Some residents of a brand-new Longmont subdivision are concerned after they learned a gravel mine could soon be built nearby. Merc addresses the question: does the law require developers to notify potential homeowners of these possible projects? See more HERE

Shareholders Kemper Will and Scott Clark have been recognized in the 2019 Chambers USA listing of leading environmental attorneys.  Chambers is a highly respected research organization that bases its rankings through assessment of a firm’s work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback. Firms and lawyers need to demonstrate sustained […]

Business Owners Should Consider Leaving Estate Unequally By Shelley Thompson, Shareholder In the area of trusts, estates, and probate litigation, one of the most common reasons for disputes between siblings after the death of a parent who owns a business or family land is the parent’s unwillingness to leave the estate unequally, or an attorney’s […]

Merc Pittinos will be speaking about “Understanding Adverse Possession” at the Land Laws for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors Seminar on May 17th at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel Read More Here Register Here

Amy Fliam focuses her practice on a variety of transactional matters. Amy advises clients at all stages of growth, helping them from initial entity selection and formation, to raising capital, and ultimate exit through sale, merger or acquisition. She has worked with companies in a variety of industries – technology, oil and gas, medical device […]

UNSOLICITED AND UNEXPECTED COMMUNICATIONS AND THE TROUBLE THEY CAN CREATE 2018 ETHICS UPDATE1 PRESENTATION TO THE TAX, BUSINESS LAW, REAL ESTATE AND TRUST AND ESTATE SECTIONS DECEMBER 12, 2018 BY HERRICK K. LIDSTONE, JR. BURNS, FIGA &WILL, P.C. GREENWOOD VILLAGE,CO How many times have we received emails from unknown parties starting off: “Can your firm […]

Protecting Personal Identifying Information In Colorado – The Rules Have Changed By Lauren M. Collins, Esq., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. & Jeremy Schupbach, Director, Legislative Relations, Colorado Bar Association On September 1, 2018, Colorado House Bill 18-1128 (“HB 1128”) went into effect. HB 1128 essentially heightens Colorado covered entities’ obligations to implement plans to […]

The Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association recognizes that many of its members and other lawyers actively participate in the process of improving the business laws of the State of Colorado by working together to draft business legislation, help other lawyers understand and practice business law, and promote high standards of professionalism for […]

Amendments to Mandatory Continuing Education Rules The ‘65’ Exemption Becomes the ‘72’ Exemption1 By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, Colorado Under existing (soon to be repealed) Rule 260.5 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, “[a]ny attorney shall be exempt from the minimum educational requirements set forth in [Rules […]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Estate/Gift Tax Changes By Shelley Thompson and Lauren Collins On January 1, 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Jobs Act”) became effective, which made significant changes to the federal tax code. Significantly, for estate planning purposes, beginning with deaths occurring and gifts given after January 1, 2018, the […]

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