Non-Compete Agreements and Criminal Law: A New Intersection

Published in BizWest’s Thought Leader Column in May 2022 On March 1, 2022, Colorado became the first state to criminalize the use of illegal non-compete agreements.  Any person who knowingly uses an illegal non-compete agreement commits a Class 2 misdemeanor… Read More

Operating Agreements for Single Member LLC’s

Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders Column in April 2022 Limited liability companies (“LLC’”) are increasingly popular entities under which to operate small businesses and own real estate for rental or development.  There is good reason for this as an… Read More

What is PFAS and Why Should I Care?

Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders Column in March 2022 PFAS is a shorthand reference for a large group of man-made substances (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) often called “forever chemicals” because they do not break down readily in nature.  Buyers… Read More


By: Tim Brynteson – Published in the BizWest Book of Lists in January 2022 We normally write short essays trying to educate our readers about some particular area of law or to provide a legal perspective on some current issue.  … Read More

If you are buying property, you may be wondering if you need a survey or what kind of survey to get.

By: Stacey Shea – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in January 2022 These are much bigger questions than one might think and vary depending on the situation. A good way to start to answer this question is to… Read More


By: James Godbold – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in November 2021 Ownership of oil, gas and other minerals is considered an interest in real property.  When someone dies, their assets in real property are typically transferred through… Read More

Impact of Potential Tax Legislation on Inheritance

By: Corey Moore – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders in October 2021 On September 12, 2021, Representative Richard Neal, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the long-awaited details on the Democrats’ funding proposal for the $3.5… Read More

Americans with Disabilities Act and Websites

By: Lee Morehead – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in September 2021 In January 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that websites and mobile apps may qualify as “places of public accommodation” under the Americans with… Read More