Colorado

405 ABA Journal Colorado articles.

Qwest CEO Judge Nottingham Resigns Amid Misconduct Probe

Facing multiple misconduct complaints, U.S. District Judge Edward W. Nottingham, chief of the federal court in Colorado, has resigned, effective Oct. 29.

The Denver-based Oct 21, 2008 9:23 PM CDT

Facing New Ethics Complaint by Ex-Prostitute, US Judge May Resign

A federal judge in Denver is considering resignation after a former prostitute filed a new ethics complaint against him that contends he asked her to lie about paying her for…

McDermott’s Shared Tab for ‘Abuse of Advocacy’ is $4.3M in Attorney Fees

McDermott, Will & Emery and its client Medtronic Inc. have been ordered to pay $4.3 million in attorney fees for “abuse of advocacy” in a patent case.

U.S. District Judge…

Unlicensed ‘Lawyer’ Allegedly Practiced for a Decade in 10 States

For the past decade or so, Howard Kieffer has reportedly represented clients in federal cases in 10 states. The problem is, he reportedly wasn’t properly licensed to practice law in…

Buying a Home Where Buffalo Roam Lands Software CEO in Criminal Court

Keeping a 2,000-pound animal contained when the grass looks good on the other side of the fence isn’t easy. And it isn’t required under Colorado’s open-range law, which allows livestock…

2 Colorado Judges Censured for Prosecutorial Work Years Ago

Two former Colorado prosecutors who didn’t turn over potentially exculpatory information to the defense in a first-degree murder case have been censured for their role in sending a man who…

Young Protester in Denver Finds 1st Arrest a Daunting Experience

Arrested for the first time in his life while protesting in Denver on Monday night, as the Democratic National Convention was getting into gear, a young Colorado man identified as…

Three Arrested in Possible Plot to Kill Obama, But ‘No Credible Threat’

Three people arrested in Colorado on drug and firearm charges may have been involved in a plot to kill Barack Obama during his acceptance speech on Thursday.

It is not…

From Salvation Army Shelter to Christian Lawyer: Meet Doug Romero

The Law Office of Douglas Romero in Denver has a pastor on staff and a plaque on the wall that says “Jesus Christ is…

Akerman Partner Dies Trying to Save Wife in River Accident

A partner at Akerman Senterfitt in Miami died during a Colorado vacation when he tried to rescue his wife after she slipped on wet rock and fell into a river.

Suspect ID’d by DNA in JonBenet Ramsey Murder Case

Cleared by the local district attorney of any involvement in the murder of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey in 1996, her family now has one goal: to see her killer…

DNA Clears Family in Murder of JonBenet Ramsey, DA Says

After more than a decade of whispers and suspicion, DNA tests have reportedly cleared the family of JonBenet Ramsey of involvement in the 6-year-old Colorado beauty queen’s murder in 1996.

Publication Names Qwest’s Legal Department as Best

Corporate Counsel has named the legal department at Qwest Communications as the best in 2008.

Richard Baer led the department through a difficult time, transforming it at the same time…

Colo. Lawyer Told to Pay Client $145K; a ‘Big Victory,’ He Says

A Colorado personal injury lawyer who was ordered by a jury to pay a former client $145,000 says the verdict represents a “big victory” for him, because the plaintiff was…

Judge Removes DA’s Office From Murder Case, Cites Ethics Breach

In an unprecedented move, a Colorado district attorney’s office was yanked from a death penalty case after a judge learned that one of the prosecutors had previously represented the defendant.…

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