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Employment Law: Mass. Medical Marijuana Users Have Standing to Sue

  • July 19th, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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On Monday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recognized standing to sue in an employee who was terminated for using medical marijuana. The Mass. order stands in direct contrast to recent decisions from Colorado, and creates new conflicts between states on how to treat their own legalization of the drug. The…

Corporate Culture / Corporate Faith – Masterpiece Gets Cert to SCOTUS

  • June 26th, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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On June 26, 2017 the US Supreme Court said it would decide whether a business has the right, under the First Amendment, to deny services to a class of people protected under a state anti-discrimination law. Masterpiece Cakeshop, et al. v. Co. Civil Rights Comm’n, et al. The Masterpiece case…

What was the Rule Against Perpetuities, again? Developers Control Communities They’ve Had Nothing to Do with for Years

  • June 5th, 2017
  • Miles Buckingham
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What was the Rule Against Perpetuities, again? The Colorado Supreme Court has entered its Opinion on the Vallagio at Inverness Residential Condo Assoc. v. Metro Homes, Inc., case. A copy of the Opinion is available AT THIS LINK. In its Opinion, the Justices held that the Colorado Common Interest Ownership…

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…

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