Official Magazine of the Denver Bar Association

Legal Affairs: March


Fine_DavidDavid Fine, managing partner at McKenna Long and Aldridge, was named the chair of the board of directors of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness.
Fine focuses on complex matters at the intersection of policy, business, and law.

Hunt_DiegoHolland & Hart litigation attorney Diego Hunt received the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association’s 2015 Chris Miranda Award at the CHBA’s annual banquet.

James M. Lyons has been elected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Lyons focuses his practice on complex business litigation mediation and arbitration of virtually all types, including corporate, securities and insurance law.

Brendan P. Rodman and Katherine W. Petrides are proud to announce that John R. Rodman has been elected to a three-year term as trustee of the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

The Defense Research Institute has elected Amy L. Miletich of MiletichCohen PC, its National Director. Miletich’s practice focuses on assisting employers in the defense of employment law claims and in implementing preventative measures to avoid such actions.

Denver-Rescue-Mission-2015On Jan. 20, some of the Childs McCune team served lunch to the homeless at the Denver Rescue Mission’s Lawrence Street Center.



Karsh Fulton Gabler Joseph PC is pleased to announce that Ivan M. Call and Christian D. Aggeler have become shareholders with the firm. Call’s practice will continue to focus on commercial, civil and real estate litigation. Aggeler’s practice will continue to focus on commercial, civil and real estate litigation, trusts and estates, and real estate.

Jackson Kelly PLLC recently promoted Dana M. Svendsen to membership status. Svendsen practices in the occupational safety and health practice group.

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite is pleased to announce that Mark H. Boscoe and Sheela S. Stack have been elected shareholders.  Boscoe is a member of the firm’s corporate practice group and Stack is a member of the firm’s water, energy, resources and environmental law practice group.

Perkins Coie announced that David St. John-Larkin, Timothy J. Fete, and Shane M. Niebergall have been promoted to partner. St. John-Larkin is a member of the intellectual property practice, Fete is a member of the business practice, and Niebergall is a member of the Intellectual Property practice.

McKae_L_HR_smallLindsay L. McKae has been elected to the partnership of Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP. She represents lending institutions in complex finance transactions.

Moye White LLP announced that J. David Arkell has joined the firm as a partner. He will be a member of the firm’s construction group as well as its recently formed alternative dispute resolution group.

Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC, is pleased to welcome Steve Suneson. Suneson’s practice focuses on corporate law and international commercial transactions.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has named Gene Bernard, Ph.D. the new managing partner. Bernard succeeds Ian Saffer. Saffer will continue his practice at the firm focusing on trademark and copyright litigation and counseling.

Jackson Lewis P.C., announced that Laura Mitchell and Scott Pechaitis were recently elevated to shareholder.

bray_danielHusch Blackwell promoted Daniel L. Bray to partnership. Bray is a member of the firm’s financial services industry team.

Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome George G. Matava and Donald E. (Tripp) Lake, III to their office as partners and members of the firm’s intellectual property and antitrust practice groups.

Kristin R. B. White has been named managing member of Jackson Kelly PLLC. White focuses her practice on occupational safety and health and mine safety and health and represents general industry, construction, coal, oil and gas, energy, automotive, manufacturing, chemical, warehousing and mining clients with regard to their regulatory safety and health matters and in crisis management.

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Sonny Allison has been named office managing partner of the firm. Allison succeeds Len MacPhee. Sonny, a partner in the firm’s business practice, focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance and securities.

Jodi-Mullen_0201The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Jodi Mullen has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mullen will be practicing at the Firm’s Fort Collins location.

Stern & Curray LLC is pleased to announce that Emily Assunta White has become a partner. Emily has expertise in all areas of immigration law and manages the firm’s removal defense and family immigration practices. Emily also advises noncitizens and their counsel on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced the election of Matthew Holohan to its partnership. Holohan is a member of the firm’s patent litigation team. His experience includes work on a variety of matters including patent infringement, copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, securities, consumer class action, and pro bono matters.

Moye White LLP, announced the appointment of new partner Keely Downs. Downs’ practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and general corporate matters.

Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese, P.C. is pleased to announce that Taylor M. Dix has joined the firm as a director and shareholder. Dix is an estate planning and tax lawyer.

Chipman Glasser, LLC is proud to announce that Reid J. Allred has become a partner at the firm. Allred specializes in litigation involving small- and medium-sized business. He has experience with ownership disputes involving closely held businesses as well as litigation involving real estate and construction disputes. The firm is also proud to announce that Douglas J. Stallworthy has joined the firm as an associate. Stallworthy’s practice includes real estate law, commercial leasing, general corporate law, civil litigation, and employment law, with a particular interest in land use and development.

Silver & DeBoskey is pleased to announce that Richard S. Strauss and Jennifer A. Milne have joined the firm. Strauss’ practice will continue to emphasize business and real estate transactions and litigation, probate administration and litigation, and estate planning. Milne’s practice will focus on business and commercial litigation and appeals.

Hale Westfall, LLP would like to announce the promotion of Christopher McNicholas to partner. McNicholas works in complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law, real estate and public policy.


David_Bush_Colorado_Attorney_300dpiDavid Bush launched his new civil law firm, David Law, today with offices based in Wheat Ridge. Bush offers clients legal assistance in the following practice areas: business planning and business law, commercial disputes and litigation, construction defect claims, employment law, federal contract claims, and industrial hemp regulation and compliance.

Aaron Bradford has been asked to help open and run the Colorado operations of Holland & Knight. Bradford will continue to focus his practice on litigation in the area of anti-competitive conduct, intellectual property , product defect and complex torts.

Haynes and Boone has opened a Denver office specializing in the energy sector. Anne Weber, a specialist in midstream and pipeline operations, joined the firm as partner to open the office at 1580 Lincoln St.

The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People became Disability Law Colorado. While their name is changing, their work and mission remain the same. In addition to launching a new name, they will have a new website and email address.

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