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Laura Lopez
ASSOCIATE

Laura L. Lopez specializes in a wide array of corporate transactional matters. Laura’s practice encompasses business transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, finance, and real estate.

Prior to joining Jones & Keller, she was a Fellow with the Denver City Attorney’s Office–Municipal Operations Section, and previously interned for the governor of Oklahoma. She draws on her past political experiences and public relations education to best advise her clients and assist them in strategically achieving their bottom line.

Experience

During law school, Laura gained invaluable experience working at Newmont Mining Corporation, clerking at an international law firm, and serving as a Judicial Intern at the Colorado Court of Appeals. Additionally, she participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Team, the Civil Litigation Clinic, and the Student Bar Association.

Professional and Community Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Women’s Bar Association
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
Pledge to Diversity – Executive Committee Member
Center for Legal Inclusiveness – Board Member
Law School Si Se Puede – Mentor

Languages
Spanish.

Personal
In her spare time, she enjoys watching college football, cooking new recipes, and practicing yoga.

 

 

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EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, University of Denver – Sturm College of Law, 2017

Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 2013

LICENSED IN

Colorado

Definition of ‘Note’ in Colorado Securities Act Limited

(Originally published March 17, 2016) by Paul Vorndran The Colorado Court of Appeals reversed a criminal conviction for securities fraud pursuant to C.R.S. § 11-51-501(1)(b) finding the trial court erred in refusing to give a proffered instruction that not all promissory notes are securities for purposes of the Colorado Securities Act (CSA).  In People v. Mendenhall, 363 […]

Tax Traps for the Unwary

TAX TRAPS FOR THE UNWARY – EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION ISSUES IN M&A TRANSACTIONS (PART I: SECTION 280G) By Charles E. Wern, JD, LLM and D. Laird Blue, JD, LLM, Shareholders, Jones & Keller, PC Changes to the U.S. regulatory landscape and corporate tax law structure could spark increased M&A deal activity and strategic partnering in the banking […]

Jones & Keller President Brad H. Hamilton in Independent Banker

President of Jones & Keller and well-known securities attorney, Brad H. Hamilton, was quoted by Independent Banker in an article by Karen Epper Hoffman on the need for community banks to understand cybersecurity issues; how to provide cybersecurity direction at board meetings and executive events; learning to present online security issues in basic terms; introducing […]

Denver Business Journal Recognizes Jones & Keller, P.C. Women in Law

We are pleased to announce our women attorneys at Jones & Keller were covered in the April 27th edition of the Denver Business Journal, Women in Law. Congratulations to our attorneys, and thank you to the Denver Business Journal for focusing our attention to the important role they possess in our community.

Christopher R. Johnson Speaks on Cybersecurity and the Community Bank

Jones & Keller attorney, Christopher R. Johnson, will be presenting a continuing legal education program on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 as part of the Colorado Bar Association’s Financial Institutions Subsection CLE Luncheon Series. Christopher will speak on the evolution of state and federal cybersecurity regulatory regimes applicable to financial institutions including community banks, available compliance […]

In Memoriam Bob Davenport

Bob Davenport passed away on Saturday, October 14, at the age of 87, following a long battle with emphysema, with his wife and son at his side. Bob was born on August 5, 1930 in Earlington, Kentucky. Upon graduation from highschool, Bob was drafted into the Army.  Bob and Patricia A. McNerney met shortly thereafer […]

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