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429 ABA Journal Colorado articles.

Bad Dog! ‘Vicious’ Pomeranian is Banned from Aspen, Colo.

After years of alleged bad behavior that allegedly includes a history of biting, a “vicious” dog has been banned from Aspen, Colo., by a municipal court judge.

Gizmo, who is…

Addicted Surgical Technician May Have Infected at Least 23 Patients With Hepatitis

Addicted to a powerful painkiller, Kristen Diane Parker admittedly stole fentanyl from empty operating rooms at the Denver, Colo., hospital in which she worked.

But by substituting syringes of saline…

Army, Newspaper Examine Brigade’s High Crime Rate After Return from Iraq

A Colorado newspaper has investigated the crime rates of a U.S. Army unit once deployed to Iraq, finding that some members were responsible for a crime wave that triggered the…

Colo. Governor Gave No-Bid Contract to Hogan & Hartson, His Ex-Firm

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter hired his former law firm, Hogan & Hartson, to analyze the federal stimulus bill and make sure the state gets its share of federal funds.

Ritter…

Perkins Coie Says It Won’t Hire New Partner After All

Last Wednesday, Perkins Coie announced with some fanfare that politically connected Denver lawyer Willie Shepherd was leaving the firm he co-founded and chaired to become a partner in Perkins Coie’s…

U of Denver Law Prof Dies Today After Bicycle Accident

An assistant professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law died today after a bicycle accident early yesterday.

After initially saying in an e-mail to students that 32-year-old…

Lawyers, Firms Note Green Milestones on Earth Day

Although recession-weary lawyers may find it harder to go green this Earth Day when they’re focused on making green, environmental lawyer Claudia Rast says attorneys have more reason to celebrate…

Denver Firm Lays Off 37, Spares Others Thanks to Pay-Cut Volunteers

A well-known Denver-based law firm is laying off 15 attorneys and 22 staff members.

But the cuts would have been deeper at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shreck, its managing partner says,…

Colo. Lawyer Died in Murder-Suicide, Shot By Ex-Husband

A 30-year-old Colorado lawyer died almost immediately after she was shot in the head by her ex-husband last week.

Boulder officials said today that Katelin “Katie” Oakley, who once worked…

Colo. Law Partner’s Rallying Call: SOS Could Create Many Individual Jobs

What if every business that had the ability to create just one job did so?

That’s the premise for an unusual idea to help improve the global economy that is…

‘Little Eichmanns’ Prof Wins Case, Is Awarded One Dollar

A controversial former ethnic studies professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder has won his wrongful dismissal case against his former employer after a state court jury apparently found…

En Banc Appeals Court Reinstates Conviction of Ex-Qwest CEO

An en banc federal appeals court has reinstated the insider-trading conviction of Joseph Nacchio, the former chief executive of Qwest Communications.

In a 5-4 ruling, the full 10th U.S. Circuit…

Diversified Denver Law Firm Grows as Others Slow Down

A diversified practice and a fortuitous geographic location in a city that hasn’t suffered as much economically as many are among the reasons why a 42-lawyer Denver firm has been…

Judicial Diversity is Lacking, But Here’s What to Do to Improve, Report Says

Women and minorities are still underrepresented on the state trial and appellate court bench, regardless whether the judges are elected or appointed to their positions.

But there are things that…

Lawyer Reportedly Went Undercover in Drug Sting, Snagging Ex-Clients

An Ohio lawyer who once represented drug defendants has reportedly turned the tables, going undercover to help authorities arrest 30 people, including his former clients, a newspaper report says.

Frank…

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