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Why This Top Cannabis Attorney is Optimistic About Legalization, Even in the Sessions Era

Why This Top Cannabis Attorney is Optimistic About Legalization, Even in the Sessions Era Entire libraries have seemingly been written about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ distaste for canna- bis. We all know the 70-year-old former U.S. Senator from Alabama is not a fan of marijuana. We also know he is very much against the recreational…
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Got Nexus? & Four Tips for Donating Artwork to Charity

For many years, business owners had to ask themselves one question when it came to facing taxation in another state: Do we have “nexus”? This term indicates a business presence in a given state that’s substantial enough to trigger the state’s tax rules and obligations. Well, the question still stands. And if you’re considering operating…
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Chief Judge Order Regarding Electronic Filing

The First Judicial District has updated the Chief Judge Order (2017-01) regarding Electronic filling. This new CJO provides District’s specific requirements for electronic filing via Colorado Courts E-filing (CCE) for all electronic case types. A copy of the CJO can be obtained from our home page at: CJOEfiling.pdf  
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Highlight of March

Every fall, the 1st JD sponsors our Judges and Awards Banquet. This banquet is, in many ways, our “flagship” event of the year. The banquet is a unique opportunity to socialize with, and honor, our As- sociation members and judicial officers, and, in particular, an opportunity to recognize out-going and in-coming judicial officers. In addition,…
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Re-Discovering the Love of Being a Lawyer

I am frequently asked some version of the question, “why did you become a lawyer?” My stock answer to this question is, “because I ran out of viable options, and I knew my girlfriend (who I wanted to marry) wouldn’t tolerate my not having a life plan.” (Point of fact, said girlfriend is now my…
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