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Second circuit recognizes sexual orientation as protected class; Supreme Court next?

  • April 23rd, 2018
  • Miles Buckingham
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In late February 2018, the Second Circuit, sitting en banc (full panel), became the second federal appellate court (joining the Seventh Circuit) to recognize sexual orientation as a protected class under Title VII. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., 883 F.3d 100 (2nd Cir. 2018). We suspect more circuit courts will…

Updated – Status of Community Association Manager Regs in Doubt?

  • April 11th, 2018
  • Miles Buckingham
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April 11, 2018 Yesterday, the Colorado Senate’s Finance Committee postponed indefinitely consideration of House Bill 18-1175. As one Senate staffer told me: The Bill is dead. HB18-1175 seeks to continue the State’s licensing statutes and regulations for Community Association Managers (CAMs). Without an extension of the CAM Licensing Act, the…

Nemirow Perez Attorneys Make SuperLawyers 2018 List Once Again

  • March 30th, 2018
  • dflo
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We are pleased to announce that each and every shareholder of Nemirow Perez — Ron Nemirow, Kevin Perez, Miles Buckingham, and Chris P. Brown — have once again been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine. Nemirow, Perez and Buckingham have made the Super Lawyers list in Colorado. Of Counsel attorney Chris Brown…

Chris Brown Promoted to Shareholder Partner

  • March 25th, 2018
  • dflo
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Nemirow Perez P.C. is excited to announce the promotion of long-time associate counsel Chris Brown to shareholder partner. Chris is a lawyer licensed in Georgia, Tennessee, and Colorado. He works closely with professionals and businesses to find cost-effective solutions to legal disputes, and when necessary, aggressively defends his clients’ interests…

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
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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….

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