Denver Bar Association
April 2009
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Legal Affairs



Denver trademark/copyright attorney David Weinstein reviewed and provided comments to the Republic of Rwanda on its law for the protection of intellectual property in connection with the Business Climate Legal and Initiative Reform project.


Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons is pleased to announce that partner Richard K. "Dick" Clark was honored with the Pioneer Award from the Japan America Society of Colorado.


Christina Nida, a Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck shareholder, was recently named to Denver Film Society’s board of directors. Eric M. Vinton, an associate with the firm, was named to the newly formed Sports for A Cause, Inc.


board of directors. Norman Brownstein received the Arthur B. Lorber Award for Distinguished Service at the Beaux Arts Ball gala on Feb. 21 in Denver. The event raises funds for National Jewish Health, the nation’s number one respiratory hospital.



University of Denver Sturm College of Law Dean José Roberto (Beto) Juárez announced he will step down as dean effective July 1 to dedicate more time to scholarship and teaching. Juárez has been DU’s law dean since 2006. He plans to spend the 2009–2010 academic year engaged in research and travel before returning to the Sturm College of Law in the fall of 2010 as a member of the faculty.



Hensley Kim & Holzer announced the addition of Aaron P. Bradford. Bradford’s national trial practice focuses on complex commercial, product liability, professional liability, mass tort and intellectual property litigation. The firm also is pleased to announce the addition of Eric R. Drennan. Drennan is a registered patent attorney practicing in the field of intellectual property law. 

Berenbaum, Weinshienk & Eason announced that Stacia Bank Delaney joined the firm as special counsel.

Mary Jane Truesdell Cox, Mary C. Baker and Laura L. Page are happy to announce the following: Cox & Baker changed its name to Cox, Baker & Page. Danielle L. Moore joined the


firm as a new associate, and former law clerk, Cassandra Showell, is now an associate.

Lynn Hsu joined Dorsey & Whitney as an associate in the firm’s patent group. She practices in the areas of patent preparation and prosecution, and patent opinions.

Gifford Stevens is pleased to announce the addition of Amanda L. Tobey as an associate with the firm.



The Hustead Law Firm announced that Scott D. Sweeney became a shareholder. Nathan Stone, a member in Jackson Kelly’s Denver office, was recently named to the firm’s executive committee.

Mastin Law Firm announced that Susan G. Barnes joined the firm as special counsel, practicing in the area of civil litigation, tort defense, commercial construction and employment law. 


McKenna Long & Aldridge announced the firm has elected Sandra Wick Mulvany to partnership. Mulvany is a partner in the litigation practice, where she focuses on complex commercial and government contracts litigation. Also, Governor Howard Dean — a nationally recognized political figure, presidential candidate and six-term Governor — agreed to serve as an independent consultant exclusive to the government affairs practice at the firm.


Moriarty Leyendecker Erben is pleased to announce that Megan Hottman joined the firm as an associate.

Dan Murphy and Mike Decker have formed their own law firm, Murphy & Decker. Also, Greg Lindsay joined the firm as an associate.

The law firm of Onsager, Staelin & Guyerson is pleased to announce that J. Brian Fletcher and Andrew D. Johnson joined the firm’s bankruptcy and litigation practices. David M. Rich also became a member of the firm.

Reilly Pozner is pleased to announce that Dru Nielsen, Kyle C. Velte and Michael A. Rollin were promoted to partners. 

     Nielsen             Velte                  Rollin

The Rietz Law Firm announced that Kimberly A. Viergever became a partner. Her practice will continue to focus on ski law, recreational law and general civil litigation.

Rumler, Tarbox & Lyden announced that David W. Krivit joined the firm as special counsel specializing in business, commercial and construction defect litigation.

Local real estate attorney James M. Mulligan joined the western regional law firm of Snell & Wilmer.

Molsen Coors Brewing Co. added Sherri Heckel Kuhlmann as a deputy general counsel at its headquarters in Denver.

Gregory R. Giometti & Associates named Mark Honhart and Amanda Burke as associates.



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