[…] Michael Blasie is a Staff Counsel at Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP and former law clerk to Judge David Richman of the Colorado Court of Appeals. After graduating from NYU Law School he worked as a commercial litigator at Cooley LLP, Reilly Pozner LLP, and Kelly & Walker LLC. He authors the chapter on appellate brief writing in the Colorado Appellate Law and Practice treatise, and a monthly legal writing blog for the Colorado Bar Association’s Legal Connection. When not practicing law, he enjoys being a volunteer firefighter for the City of Golden. This post originally appeared in the Docket. […]