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Colorado Shifts Focus From LLLT

Colorado Shifts Focus From LLLT

The state is looking to a new model to meet needs of unrepresented litigants By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado’s search for a model to serve unrepresented family litigants has a shift in focus — from one coast to the other. The Limited License Legal Technicians subcommittee of the Colorado Supreme Court Advisory Committee, which […]

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For Parental Rights, Busy Year at CO Supreme Court

For Parental Rights, Busy Year at CO Supreme Court

Justices and judges settle several questions, some novel, in an area of law that rarely reaches highest level of judicial review By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Once in December and twice in May, the Colorado Supreme Court settled questions within the finite area of parental rights in the past year, and the cases are […]

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Legal Lasso: RNC Day Three

Legal Lasso: RNC Day Three

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Husch Blackwell Combines With Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek

Husch Blackwell Combines With Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek

Husch Blackwell and Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. announced July 18 that the firms have joined forces, completing the largest law firm combination announced this year. The firm retains the Husch Blackwell name and will continue to operate in all markets where the individual firms previously had offices. The combination became effective July 15 and was announced April […]

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Juvenile Detention: A Good Status Quo?

Juvenile Detention: A Good Status Quo?

Incremental changes on the docket for a system already responsive to calls for change By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A few times, while serving a five-year sentence for a 1997 aggravated robbery, Wayne Thomas had to compete against a fellow female inmate. The contest was pushups, and the prize was avoiding the embarrassment of losing […]

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Patent Program Provides Much-Sought Clarity

Patent Program Provides Much-Sought Clarity

A USPTO pilot program gives an avenue for reconsideration without an appeal By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Patent applicants just got a new tool to help them get new ideas through the Patent Office. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week launched a pilot program that should give patent applicants more information about […]

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Legal Lasso: RNC Edition

Legal Lasso: RNC Edition

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Vacancy Opens on Boulder County Court Bench

The 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission is looking for candidates to replace the retiring Judge John Stavely. The commission will meet Aug. 31 at the Boulder County Combined Court to interview and select nominees for the vacancy, which opens Jan. 10. The salary for the position is $152,466 annually, and the initial term of office […]

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