Archive for ‘February, 2017’

How the Labor and Employment Landscape Might Change with the Stroke of a Pen ~ By Sean R. Gallagher and Mary Kapsak

President Trump has been presented with a number of regulatory issues that could change the labor and employment landscape. Congressional and administrative action is not required…

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Picture This ~ February/March 2017

Appealing for Justice Book Talk   On December 15, the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center hosted an event to celebrate the release of Susan Casey’s…

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VOLUNTEER CORNER: Why I Volunteer with MVL ~ By Steve Cook

I genuinely believe that the more we give, the happier we feel. When we are doing good for others and the community, it provides a natural…

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Legal Affairs ~ February/March 2017

GOOD THINGS Lewis Brisbois partner Willow I. Arnold was recently elected as the next president of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association. Arnold’s term will last two…

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The Trouble with Taxing Sin ~ By Ryan K. Carnes

In times of financial trouble, a state may look to increase taxes, expand the tax base or repeal existing tax benefits in an attempt to balance…

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How Law Firms Can Convert More Leads into Invested Clients: Better Skills Produce Better Results ~ By Liz Wendling

Law firms are always looking for ways to attract more prospects through lead generation and marketing. The next, and most important, step is to convert these…

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Business or Firm ~ By Sara Sharp and Christina Saunders

It’s that time of year again. The New Year frenzy is settling down, and we are already well into the second quarter of 2017. There is…

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COLAP Wellness Corner: Don’t Let Life Pass You By ~ By Sarah Myers

Barbara Ezyk, executive director of the Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program, is the coordinating editor of this new series of wellness articles. Readers are encouraged to send…

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A Standing Ovation for Professor Ved Nanda ~ By the Ved Nanda Center for International & Comparative Law and the Sturm College of Law

Ved Nanda vividly remembers the balmy afternoon in the fall of 1965 when he arrived in Denver from New Haven, Connecticut and saw the Rocky Mountains…

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The Pledge to Diversity Summer Clerkship has A Lasting Effect on Colorado’s Legal Community ~ By Sara Sharp

The Pledge to Diversity Program has been promoting diversity in the Colorado legal landscape since 1993. In 2000, the program developed its Summer Clerkship Program. For…

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