Fred Skillern Speaks at Recent Seminar for Real Estate Attorneys

Fred Skillern spoke about current lien priority problems and solutions at a recent seminar for real estate attorneys. The presentation was called Judicial Foreclosure – Subrogation, Purchase Money, and other Hot Topics , in the program REAL ESTATE FALL UPDATE-HOT TOPICS,, CLE of Colorado, Inc., October 11, 2013, Denver, Colorado.
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MLS Attorneys presentation at CDLA

August 2, 2013--Nate Osborn, Echo Ryan, and Adrienne Toon worked together to assist in making the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association’s annual conference a success by preparing and presenting on the topics of Basic Title Insurance and Joint Representation.  The Basic Title Insurance presentation prompted a discussion regarding unique approaches to the settlement of claims involving real property and the Joint Representation presentation spurred a robust discussion regarding the advantages and...
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Appellate ruling in key title insurance case

Fred Skillern and Echo Ryan got their third win of the year in the Court of Appeals, with the opinion of the court in First American Title Insurance v. Fidelity National Title affirming a $1 million judgment in El Paso County District Court. The claim is based on a breach of an agency underwriting contract. Skillern and Nate Osborne handled the trial for First American [ Read Opinion ] .
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A win for the Elk Falls homeowners on appeal

Fred Skillern, Echo Ryan, and Nate Osborn teamed up to defend our successful verdict in favor of all Elk Falls homeowners. The decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals, issued May 2, 2013, preserves the historic access rights of the 140 members of the Elk Falls Homeowner Association, connecting neighborhood roads to county roads. The appeals court approves the judgment of the Park County District Court awarding implied easements to...
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Federal Court Preliminary Injunction Triumph

In April 2013 Christopher Taravella and Adrienne Toon secured a preliminary injunction in a San Antonio, Texas Federal Court lawsuit on behalf of a Denver-based client with nation-wide presence. The Court, ruling from the bench, ruled in favor of Chris and Adrienne’s client and preliminarily enjoined the adverse business from using the client’s service mark and trade name.
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Top Ranked Law Firms West

Fortune magazine’s Legal Marketplace asked LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell to rank the top law firms in the USA for 2013. Montgomery Little & Soran, PC has been honored with inclusion into this elite group for the western United States.  Our firm appreciates Fortune’s recognition based on the evaluations of our peers in the legal profession who hold our attorneys in high regard based on their quality work, their experience, their credentials and...
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Echo Ryan and John Riley Appellate Victory

On February 21, 2013, the Court of Appeals issued an Order affirming a directed verdict obtained at trial by John Riley in favor of Montgomery, Little & Soran’s client, an engineering firm. Echo Ryan wrote the appeal brief and the Colorado Court of Appeals agreed that the claiming party had failed to present evidence from which a jury could conclude that the engineering firm had breached the contract at issue....
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Fred Skillern and Echo Ryan Appellate Victory

Appeal:  Fred Skillern and Echo Ryan won an appellate victory for our client, United General Title Insurance Company, in its appeal of a jury verdict entered against it in the Arapahoe County District Court.  The Court of Appeals reversed the trial court's judgment awarding the policy holder damages of $250,000. The court concluded that the Plaintiff failed to show that lost profits were a foreseeable consequence of a breach of...
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5 Firm Lawyers Selected as Colorado Super Lawyers® 2012 and 2013

David Little, James Soran, Fred Skillern, and Christopher Little were all honored as 2012 Super Lawyers®. Courtney Cline is a 2012 Rising Star.
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October-2012-Fall-Real-Estate-Update

For the seventh year in a row, Fred Skillern spoke at the CLE's Fall Real Estate Update.
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