Four lawyers have been named 2015 Colorado Super Lawyers™ and one lawyer has 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 […]

Herrick Lidstone be presenting two articles at the Colorado Bar Association’s Business Law Institute on October 28th and 29th, 2015. Learn more here. “Social Responsibility – Doing Good While Also Making Money and Protecting Owner Interests – Introduction and Questions (Without Answers)”  This includes engaging questions such as:  “Is there a religious and moral side to profit maximization and […]

“Social Responsibility – Doing Good While Also Making Money And Protecting Owner Interests” Profit Maximization, Social Responsibility and Organizations Designed to Provide a Public Benefit Panel at the Colorado Bar Association’s Business Law Institute, October 29, 2015 Introduction and Questions (Without Answers) By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. “There are a […]

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 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 […]

By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Originally published in Colorado Bar Association Business Law Section Newsletter (August 2015) Expanded version available here. House Bill 2015-1246 (the Colorado Crowdfunding Act) became effective August 5, 2015. The Colorado Crowdfunding Act added C.R.S. § 11-51-308.5 to the Colorado Securities Act (§§ 11- 51-101 et […]

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 […]

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