Archive for ‘January, 2015’

West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Executive Branch Pt. 1—Executive Orders

  The executive branch of government enforces Colorado law. Art. IV of the Colorado Constitution establishes the executive branch and its officers and provides for their…

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Selection of Independent Colorado Judges

  Judicial Independence: “The principle of judicial independence is central to a functioning democracy. Essentially, this means that the courts are shielded from politics or any other force…

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Dating and the Single Divorce Lawyer

  “Sara” is 35 years old, single, bright, attractive, and very personable. Although she is generally social and outgoing, much of her free time this past…

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What’s the Profession’s Best Kept Secret? All the Good We Do!

  I have to admit, sometimes it is a challenge to talk with the lay community and not hear pointed criticism about lawyers and the profession.…

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The Lottery for Good Counsel on Texas Death Row

Should having competent defense counsel be a matter of luck? After many failures by prior counsel, our client, who was recently released from Texas prison after serving…

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Ten Questions with New CBA/DBA Executive Director Patrick Flaherty

  New CBA/DBA Executive Director Patrick Flaherty brings a unique blend of legal knowledge, nonprofit management, and advocacy experience to the bar associations. He was most…

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Meet New Denver County Court Judge Adam J. Espinosa

  Judge Adam J. Espinosa was sworn in on January 13, 2015, and on January 14, began presiding over a civil docket in Denver County Court.…

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Picture This: February

  Solo Small Firm Section’s Annual Holiday Networking Luncheon More than 65 members attended the Solo Small Firm Section’s annual Holiday Networking luncheon held on Dec.…

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On Love, Fictional and Less So: A Famous Couples Quiz

  If you believe all the hype, February is the month in which relationships are made, dreams are swiftly fulfilled and one effortlessly ascends to lofty…

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Legal Affairs: February

GOOD THINGS The American Bar Association’s section of environment, energy and resources awarded the Jackson Kelly PLLC air quality committee the section’s “Best 2013-14 Environmental Committee”…

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