Montgomery Little & Soran, PC Blog

MLS Attorneys Prevail in Tenth Circuit Appeal Concerning Shareholder Liability

Chris Taravella , Michael McCormick , and Christopher Carry successfully defended an appeal on behalf of a commercial landlord before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Oral argument was held on November 15, 2017. The appeal primarily concerned whether there was sufficient evidence to support the district court’s judgment in favor of the firm’s client, which was in excess of $700,000.  This judgment involved piercing the veil of a corporate...
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Rachel L. Kranz Promoted to Shareholder

MLS is pleased to announce that Rachel L. Kranz has been promoted to shareholder. Ms. Kranz is a member of the family law team and has been an attorney with the firm since 2011. She focuses her practice on domestic relations matters, estate planning and preparation, and probate litigation. Congratulations, Rachel! The family law team at Montgomery Little & Soran offers full-service representation to clients experiencing divorce, separation, child custody...
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Echo D. Ryan Expands Her Practice To Include Family Law.

One of our Non-Equity Shareholders, Echo D. Ryan, is expanding her practice areas to include Family Law.  Ms. Ryan will bring her complex litigation skills to assist our clients with dissolution of marriage actions and legal separations, including the parties’ division of property and debts; maintenance and attorney fees; parenting plans, child support, and post-decree proceedings.
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Montgomery Little & Soran Attorneys Represent Commercial Landlord before Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Chris Taravella , Michael McCormick , and Chrisopher Carry represented a commercial landlord before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Oral argument was held on November 15, 2017.  The appeal primarily concerns whether there was sufficient evidence to support the district court’s conclusions in favor of the firm’s client following a bench trial.  At the district court, the firm obtained a judgment in favor of the firm’s client in excess...
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Courtney J. Cline participates in pro bono mediation for the 18th JD Legal Resource Day

Ms. Cline participated as a mediator in the 2017 Legal Resource Day with the 18th Judicial District  on October 27, 2017.  Legal Resource Day is a free public event with clinics for parties who do not have legal representation.  Free mediation sessions are offered, and well as free consultations with attorneys from various practice areas from family law to probate. Asked to comment about the event, Ms. Cline said, “I...
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Attorney Michael McCormick on 9/1 Tom Martino Troubleshooter Radio Show to discuss Colorado Eminent Domain Issues

On September 1, 2017, Mr. Martino spoke with a caller that recently received an offer from the government to purchase 1700 square feet of her property for only seven hundred dollars (44 cents per square foot) for a bike path on a highway project. The property included trees and landscaping for which the government offered no compensation. The government also offered a “bonus” if the resident “acted quickly and signed...
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Nate Osborn Presents at 35th Annual Colorado Real Estate Symposium

Nate Osborn presented on real estate technology at the 35th Annual Colorado Real Estate Symposium. 
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Michael R. McCormick Quoted in Denver Post Article on Eminent Domain Cases

Colorado’s growth spurs government land grabbing – and it’s getting expensive Expensive eminent domain cases swell in face of Denver infrastructure projects. [ Read the article at ]
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Courtney J. Cline Co-Chairs CLE

Courtney J. Cline co-chaired the Family Law Evidence Program held on June 29, 2017, co-sponsored by the CBA Family Law Section.  This evidence practicum is held annually and focuses specifically on family law.  The speakers and coaches are comprised of family law judicial officers and well-respected practitioners.  As in past years, the practicum sold out in 2017 due to its popularity.
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Echo Ryan and Will Ross File successful Amicus Brief

The parents of a child hit by a car when he was allegedly frightened by the defendants’ dogs when the dogs allegedly rushed the fence behind which they were contained brought a claim of negligence against the owner of the dogs.  On June 26, 2017, the Colorado Supreme Court entered an opinion agreeing with the Amicus Curiae that there is no duty imposed upon dog owners to prevent a dog...
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