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High Court to Review Disbarred Lawyer’s Case

Whether or not a contract is automatically voided as a public policy issue if it was formed in violation of Colorado Rule of Professional Conduct 1.8(a) is a novel question in Colorado case law. And while counsel for the disbarred attorney in Calvert v. Mayberry is hoping for a reversal of an intermediate appeals court ruling, an attorney for his former clients claims the continuing litigation is causing harm.

Colorado PERA Prevails in Pay Equity Case

The state’s largest pension fund successfully defended against a pay discrimination claim. But the plaintiff’s counsel are seeking appeal on the discrimination claims that didn’t survive to trial.

Another Vacancy in the 17th Judicial District

The 17th Judicial District Nominating Commission will again convene to seek candidates for a district court judgeship. On April 14, the commission will meet...

Published Court Opinions

Court Opinions published for Feb. 9, 2017.

Judge Appointed in 17th District

Roberto Ramirez will fill the seat left empty by Judge Craig Welling, who joined the Colorado Court of Appeals

JUDGE PROFILES: Kandace Gerdes

Gerdes has always had an enduring philosophy, "Treat each as an individual, because each comes with a unique set of circumstances.”

Construction Defects Package Not All-Or-Nothing Proposition

The General Assembly is considering three major bills aimed at construction defects reform in 2017, though their passage might still be a pipedream.

Denver Lawyer Wins Clemency Petition for Pro Bono Client

With the help of Denver attorney Kira Suyeishi, one federal inmate receives clemency from President Obama on his last day in office.

Colorado Supreme Court Defines Boundary for Expert Testimony

The state's new "ordinary person" standard for witness testimony could push more law enforcement personnel and other professionals to testify as experts, not laypeople.

CO Judge Retires After Disciplinary Action

A Colorado judge will retire after facing disciplinary action for alleged misconduct. The Colorado Supreme Court on Feb. 9 approved a recommendation from the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline for the...