Month: November 2013

Four Tips for Meeting Two People in the Room

Roy Ginsberg

Lawyers typically dread attending events like annual bar association fundraisers, CLE conferences — or any gathering where there will be a large number of attendees. In short, they dread the type of event where their “working the room” skills are put to the test.

Posted in Career Development, Networking, Uncategorized

Council Spotlight: Kevin McReynolds

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Kevin McReynolds is an Assistant Attorney General in Colorado’s criminal appellate division. Before this, he clerked for a federal trial judge and spent five years in private practice splitting his

Posted in Community, Council Profiles

Marijuana Testing in the Workplace

Kate Beckman

by Kate W. Beckman On November 6, 2012, Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 which allows for the recreational use of marijuana, thereby expanding the state’s lax marijuana policies following the legalization of medical marijuana use in 2000.[1]  The newest Amendment,

Posted in Employment Law, Marijuana

Unemployment Benefits: A Recent Colorado Court of Appeals Case

Kate Beckman

by Kate W. Beckman The Colorado Court of Appeals in Yotes, Inc. v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office, 2013 COA 124 (Co.App.2013) recently heard an appeal from the Industrial Claims Appeals Office regarding unemployment benefits. While rare, unemployment cases do sometimes

Posted in Employment Law