Legal Lasso: Olgetree Finds a New Denver Home

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF

IN LOCAL NEWS:

Ogletree Deakins on the Move
Ogletree Deakins is leaving its downtown digs in favor of a space at Colorado at I-25. The move was made in order to have easier access to its Denver Tech Center-based clients, according to the firm.

If We Can Put a Man on the Moon
Mike Pence, while on a visit to Colorado Springs, said President Donald Trump wants to put a man on the moon and made a pledge to make manned missions to the moon and Mars.

Dems’ PERA Plan
Colorado Democrats have a counterproposal to a plan to shore up the state pension. Their proposal involve cutting a GOP plan to offer more public workers a defined contribution plan and eliminating a proposed hike to employee contributions but retaining cuts to retiree benefits.

General Assembly Looks to Change Schools’ Sexual Misconduct Policies
A bill making its way through the state legislature would mandate how the state’s public and private colleges and universities respond and make their sexual misconduct policies well-known.

 

IN NATIONAL NEWS:

Justice Sotomayor Injured
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her shoulder in a fall in her home, but will continue working, despite the injury.

Microsoft Case Made Moot
The Supreme Court said a case involving Microsoft should be dismissed because new legislation allowing warrants to reach emails held on overseas servers has made the case moot.

Law Firm Partnership Ranks Shrinking
More large law firms have whittled down their percentage of partners in each of the past five years, a trend some attribute to heightened competition and sluggish demand.

Gorsuch Hires Diversity 
Justice Neil Gorsuch is outclassing most of his peers in hiring diverse law clerks to work with him. Of his seven clerks he’s worked with thus far, three are non-white.

Hannity and Cohen
Sean Hannity was a client of Michael Cohen, but both men quickly sought to define the term “client.” Despite the gray area, Hannity was a client.

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