To the surprise of many non-lawyers, most verbal agreements are enforceable under Colorado law, subject to a few categorical exceptions. Generally, the formation of a binding contract requires only that the contracting parties reach a “meeting of the minds” about… Read More
About Lia Szasz
Lia obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington State University. After graduation, she continued her education and received her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Lia was already honing her talents as a litigator and was awarded best overall combined brief and oral argument in the Colorado Appellate Advocacy Competition.
An experienced trial lawyer, Lia has obtained favorable results for her clients before both judges and juries and also encourages clients to seek alternative means of dispute resolution as well. Lia is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Wyoming, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. When not practicing law, Lia enjoys operating her cow-calf ranch with her family, which makes her uniquely suited to assist clients with a wide range of agricultural legal services. She is committed to serving northern Colorado both professionally and as a member of its community.
Entries by Lia Szasz
Did you know the default rule in Colorado is that each party to a lawsuit pays their own attorneys’ fees, no matter who prevails? Colorado law also generally prohibits a non-attorney from representing a company in court, subject to a… Read More
By: Lia Szasz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in March 2021.
Private landlords and lenders’ hands were tied in initiating and prosecuting some legal actions against defaulting tenants and borrowers in Colorado for some or all of… Read More
Otis & Bedingfield is pleased to announce that attorney Lia Szasz has returned to the firm as an equity member.
Lia obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington State University. After graduation, she continued her education and received her J.D. from… Read More
By: Lia Szasz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in March 2019.
In recent years, growing popularity for keeping chickens in urban and suburban areas has caused many municipalities to adopt ordinances governing backyard chicken operations. While homegrown… Read More
By: Lia Szasz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in May 2018.
Did you know that, under Colorado statute, someone can obtain title to your land without paying for it? Under the doctrine of adverse possession, if someone… Read More
By: Lia Szasz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in January 2017.
Two of the most popular entities chosen by entrepreneurs when forming a new business are the corporation and the limited liability company. Both entities offer protection… Read More
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