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NP in the Community – Nancy Miller Volunteers with Tribal Wills Project

  • April 28th, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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In January, 2017, Nemirow Perez attorney Nancy D. Miller served as  supervising attorney and team-member as a part of the Tribal Wills Project. Working with twenty-two University of Denver Strum College of Law students, one student from Vermont Law School, and other supervising attorneys, Miller prepared wills and basic estate documents…

Super Lawyers recognize Nemirow Perez Attorneys once again

  • March 15th, 2017
  • dflo
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We are pleased to announce that each and every shareholder of Nemirow Perez — Ron Nemirow, Kevin Perez and Miles Buckingham — have once again, all been selected for the annual Super Lawyers list in Colorado. Of Counsel attorney Chris Brown has again been selected as a “Rising Star,” as…

Employees, Independent Contractors, and Volunteers-oh my!

  • February 23rd, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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Do you know how many employees you have? The answer may not be as clear-cut as you think. Many employers classify workers as independent contractors and volunteers, but Courts might consider those workers as actual employees. A recent case from the United States District Court  in Denver, Colorado, Johnston v….

Comparative Negligence and Hospitals

  • December 23rd, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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Comparative negligence unavailable as a defense where hospital accepts care of self-harming individuals Hospitals can be liable for patient suicides under certain circumstances, even where the self-harm inflicted by the individual would otherwise preclude a recovery. That is what the Colorado Supreme Court held in P.W. v. Children’s Hospital, 2015…

Nemirow Perez Offers Virtual General Counsel For Small Businesses

  • September 3rd, 2016
  • dflo
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Have you considered a virtual General Counsel for your small business? Small business owners are busy, on a budget, and sometimes baffled by the legal and regulatory side of running a business. As small business owners ourselves, we get it and we are here to help. While every small business…

Slack as a client communication tool: Bad idea or Worst idea?

  • April 12th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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Recently, a business attorney posting in The Lawyerist proposed that attorneys could use Slack to communicate with clients. As we represent attorneys in legal malpractice actions brought by the clients of those attorneys, we had to stop and ask: Is using Slack to communicate with clients a bad idea, or…

Nemirow, Perez, Buckingham Named SuperLawyers; Brown a Rising Star

  • February 29th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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February 29, 2016 — All three shareholders of Nemirow Perez P.C. have been recognized with the designation of 2016 SuperLawyers in Colorado by SuperLawyers Magazine. Chris Brown, of counsel with the firm, has been named as a Rising Star by the same publication. The firm is grateful to all of the attorneys who…

When Does Collecting Fees and Costs Mean Retaliation?

  • February 3rd, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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February 3, 2016 – Colorado State Senator Morgan Carroll has introduced SB16-082 which seeks to prohibit Colorado homeowners’ associations from retaliating against an owner who undertakes ” a lawful action” to complain about “violation[s]” in a community. The proposed law, which can be read HERE, fails to define retaliation, nor…

Questions About New Colo. Community Assoc. Manager Bill

  • January 29th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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January 29, 2016 Colorado House Representative JoAnn Windholz has offered HB16-1133 for consideration by the Colorado House. While the bill contains changes to existing laws which may not be controversial, the proposed revisions to 12-61-1010, C.R.S. (2016) could create numerous opportunities for litigation by disgruntled Boards, Directors, and Owners. The bill, as currently drafted, would impose significant new…

Guidance for HOA Managers re: Records Retention

  • January 27th, 2016
  • Miles Buckingham
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January 13, 2016 — A new Director Position Statement by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies: Division of Real Estate pertaining to record retention duties of Community Association Managers (“CAMs”) has been published. The Statement sets forth the Division’s opinion of the scope of currently-existing retention regulations. While a CAM…

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