Force Majeure and the Covid-19 Crisis

By: James Godbold – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in June 2020. We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has impacted almost every aspect of our lives. For businesses, this is an especially difficult time to navigate given… Read More

Landlords & Mortgage Holders – Take Steps Now To Protect Yourselves

By: Stacey Shea – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in May 2020. Commercial and residential landlords and mortgage holders are being faced with some tough decisions. It is important to start taking steps now to protect yourself and… Read More

WOTUS Whiplash

By: John Kolanz – A version of this article was published in BizWest in April 2020. In the latest skirmish of a 45-year old battle, the Trump Administration released its rule defining those waters that will receive federal protection under… Read More

Revocable Living Trusts for Second Homes

By: Tim Brynteson – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in February 2020. Many residents of Colorado own real estate in other states.   If you own a condo, townhome or other piece of real estate in such popular destinations… Read More

Clean Water Act Pitfalls for Moving Dirt

By: John Kolanz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in January 2020. Few would be surprised that the Clean Water Act requires a permit to discharge effluent from a domestic or industrial wastewater treatment plant.  Less obvious, however,… Read More

State Initiates Stakeholder Process to Clarify Asbestos Regulation

By: John Kolanz A version of this article was published in BizwWest in November 2019. Asbestos regulation involves one of the most far-reaching environmental regulatory programs.  Colorado’s program establishes requirements for owners of all types of buildings from commercial space,… Read More

It Might Be Time to Amend Your Operating Agreement

By: Stacey Shea – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in December 2019.  While you are not required to have an LLC or Partnership Operating Agreement, your attorney will recommend that you do. The Operating Agreement (“OA”) is the… Read More

QUIET TITLE ACTIONS – WHAT ARE THEY? WHEN TO USE THEM?

By: James Godbold – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in October 2019.  Quieting title is a legal procedure to establish someone’s right to ownership of real property against one or more adverse parties.  An adverse party is one… Read More

A Closer Look at Environmental Deregulation

By: John Kolanz – Published in BizWest, August 2019. The Trump Administration’s focus on deregulation is nowhere more noticeable than in the environmental arena, with several headline-grabbing actions to reduce regulatory burdens in matters involving air quality, water quality, fossil… Read More

Colorado Permitting Alert

By: John Kolanz – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in July 2019 The Clean Water Act’s reach holds considerable interest for those in development, oil and gas, and agriculture.  Many in those sectors have closely followed recent battles… Read More