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Legal Services

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Recreational marijuana smoking a firing offense? Colorado Bar Association says "yes"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Marijuana: Are attorneys who deal with pot violating professional ethics?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    James W. Faber, alleged fraud fighter, indicted for $2 million worth of fraud

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Kurt Riggin: Complaints in Park County medical marijuana case dismissed after long legal fight

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Scott Gessler: Sec. of State dumps moonlighting scheme, will try to get by on $68,000 per year

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Stephanie Villafuerte supporters stand tough

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008
  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Grazin' Hell

    Bush put former industry lobbyists in charge of public lands. Now a deal with a Wyoming rancher has the stewards running for cover.

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    Pro Boner

    Auraria's effort to offer students "free" legal services cost plenty and ended badly.

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    The Law Firm of Smith & Wesson

    Other employees at her office were packing. So why did she get canned?

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Man Overboard!

    The City of Denver wants Ocean Journey to reel in its spending.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Surprise Ending

    Eulipions money set aside for theater may go to fund other black arts groups.

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Courting Chaos

    When the workers' compensation appeals system bogged down, judges felt the pain, too.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Duty Calls

    Membership has its privileges -- but for this sheriff's deputy, a lawyer wasn't one of them.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Judging the Judge

    After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.

  • News

    February 26, 1998
  • News

    September 18, 1997

    The People's Hired Gun

    A private attorney defends the city's honor--and her hefty legal bills, which you are paying.

  • News

    October 10, 1996

    Advice and Dissent

    Does the city have to keep hiring the same big-bucks, well-connected lawyer as a consultant?

  • News

    August 2, 1995

    ADVICE AND DISSENT

    BROWNSTEIN HYATT GETS STIFFED ON A LEGAL BILL.

  • News

    November 30, 1994

    A FIRM NO

    A BLOODY BATTLE IS HINTED AT IN A LAW FIRM'S COUNTERSUIT AGAINST AN EX-RTC BIGWIG.

  • News

    October 5, 1994
  • News

    September 28, 1994
  • News

    May 18, 1994

    GENTLEMEN PREFER BONDS

    FOR THE FIRMS THAT CRANK OUT DIA'S FINANCIAL PAPERWORK, THE PROFITS ARE SKY-HIGH -- AND THE WORK IS ALL LEGAL.

  • News

    April 6, 1994

    NOT ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS

    AN ATTORNEY HIRED FOR CITY AIRPORT WORK WAS CENSURED BY THE STATE SUPREME COURT FOR "DISHONESTY."

  • News

    March 16, 1994
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