Back From the Dead?

Every January, lawmakers head back to the Colorado State Capitol and bring with them legislation that failed in past sessions. Law Week took a look at what legislators might pull from a permanent grave for this upcoming session.

The Freshman Class

Members-elect of the Colorado House of Representatives and Senate are preparing for the start of the legislative session Jan. 11. Several are completely new to the legislature while others are merely making a shift from the House to the Senate or returning after losing previous elections.

An Outlook for Lawyer Lobbies

Every January, lawmakers head back to the Colorado State Capitol and bring with them legislation that failed in past sessions. Law Week took a look at what legislators might pull from a permanent grave for this upcoming session.

Energy Major Issue for State and Federal Governments

The state legislature is preparing for possible federal changes in energy and environmental policy with the addition of a committee that will focus solely on topics related to energy and the environment.

Back in Session: A Legislative Look Ahead

With the 2017 legislative session starting this week, members of the Colorado Senate and Colorado House of Representatives are looking forward to moving forward this month.

Beth McCann Sworn in as Denver DA

As she raised her right hand to recite the oath Tuesday evening, Beth McCann became the first female to serve as Denver's top prosecutor. "I...

Escaping the Billable Hour

Despite the pressure to adopt more accommodating billing options, it seems although the billable hour is here to stay. However, some firms are advising other firms to evolve with their clients.

Colorado’s Marijuana Czar to Step Down

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Colorado's "marijuana czar," Andrew Freedman, will be transitioning out of the administration.

Managed Legal Services Gaining Traction

Managed legal service providers are a growing sector of “New Law.” We take a closer look at one local example that’s following a nationally successful model.

Hickenlooper Appoints Two to Public Utilities Commission

Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the appointment of Jeff Ackermann and Wendy Moser to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Ackermann will serve as chairman of the PUC. Both appointments are effective Jan. 9.