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Boulders at Escalante-Foreseeability and Causation in Legal Malpractice Actions

  • July 9th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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On June 18, 2015 the Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Boulders at Escalante LLC v. Otten Johnson Robinson Neff and Ragonetti PC, 2015 COA 85. The case carries significant implications for legal malpractice cases in Colorado. The case involves a developer who was sued by a contractor, and who…

PEREZ AND BROWN OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS AGAINST HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION

  • May 6th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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On April 20, 2015, Kevin P. Perez and Christopher P. Brown obtained summary judgment for their homeowners’ association client, which led to the dismissal of all Title VII sexual harassment and retaliation claims brought against the HOA. The United States District Court Judge’s summary judgment order also resulted in an…

Nemirow and Brown Author Chapters on Professional Liability in Colorado

  • May 4th, 2015
  • dflo
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The 2015 edition of Lawyers’ Professional Liability in Colorado – Preventing Legal Malpractice and Disciplinary Actions is now available. It includes contributions from Ronald H. Nemirow and Christopher P. Brown. Mr. Nemirow authored chapters on the client-lawyer relationship and witness preparation, and Mr. Brown co-authored a chapter on the tripartite relationship…

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions: Soicher v. State Farm; McShane v. Stirling Ranch; L&R Exploration v. Grynberg

  • May 4th, 2015
  • dflo
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The Colorado Court of Appeals recently issued a slew of opinions — three of which are of particular interest: Soicher v. State Farm 13CA2305 This opinion holds that an insurer must plead failure to cooperate as a separate defense or it is waived. In the course of the decision, the…

Thanks again

  • April 6th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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Thanks again to the friends, clients, and colleagues who helped Nemirow Perez enjoy a successful and fulfilling first year in business. We are grateful for the support and trust that each of you have shared with us in this endeavor.

Employment Law: Parenting leave bill in Colo. will not be renewed

  • March 26th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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March 26, 2015 – A committee within the Colorado Legislature voted not to extend the State’s 2009 Parental Involvement in K-12 Education Act. That law, which will now expire, required larger employers to provide employees with up to six hours a month, and up to 18 hours per year, of…

Nemirow recognized as Super Lawyer, and Brown a Rising Star

  • March 18th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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The 2015 issue of Super Lawyers for Colorado identifies Ron Nemirow as a Colorado Super Lawyer, and Chris Brown as a Rising Star. Both were recognized in the ‘Professional Liability: Defense’ category. This recognition is a repeat performance for both Ron and Chris. Nemirow Perez is both lucky and proud…

Uber and Lyft Drivers Challenging Independent Contractor Status

  • February 24th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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In two California cases filed this month, Uber and Lyft drivers are seeking to be considered employees rather than independent contractors. The Uber and Lyft business models has the companies acting as clearing houses for assignments. Drivers can choose whether to accept any particular assignment (or to reject them) If…

Colorado Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment for Client

  • February 24th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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On February 5, 2015, a panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals entered its opinion on a case won by summary judgment by Nemirow Perez’s Miles Buckingham. The suit, which alleged multiple civil violations by an Arapahoe County homeowners’ association, was won on motion without the need for a trial….

The EEOC and additional considerations in claims of pregnancy discrimination

  • January 28th, 2015
  • Miles Buckingham
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In July 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued formal guidance that clarifies its position on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”). Though this guidance does not have the force of law, it offers an indication of how the EEOC will proceed when a charge of pregnancy discrimination is…

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