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Colorado DUI of Marijuana Explained

As a legal establishment in the Mile High City, we are sometimes presented with questions like this: “So um, I have this friend.  And he asked me if he was a little, you know, lit, and needed to drive somewhere, for like cheese fries or something, what exactly are the rules about that?  I mean, [...]

E-scooters: Here to Stay?

If you’ve been to downtown Denver lately, there’s a good chance you’ve seen an e-scooter.  Maybe you’ve even rented one for a quick, cheap trip across town.  Zipping past gridlock for pennies per mile, while leaving a zero-carbon footprint?  What a great idea!  That’s fast, efficient, good-for-the-planet transportation! But wait.  Where do you park that [...]

A New Kind of Justice?

Did you know February 20 was Social Justice Day?  Neither did we, but as lawyers, the word “justice” makes us pay attention.  “Social justice,” however?  What does that mean? And more importantly, why should we care? A Definition First a definition, because even the name is confusing.  Traditionally, “justice” refers to the idea that you [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Social Justice|

Accident Alerts Explained

On February 6, a winter storm hit Denver.  Schools were delayed or cancelled, traffic slowed to a crawl, and police issued an Accident Alert.  As horizontal snow graced your windshield wipers and your phone buzzed with the news, you felt a moment of dread. Accident Alert?  What does that mean? Well friend, it means it’s [...]

Can You Trust Your Insurance Company?

You’ve been in an accident.  You file a claim with your insurance company.  You’re hurt, your car needs repair, and you’re missing work.  You repeatedly contact your insurance company and receive no response.  You go to the doctor, the radiologist, the chiropractor.  Bills pile up.  Finally, a letter from your insurance company arrives, but the [...]

Want to Ski? Know the Code.

It’s no secret Colorado has great skiing.  In the 2016-2017 ski season, Colorado’s 30 ski areas logged over 13 million visits.  Colorado’s ski industry supports over 46,000 year-round jobs and has an economic impact of roughly 4.8 billion per year.  If you live here you know the sport is a real boon to the state. [...]