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 Read More
Candy Figa spoke at the CWBA’s Storming the Bench Program on February 27, 2018. It is a unique opportunity to gain the insider’s perspective on the judicial nominating process. Ms. Figa is a member of the 18th Judicial Nominating Commission and served on a Federal Judicial Vacancy Committee.
Burns, Figa & Will is currently seeking an associate attorney with a Texas license to work in its growing Oil & Gas practice. Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience working in Texas oil & gas title, as well as knowledge of Texas title standards, Texas oil & gas law, and real estate law. Permian Read More
Michael Jewell was recently invited to speak at the Mining Exploration International 2018 Conference. Mr. Jewell will present on “Incorporating Public Health and Epidemiological Interventions that Promote Social License and Financial Backing into Mine Closures and Reclamation Projects.” MEI2018 will be held in Las Vegas, NV from September 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More
The fall conference will cover The Future of Environmental Management in Colorado – Challenges, Big Ideas, and Solutions for the 21st Century on Tuesday, October 10th 7:30am – 6:00pm , at Bud Light Champions Club at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Scott and Morgan will be speaking about “Process and Options for Closure of Low Risk Read More
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Read More
New Rules Under The Colorado Securities Act Now Effective By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Introduction The Colorado Securities Act, found at C.R.S. § 11-51-101 et seq. (the “CSA”), is administered by the Securities Commissioner (C.R.S. § 11-51-701) subject to the oversight of the Colorado Securities Board (C.R.S. § 11-51-702.5(4). The Read More
Michael T. Jewell, Shareholder, was recently invited to present at the American Mensa Annual Gathering. Mr. Jewell will speak on “Oil & Gas Foundations and Frac(k)ing: Environmental, Surface Use, and Other Issues in Shale Plays.” The Annual Gathering takes place between July 5-9, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida.
Michael T. Jewell, Shareholder, and Michael L. Gerrish, II, Associate, presented at Denver Association of Lease and Title Analysts’ Spring Seminar on May 3, 2017. Mr. Jewell’s talk was entitled “Texas Lease Maintenance and Key Operating Provisions: A Comparison with Colorado” Mr. Gerrish spoke on: “What’s Left? A Look at Retained Acreage, Pugh Clauses, Read More