Official Magazine of the Denver Bar Association

Legal Affairs ~ May 2016

GOOD THINGS

Archuleta.

Archuleta.

The Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI), Association of Corporate Counsel Colorado Chapter and the Pledge to Diversity Legal Group, in partnership with Kaplan Bar Review, are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Colorado Diversity Bar Exam Scholarship — Brandon Archuleta and Andres Murguia. They are third-year law students at the University of Colorado Law School.

Peyton.

Peyton.

The Colorado Supreme Court recently revealed that it has approved the selection of J. Ryann Peyton as the new director of the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program (CAMP), effective July 1. Peyton worked in private practice as a domestic relations attorney until 2015, when she transitioned her practice to nonprofit civil-rights law.

Schulte.

Schulte.

Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC is proud to announce that attorney Christian J. Schulte has been accepted to the Greeley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Childs McCune.

Childs McCune.

Childs McCune employees and their family members participated in the “Runnin’ of the Green Lucky 7k,” a CM Health and Wellness event benefiting Volunteers of America.

Twelve CBA members from Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP were recognized for pro bono service during the law firm’s annual John P. Frank Pro Bono Awards luncheon.

Woods & Aitken is proud to announce that Joel D. Heusinger, a partner in the firm’s construction law practice group, has been named a fellow to the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL).

Buechler Law Office, LLC is pleased to announce that Kenneth J. Buechler is now board certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification.

CHANGES

Dill Combs.

Dill Combs.

The Martinez Law Group, PC is pleased to announce that Shelly Dill Combs has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Her practice will include both employment and class action litigation.

Denver Public Schools would like to welcome Jerome DeHerrera, who will serve as the district’s general counsel, advising the elected school board, superintendent and senior leaders of the state’s largest school district on all legal matters.

The Hustead Law Firm is pleased to announce that Connor L. Cantrell and Christopher J. Shannon have become shareholders. The firm also welcomed Keenan M. Jones to its team.

Carpenter.

Carpenter.

Sender Wasserman Wadsworth is pleased to announce that Aaron J. Conrardy has become a shareholder of the firm. Conrardy will continue his practice in bankruptcy and commercial litigation.

Klatskin.

Klatskin.

Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC, is pleased to announce that Willis V. Carpenter and Andrew S. Klatskin have become of counsel to the firm. Both practice in all areas of real estate and commercial transactions.

Arnold.

Arnold.

Karamalegos Kust.

Karamalegos Kust.

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is pleased to announce that Willow Arnold has been promoted to partner. Arnold will continue to represent employers, insurers and self-insured employers in workers’ compensation matters.

Chappell.

Chappell.

Stallworthy.

Stallworthy.

Sweetbaum Sands Anderson is pleased to announce that Katherine Karamalegos Kust has been elected a shareholder, Marilyn Chappell has joined the firm as special counsel, and Douglas J. Stallworthy and Jeremy J. Balu have joined the firm as associates.

Balu.

Balu.

O'Brien.

O’Brien.

Volant Law LLC is delighted to welcome Bradley J. O’Brien as a partner. O’Brien’s practice focuses on business advice, real estate transactions and commercial litigation.

BRICK AND MORTAR

Epstein Patierno, PC is pleased to announce its formation and the opening of its Greenwood Village location. The firm will continue to practice all aspects of family law matters.

Doug Richards and Chris Carrington are pleased to announce the opening of Richards Carrington LLC. The firm will focus on complex civil and criminal litigation. It is located at 1755 Blake St., Suite 240, Denver. Visit richardscarrington.com for more details.

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