Denver Bar Association
December 2013
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Legal Affairs


Larry Kueter, solo practitioner and DBA member, was announced as the winner of the Land Trust Alliance’s Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award. Kueter was selected to receive the award in recognition of his 25 years of leadership in guiding and advancing the protection and standards of land conservation through his legal expertise, as well as his dedication to landowners, land trusts, governmental entities and statewide and national conservation organizations.

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, attorney, Morgan Carroll, was recently selected president-elect of the Colorado Senate. Carroll joined the firm in Jan. 2013 as an associate attorney.

Judge Steve C. Briggs (Retired), of Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc., was formally inducted as a Judicial Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.


Elizabeth Sharrer

Fortis Law Partners LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Fay Chu Fong and Lori Duwve to our firm. Chu Fong will continue her practice in mergers and acquisitions, securities and commercial transactions, and Duwve will continue her practice in real estate development and commercial finance.

Holland & Hart LLP is proud to announce the election of Elizabeth Sharrer as the new chair of Holland & Hart’s Management Committee, effective Jan. 1. Sharrer is the second woman to be elected as firm chair.

Sharrer has spent her entire career at Holland & Hart, and has served as a member of the firm’s Management Committee, as the managing partner of the firm’s headquarter office in Denver and as the head of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.

Lorraine Parker
Dan Lipman

Lorraine Parker and Dan Lipman are pleased to announce the formation of Parker Lipman, LLP. Our practice focuses on the representation of plaintiffs in personal injury matters.

Ryan Hutton, formerly law clerk to the Hon. Jack Berryhill, is now an associate at Fontana & Associates, P.C. where he will be practicing family law. 

Genneviece St. Leger
St. Leger
Mihael Kane

Patton Boggs LLP is pleased to announce that Tarek F.M. Saad has joined the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice as of counsel.

Hillyard, Wahlberg, Kudla, Sloane & Woodruff, LLP welcomes new associates Gennevieve St. Leger and Michael P. Kane to the firm.



National labor & employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP announced the relocation of its office to 1801 California St., Ste. 2700. The phone number remains the same.

Parker Lipman, LLP’s new office is located at 2300 15th Street, Suite 200, Denver.

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