News from the ORPC 12/21/2016

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 21st, 2016|News|

Dear RPCs, Happy Holidays from the ORPC!  We wish you all a safe and peaceful holiday season. We are excited to announce that the ORPC has hired Carrie Ann Lucas as our Staff Attorney – Case Strategy Director.  Starting on February 1, 2017 she will be available to all our contractors for case strategy and [...]

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ORPC Case Law Update

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 20th, 2016|Case Law Summary|

Hello All, One published case from the Court of Appeals last week that might be important to your practice, which I think is a rather nice gift from the court to wrap up this year.  My summary is below, and the opinion is attached. Case Law Summary  People in the Interest of G.E.S., 2016COA183 (December [...]

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News from the ORPC 12/15/2016

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 15th, 2016|Billing, Legislation, News, Telelanguage, Training, Westlaw|

Dear RPCs, We hope that you are all doing well.  We have quite a few updates! Budget Hearing: The ORPC presented its first budget request to the Joint Budget Committee this week.   Our main budget request is to pay all RPCs hourly.  We are gearing up for the legislative session, and beyond our budget request, [...]

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VOLUNTEER JURORS FOR ADC TRIAL ADVOCACY TRAINING

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

HELP NEEDED!  VOLUNTEER JURORS FOR ADC TRIAL ADVOCACY TRAINING. The Colorado Alternate Defense Counsel’s Office provides indigent criminal defense legal representation throughout the State of Colorado.  We have 700+ lawyers, investigators and paralegals who contract with our office to advocate for our indigent community.  The ADC holds an annual training conference each year and we [...]

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News from the ORPC 12/7/2016

By |2016-12-14T18:11:43-06:00December 7th, 2016|News|

After a competitive application and interview process, the Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel is pleased to announce the selection of Ashlee Jones as the new Deputy Director of the agency, effective immediately.  Jones served as the ORPC Staff Attorney – Training Director since March 2016.  Jones first became passionate about representing parents and families in [...]

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ADC’s Trial Advocacy Training now open to RPCs – Register Now

By |2016-12-14T18:09:56-06:00December 5th, 2016|News, Training|

Good Morning, ADC’s Trial Advocacy Training Event is now open to RPCs! The Office of Alternate Defense Counsel’s Annual Trial Advocacy Training will take place in Denver, CO on February 13-17, 2017. ADC’s annual trial ad training is one of the best in the country.  The program features local and nationally recognized faculty who devote [...]

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News from the ORPC & Case Law Summary 12/1/2016

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 1st, 2016|Appellate, Billing, Case Law Summary, News|

Dear RPCs, Application Deadline:  Today is the last day to apply for the Deputy and Staff Attorney positions at our agency.  The application closes at 5 pm and is available on our website.  Billing Deadline:  As we told you a few weeks ago we are reinstituting the 90 day billing deadline.  This means that on [...]

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