Jeremy Cohen named 2015 Best Tax Lawyer

Special counsel Jeremy Cohen was recently selected as the 2015 Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Best Tax Lawyer.  The “People’s Choice” is based on popular vote from survey responses on LawWeekOnline.com. Read more here.

Shareholders Kemper Will and Scott Clark both have been recognized in the 2015 Chambers USA listing of leading natural resources and environmental attorneys.  Chambers is a highly respected research organization that bases its listings on comments from clients.  We are grateful to our clients for the opportunity to serve them and we look forward to […]

In August, 2015 the ABA Center appointed John Gleason as Chair of the ABA/CPR Policy Implementation Committee.  The Policy Implementation Committee focuses on implementation of recent revisions to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Model Code of Judicial Conduct, the policies of the Multijurisdictional Practice Commission and other models and policies developed by the […]

Herrick Lidstone recently published an article in the Colorado Bar Association’s Business Law Section newsletter about waivers granted by the SEC from the restrictions that impact companies and individuals following certain criminal convictions and other state or federal regulatory findings.  Herrick explains the SEC practice of granting waivers, and criticizes that practice because of the […]

Crowdfunding has been a buzzword for a significant period of time, but not involving equity or debt securities in Colorado. Crowdfunding made national headlines when it was authorized by Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) Act of 2012, but three years later the Securities and Exchange Commission has not yet adopted […]

The Denver Business Journal published a list of law firms and their women lawyers in the April 17-23, 2015 edition. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. (BFW) ranked #5 in the percentage of women lawyers in the firm and #26 in the total number of women lawyers. The survey date was October 1, 2014 and since […]

In March 2015, Continuing Legal Education In Colorado, Inc. published the first edition of Herrick Lidstone’s new book “Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships In Colorado” (co-authored with Allen Sparkman).  This walks the practitioner through choice of entity, formation and dissolution of the entity, creditor rights, securities, and tax issues, as well as ethical considerations.  Sample […]

Shelley Thompson Joined The BFW Legal Team

Shelley Thompson joined the BFW legal team, April 1st, as a shareholder.  Shelley is an experienced estate planning attorney and has practiced in Denver since 2008.  Shelley also has experience in complex commercial litigation she developed working for law firms in New York City from January 2001 until returning to Denver in 2008.  She is a native […]

On February 10, 2015 Herrick Lidstone was the featured speaker at the Colorado Bar Association Natural Resources and Energy Law Section monthly CLE luncheon. The topic presented was Deeds to Non-Existent Entities and Senate Bill 15-049.

John Gleason was a speaker at APRL National Conference in Houston, TX, February 5-7, 2015

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