The folks at the Colorado Bar Association have weed on their mind. For the December edition of its "Legal Lines" column, the CBA considered whether marijuana attorneys are violating professional ethics by representing clients who break federal law (even if what they're doing is perfectly fine in Col ... More >>
Are attorneys who work with marijuana businesses violating professional ethics by assisting folks whose actions are legal in Colorado but break federal law? According to the Colorado Bar Association, the answer is: Not always, but often. This conclusion concerns Warren Edson, an attorney who special ... More >>
In a press release from a few years back, James W. Faber portrayed himself as a crusader on behalf of individuals who'd been defrauded. Which is interesting, not to mention ironic, given that he's just been indicted in absentia on charges that include multiple counts of (you guessed it) fraud. Get ... More >>
Kurt Riggin."It's finally over," says Kurt Riggin about his twisted legal odyssey. He'd originally been accused of attempting to influence a public servant and criminal impersonation in Park County stemming from advocacy on behalf of a medical marijuana patient who claimed law enforcement was ... More >>
Scott Gessler.Secretary of State Scott Gessler's plan to moonlight for his old law firm because he couldn't get by on just $68,000 per year created an apparent conflict of interest of off-the-charts proportions and a golden opportunity for satire: See Kenny Be's hilarious Gessler cartoon and ... More >>
Not everyone is out to get Stephanie Villafuerte.Stephanie Villafuerte's nomination as U.S. Attorney for Colorado hasn't gone smoothly. Opponents continue to suggest that she may have taken part in accessing a federal database for political reasons -- the very thing for which former ICE agent ... More >>
As noted in Westword's January 31 cover story, "The Player," before longtime scam artist Amadeus Harlan started his latest venture, Harlan21, he worked at Legal Aid National Services, Inc., or LANS Corp., a legal-aid operation in Denver that many former employees have accused of unsavory practices. ... More >>
Bush put former industry lobbyists in charge of public lands. Now a deal with a Wyoming rancher has the stewards running for cover.
Auraria's effort to offer students "free" legal services cost plenty and ended badly.
Other employees at her office were packing. So why did she get canned?
The City of Denver wants Ocean Journey to reel in its spending.
Eulipions money set aside for theater may go to fund other black arts groups.
When the workers' compensation appeals system bogged down, judges felt the pain, too.
Membership has its privileges -- but for this sheriff's deputy, a lawyer wasn't one of them.
After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.
A private attorney defends the city's honor--and her hefty legal bills, which you are paying.
Does the city have to keep hiring the same big-bucks, well-connected lawyer as a consultant?
BROWNSTEIN HYATT GETS STIFFED ON A LEGAL BILL.
A BLOODY BATTLE IS HINTED AT IN A LAW FIRM'S COUNTERSUIT AGAINST AN EX-RTC BIGWIG.
FOR THE FIRMS THAT CRANK OUT DIA'S FINANCIAL PAPERWORK, THE PROFITS ARE SKY-HIGH -- AND THE WORK IS ALL LEGAL.
AN ATTORNEY HIRED FOR CITY AIRPORT WORK WAS CENSURED BY THE STATE SUPREME COURT FOR "DISHONESTY."