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  1. Appeals: 80%
    25 years
  2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 20%
    25 years

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Holland & Hart

555 17th St Suite 3200
Denver, CO, 80202



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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeChair2010 - 2011
Colorado Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeMember2002 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
West Coast Life Ins. Co. v. Hoar, 558 F.3d 1151 (10th Cir. 2009)Affirmed
Isis Litigation LLC v. Svensk Filmindustri, 170 P.3d 742 (Colo. App. 2007) and 2005 WL 2327227 (Colo. App. Sept. 22, 2005).Client prevailed in both appeals.
Loughridge v. Goodyear, 431 F.3d 1268 (10th Cir. 2005) and Malek v. Goodyear, 2005 WL 3529215 (10th Cir. 2005)Affirmed
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Publication NameTitleDate
The Colorado LawyerMarketing Plus Refferals for a Fee - Feeder Operations by Any Other Name2007
Trial Talk (CO)Novel Theories and Notable Exceptions: Making the Most of a Federal Appellate Court's Discretion to Hear Issues for the First Time on Appeal2004
The Colorado LawyerFederal Anti-Terrorism Laws and Law Firm Clients2004
The Colorado LawyerEthical Marketing2003
Paper for ABA TIPS Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midwinter Mtg.The Insurer's Right to Recoup Defense Costs, the Insured's Right to Independent Counsel, and the Recovery of Attorney Fees in Coverage Actions2000
A.B.A. TIPS Corporate Counsel Committee NewsThe Insurer's Right to Reimbursement of Defense Costs: The Emerging Morass1999
The Colorado LawyerInternet E-Mail and Encryption: Privilege, Confidentiality, and Malpractice Risks1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Gettysburg CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2009 Annual Real Estate Law UpdateThe Ethics of Representing More Than One Party to a Real Estate Transaction2009
2009 Annual Ethics CLEMutli-Jurisdictional Practice and the Unauthorized Practice of Law2009
Collecting Prejudgment and Postjudgment Interest in ColoradoCollecting Prejudgment and Postjudgment Interest in Colorado2008
Appellate Hot TopicsInterlocutory Appeals in Colorado State Courts2008
Tuesdays at the BarLawyer Mobility and Conflicts Checking2006
EthicsMotions to Disqualify Opposing Counsel2005
Appellate Practice in Colorado's Federal and State CourtsCurrent Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice2005