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Three lawyers have been named 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers™ and two lawyers have been named Colorado Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and […]

SECURITIES EXEMPTIONS –   AMENDED AND REINTERPRETED’ AMENDMENTS TO RULE 504 AND INTRASTATE OFFERINGS NEW INTERPRETATIONS OF RULE 701 AND RULE 144(d) By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. November 22, 2016 On October 26, 2016, The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted rules 2 that: Amended Rule 504 of Regulation D […]

Dana Eismeier was recognized by the Labor and Employment Law Division of the American Institute of Legal Counsel on its 2016 “10 Best”  list for client satisfaction. American Institute of Legal Counsel is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization. The organization looks for Attorneys that have achieved unparalleled success but most importantly have done so for […]

       J. Kemper Will and Scott Clark, both contributing authors for the CBA-CLE book Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property, will be presenting at an upcoming Colorado Bar Association CLE program marking the publication of the 2016 Edition of the book. The program will take place on December 8, 2016, at the CBA Offices at: […]

       Steve Leonhardt and Sara Van Deusen, Esq. of Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. and Cynthia Covell of Alperstein and Covell, P.C. will present a workshop that focuses upon everything from disciplinary issues to ethical principles. The workshop concludes with hypothetical ethical problems discussion.  4 general and 4 legal CLE credits will apply. Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:00 […]

Scott Clark will be presenting the “Environmental Hurdles, including Water and Mineral Rights” portion of the upcoming Colorado Bar Association CLE program The Life Cycle of a Commercial Real Estate Development.  The program with take place on October 13, 2016, at the CBA Offices at 1900 Grant St., Suite 300, Denver, CO 80203.

The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), an international continuing legal education organization, awarded Colorado Bar Association CLE (CBA-CLE) with the Award of Outstanding Achievement in the publication category for its business law book Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships in Colorado by Attorneys Herrick Lidstone, Jr. and Allen Sparkman. “Attorneys Herrick Lidstone, Jr. and Allen […]


New DOL Rule for Overtime Pay

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) has governed the relationship between employers and employees since enacted in 1938 including establishing the 40 hour work week and a minimum hourly wage. It also governs when employees must be paid overtime. The FLSA and the rules interpreting the statute set forth three tests to determine […]

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