We are also continuing our corporate counsel salary survey for a couple more weeks. In partnership with Gibson Arnold & Associates and the Association of Corporate Counsel Rocky Mountain Chapter, we are collecting information on salary and compensation for in-house attorneys to build data that will help both job-seekers and employers be more competitive in the Colorado legal market.
IN LOCAL NEWS
Electoral College Change Passes
A bill to tie Colorado’s electoral votes to the national popular vote passed its final vote without a single Republican in support. The bill is expected to a get a signature from Gov. Jared Polis.
Red Flag Bill Advances
Colorado’s “red flag” bill passed in a House committee last night as well. That bill is also unlikely to get much, if any, support from Senate Republicans.
Former AG Recognized by One Colorado
Former Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and former state House Speaker Crisanta Duran are among those to be honored by LGBTQ advocacy group One Colorado. Coffman is being honored for her work in defending (though unsuccessfully) the state’s non-discrimination protections in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
Lawsuits Can’t Stop Upscale Rehab Center
Despite a series of lawsuits from nearby homeowners, a luxury rehab facility is set to open this year.
Mike Johnston’s Senate Race
Former state senator and governor hopeful Mike Johnston is focusing on gun control in his quest for a U.S. Senate seat.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Mueller Investigation Winding Down
President Donald Trump announced his displeasure with the Mueller investigation one more time before it is made public. Mueller might make his findings available as soon as next week.
Damning Document for Purdue Pharma?
A sealed deposition from a Purdue Pharma co-founder shows that he knew of and embraced a plan to hide OxyContin’s strength from doctors.
A Wisconsin appellate court found that a lower court judge created the appearance of partiality by accepting a Facebook friend request from a woman whose child custody case he was deciding.
Stone Ordered Silent
Roger Stone’s apology didn’t go over well. A federal judge issued a gag order to force him to keep quiet about the criminal case against him. Stone will be able to continue to collect donations through his legal aid fund but cannot comment about the judge or the case.
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