Echo Ryan to become Arapahoe County Bar Association President in 2018

We congratulate Echo Ryan for her new role as President for the Arapahoe County Bar Association.  MLS is a proud member of the Arapahoe County Bar Association.  We hope to see you at the ACBA annual Robert B. Lee Memorial Golf Tournament & Annual Dinner on June 15, 2018. 
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Courtney Cline and Rachel Kranz co-chair the Colorado Bar Association’s Family Law Evidence Practicum on May 10, 2018

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Courtney Cline and Rachel Kranz co-chaired the Colorado Bar Association’s Family Law Evidence Practicum on May 10, 2018. Discussion topics included: How to Lay a Foundation Hearsay and Child Hearsay Using Exhibits with Your Witness and Making Proper Objections How to Impeach a Witness and Refresh Recollection Handling Your Expert on the Witness Stand Impeaching and Cross-Examination Electronic Evidence
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Parenting Coordinator/Decision-Maker/Arbitrator

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Montgomery Little & Soran, P.C. is pleased to announce Courtney J. Cline added Certified Parenting Coordinator/Decision-Maker/Arbitrator to her Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice. As a Parenting Coordinator, Ms. Cline is a neutral third party appointed by the Court to assist in the resolution of disputes between the parties concerning parental responsibilities, including but not limited to implementation of the Court-ordered Parenting Plan. Ms. Cline also assists in creating an...
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Professional Liability and Superseding Cause – 2018 Colorado Court of Appeals Case Danko v. Conyers

Professional Liability and Superseding Cause – 2018 Colorado Court of Appeals Case Danko v. Conyers A recent Colorado Court of Appeals case, Danko v. Conyers , 2018COA14 addressed a superseding cause in a medical malpractice case.  The case has some interesting aspects that may relate to legal malpractice and professional liability defense.  In a Colorado legal malpractice case it is common for a lawyer defendant to designate successor counsel as...
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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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