Christopher J. Neumann, a shareholder in the Denver office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has received Colorado State Senate confirmation for his appointment to the Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Kara C. Martin, former district and county court magistrate in the 18th Judicial District, joins the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center as Domestic Violence Program Director. Martin has an extensive background in domestic violence matters and child advocacy, handling protection order cases for approximately four years as a magistrate in the 18th Judicial District.
John W. Grund, a partner in the Denver-based defense firm, Grund Dagner, P.C., has been recognized by The Roller Skating Association International for his exemplary and innovative assistance to the association. Grund’s practice focuses on recreational liability along with the defense of complex and multidistrict litigation, product liability, common-carrier and general aviation law, hospitality law, malpractice, and insurance law.
David Asarch, corporate counsel for affordable property management firm, Monroe Group, and its real estate development partner, Steele Properties, has joined the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Service of Colorado. Asarch has served on the organization’s Development Committee for the past year, and will continue to support its services in four key areas: mental health counseling, senior services, disability and employment services, and family safety net services regardless of faith or economic status.
The First Judicial District Bar Association and First District Judicial District Access to Justice Committee recently awarded Denver trademark/copyright attorney David A. Weinstein a certificate of appreciation for his outstanding contributions and services regarding pro bono mediation.
Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell congratulates partner Mark Clouatre on his completion of the Ironman 70.3 Hawai’i. He finished the race in 6:04 and placed among the top third of participants. Cloutre’s national litigation practice focuses on commercial, franchise, product liability, and general tort cases.
Perkins Coie has earned a Gold Standard Certification from The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF). The Gold Standard Certification seeks to certify, publicly recognize, and broadly publicize law firms that have integrated women into the highest leadership positions in the firm.
Derek Blass released his debut novel, “Enemy in Blue,” in June. The novel follows a young lawyer who is drawn into a case involving the murder of an illegal immigrant caught on video and an allegedly racist cop.
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