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Hall and Evans congratulates Awilda R. Marquez on her appointment by
Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Marci Fulton has been named the firm’s 2006 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.
Holland & Hart was ranked among the top 10 pro bono firms in the nation by The American Lawyer’s Pro Bono Scorecard.
The Holland & Hart Foundation is a winner of this year’s College of Law Practice Management InnovAction Awards.
Lyle A. Wallace, with Minor & Brown, has been selected to the Leadership Denver Class of 2008, a program that brings together 50 top leaders in business, non-profits and government.
Fairfield and Woods has formed a new GreenTech Law Group. DBA Past-President Joseph B. Dischinger is the practice head.
Holland & Hart celebrated its 60th anniversary in July.
Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons is pleased to announce that associate S. Kato Crews is a member of the Board of Directors for The Urban League of the Pikes Peak Region.
Patton Boggs’ custom-published magazine, Capital Thinking, was honored with the 2007 Best Law Firm Publication Award, by the Burton Foundation and the Association of Legal Administrators.
Four Colorado law school students received the Patton Boggs Foundation Public Policy Fellowship award: Lucia Wolff and Mary Jo Lowrey from the University of Denver, and John Bergmayer and Warren Myers from the University of Colorado.
Martin Semple has been named to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ board of trustees.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck was awarded a Bronze Quill and Award of Merit from the Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators for its recruiting brochure, Take Note: A Guide to Your Next Step.
Five Denver law firms were singled out as the ones directors of public companies would turn to for help by Corporate Board Member magazine: Holland & Hart; Holme Roberts & Owen; Davis Graham & Stubbs; Sherman & Howard; and Faegre & Benson.
Ken Fellman spoke at the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates conference, as well as the Association of Idaho Cities in Couer d’Alene conference in June about issues related to community broadband networks, cable franchising and a changing regulatory environment.
Christopher L. Richardson has been re-elected as the Chief Executive Officer of Davis Graham & Stubbs.
Cage Williams has dissolved and 12 attorneys have joined Sherman & Howard in Denver: Mark Williams, Jordan Fox, Kelly Robinson, Ed Adkins, Victoria Chenault, Christian Hendrickson, Niccole Brennan, Lorenzo Trujillo, Melissa Kerin, Jon Lien, Scot Peterson
Danielle Moore and Carla A. Scarpone have joined The Harris Law Firm as associates.
Gibson Arnold & Associates welcomes Roxanne Jensen as director of lateral partners & law firm mergers.
Holland & Hart welcomes Billi McCullough and Maureen McInerney to its Project Development and Finance practice, and William Caile, who will focus on natural resource and water issues. Geoff Barry has joined the firm as of counsel.
Rebecca J. Maxey has joined Kutak Rock in its Corporate and Real Estate Department.
Kieran Lasater and Teresa Baird have joined Fairfield and Woods.
Daphne O’Connor is head of Arnold & Porter’s Denver office.
Hogan & Hartson is pleased to announce that three associates have joined the firm: Ami Galani and Danny Hart Jr. work in the firm’s corporate, finance and securities practice; and Nic Heinke works in the firm’s litigation practice.
David M. Beller, formerly with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office, has joined Recht & Kornfeld as an associate.
Laura B. Alms has become an associate at Inman Flynn Biesterfeld Brentlinger & Moritz.
Adam K. Feldman and Robert B. Low have joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as of counsel. Tom Romer has joined as a shareholder. Raul Abad, Lori Baker, Ashley Krause and Leah VanLandschoot have joined as associates.
IN THE NEWS
The Denver Business Journal featured the new Deans’ Diversity Council, and featured Cynthia Hyman, Beto Juárez, Kenzo Kawanabe, Christine Arguello and Damian Arguello in the story.
Dan Recht and David Lane were quoted in a Denver Post story as experts on the death penalty.
John Shively and Gale Miller shared their expertise with the Rocky Mountain News in a story about the FTC’s request for a preliminary injunction to halt Whole Foods’ planned purchase of Wild Oats.
The DBJ feature, "The young guns" profiled "young" attorneys who are breaking out on their own: Brian Budman, Tom Franklin, K.C. Groves, Kari Hershey, Russell Kemp, Brian Popp, Dino Ross and John Zakhem. Also quoted was veteran attorney Ed Flitton.
William O’Rourke was mentioned in Bill Husted’s Post column for writing a letter to Mayor Hickenlooper in protest to the outlawing of dogs at popular coffee shops in Cherry Creek. He pleaded: "intercession of our dog-loving, coffee-loving Mayor, to bring common sense and your considerable resources to help resolve this problem."
Also mentioned in Husted’s column was Christopher Parent, who advised a local pizza lounge owner to change its name from Pi, to avoid legal troubles from a restaurant in the new Hilton with the same name.
Ashley Jordaan was quoted in the Rocky’s "Business Extra" for the advice she received from her mentor, Rich Young: "You must view your legal career as a marathon, not a sprint."
Two lawyers were quoted in a Rocky story about Mike Shanahan giving a player a lie-detector test: Colin Barnacle and David Lichtenstein.
Attorneys writing features for the DBJ: Jeff Brown about a new FTC Franchise Rule; and Sheldon Friedman, "You’d better watch your cyber language, or else." Jeffrey Brimer was featured in a DBJ story about Colorado franchisers.
BRICKS AND MORTAR
After 26 years of providing legal services through his own firm, Bill Walters, DBA past-president and president elect of the Colorado Bar Association, will become of counsel to Kelly|Garnsey|Hubbell+Lass. His new contact information is as follows: William E. Walters III, Kelly Garnsey Hubbell + Lass LLC, 1441 18th St., Suite 300, Denver, 80202-1255; phone: (303) 296-9412; fax: (303) 293-8705; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kenneth McRae has opened the first Denver office of Cordell & Cordell. Find it at 7887 E. Belleview Ave., Suite 1100, Denver, 80111. Phone: (303) 221-3237; e-mail: Kmcrae@cordelllaw.com; website: http://www.dadsdivorce.com.
McGeady Sisneros, P.C. has moved to 450 E. 17th Ave., Suite 400, Denver 80203-1214. Phone: (303) 592-4380; fax: (303) 592-4385.
Stern Elkind & Curray and Carter & Alterman have merged. With 10 attorneys, 15 paralegals and a staff of more than 40, the new firm, Stern Elkind Curray & Alterman, is the largest law firm dedicated to immigration in the Rocky Mountain region. Find them at 650 S. Cherry St., Suite 900, Denver, 80246. Phone: (303) 692-0111; website: http://www.secalaw.com.
Theodore J. Kuhlman passed away July 2 at the age of 88. Ted specialized in probate and civil litigation and during the last 12 years of his career, he practiced with his son Kenton as Kuhlman and Kuhlman, P.C. He was a 50+ year member of the American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. He was a member of the Order of Daedalians, Mile Hi Mercedes Benz Club and Distinguished Flying Cross Society.