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“Civil” Proceedings: Elevating the Legal Profession at Trial CLE

| December 01, 2021 | Announcement, News

Nicole Westbrook and Al Sahlstrom discuss common courtroom courtesies that can improve client outcomes and elevate the profession, on-demand at LawPracticeCLE. In 2015, the Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to make clear that the Rules by which we as lawyers are governed are liberally construed and employed “to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive… Read more »

Steve Suneson to Speak on International Commercial Contracts CLE

| November 01, 2021 | Announcement, News

  Steve Suneson with Jones & Keller P.C. and Matt Hofmeister with Alterra Mountain Company will present CLE on ways to detect and correct problem areas in international commercial contracts for the Colorado Bar Association on December 6. COMMON ISSUE-SPOTTING AREAS IN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS Monday, December 6 at 12:00 pm Virtual CLE Register Description… Read more »

Brad Hamilton Receives Pandemic Heroes Award for Legal Relief Efforts

| October 27, 2021 | Announcement, News

Brad Hamilton and his fellow team members of the Colorado COVID Legal Relief program were recognized as “Pandemic Heroes” for their volunteer work with businesses. The Colorado Lawyers Committee (CLC) awarded Brad Hamilton and his fellow volunteer team members with the Pandemic Heroes Award for assisting three or more businesses on behalf of  the Colorado… Read more »

Conservatorship, Guardianship or Powers of Attorney?

| October 26, 2021 | Articles

Conservatorships are in the news most recently due to challenges in the Britney Spears conservatorship. But Dylan Metzner says don’t be afraid of guardianships or conservatorships. There is more general transparency for interested parties in guardianships and conservatorships than what is available through powers of attorney. Watch or read the 2-minute summary here.  A conservatorship… Read more »

Legal Issues in SEC and State Securities Actions CLE

| October 25, 2021 | Announcement, News

Paul Vorndran and Blaine Bengtson dig into SEC and State securities defense matters to highlight where mistakes can happen and how minimize the risk in CLE on-demand at LawPracticeCLE. When the SEC and State Securities Commissioners pursue enforcement, an alleged violation under scrutiny can often snowball from a stand-alone issue to broader related administrative proceedings… Read more »

Drafting Business Contracts: Guiding Business Clients to Better Outcomes CLE

| October 21, 2021 | Announcement, News

Nicole Westbrook and Cash Parker share strategies for drafting documents from a litigation perspective in CLE on-demand at LawPracticeCLE. Every attorney drafting contracts does so with an eye toward reducing potential litigation. There is an art to doing so, where experience matters. Learn the tips and tricks for drafting contracts that will stand up in… Read more »

Howard Kenison Appointed to Center for Human Rights

| October 20, 2021 | Announcement, News

Championing the work of the ABA’s Center for Human Rights in protecting vulnerable populations and communities. Howard Kenison accepted an appointment by ABA President Reggie Turner to the Advisory Council of the Center for Human Rights. The Center consists of an executive board, chaired by the Hon. James A. Wynn, special counselors and an advisory… Read more »

Reporting Releases of Contaminants in Colorado

| October 20, 2021 | Announcement, News

Howard Kenison and Blaine Bengtson at Jones & Keller reprised their author roles in the latest edition of Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property, where they write a chapter highlighting federal and Colorado environmental regulation requirements for the CBA/CLE. The Colorado Bar Association-Continuing Legal Education (CBA/CLE) released the “Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property, Third… Read more »

When Unregistered Companies are Drawn into SEC Investigations

| September 23, 2021 | Articles

What must – and should — a non-registered company do when the SEC comes calling? By Paul Vorndran and Blaine Bengtson It is well known that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is the nation’s primary regulator of activities related to securities. The SEC has the authority to investigate registered entities and financial professionals affiliated… Read more »