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Kelly & Walker Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” Rankings for 2020

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Kelly & Walker has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” Rankings in Commercial Litigation in Colorado for 2020 for the 5th consecutive year in a row. Rankings are based on rigorous and thorough evaluations from peer reviews by attorneys in their respective fields and client feedback. To be eligible for this award, a firm must have at least one attorney listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” rankings, which recognize the top 4% of practicing attorneys in the United States.

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Kelly & Walker Hosts IADC Southwest Regional Meeting at Coors Field

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The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Southwest Regional Meeting is September 11, 2019 in Denver, CO at Coors Field, where the Rockies will take on the Cardinals. Speakers Liz Rita and Anne Rooney McCord of Investigations Law Group will be presenting on, “Whistlebowers, Qui Tam and Workplace Complaints” before the game.

The IADC is a membership of corporate attorneys, insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives and has been serving this community internationally since 1920. Its activities benefit approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer reviewed members and their clients, as well as the civil justice system and the legal profession.

This Regional Meeting is hosted by Kelly & Walker LLC and sponsored by Holland & Hart LLP; Satriana & Biscan, LLC; Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC; Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP; and, White and Steele, PC.

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Shannon Bell Presents at Annual CBA Business Law Institute Conference

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Shannon Bell will present at the annual Business Law Institute Conference on September 12-13, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver, CO. She will be covering topics related to drafting and enforcement of venue and jurisdiction clauses, with a focus on the impact and enforceability of choice of law provisions, venue selection provisions, arbitration provisions, and jury waiver provisions. This is Shannon’s second year presenting at the Colorado Bar Association’s Business Law Institute Conference.

 

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Julie Walker Recognized for 6th Consecutive Year by “Best Lawyers in America”

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Kelly & Walker congratulates Julie Walker, who was recognized for the 6th consecutive year by The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation. The Best Lawyers in America is an annual guide recognizing legal excellence and based on a peer-review survey. More than 43,000 attorneys contribute to the outcome of these rankings and the publication only recognizes the top four percent of attorneys in the country.

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Julie Walker Presents at 58th CNA Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys

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Julie Walker, founding partner, was a panel speaker this year at the 58th CNA Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys (“AMIA”). Julie’s presentation was titled, “High Times in the Construction Industry: Precautions for Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry.” The presentation focused on key issues for design professionals, their counsel, and insurers to consider as the legalization of marijuana spreads.  It also identified opportunities and potential liabilities for A&E professionals in this fast-developing landscape.

The AMIA, hosted this year in Denver, CO, is an annual conference providing defense attorneys a place to discuss both legal and professional practice developments. This conference is by invitation only, for defense attorneys who have provided exceptional work to the sponsoring insurance companies.

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Shannon Bell Moderates and Chairs Construction Law Event for CO Bar Association

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Partner, Shannon M. Bell, was recently the Moderator and Program Chair for the Colorado Bar Association (“CBA”) half-day CLE on Construction Law in Colorado. Shannon often does speaking presentations related to Construction Law in Colorado and has been a member of the CBA Construction Section Executive Committee since 2010. In  2019, she has served as the Construction Section Chair for the CBA. Shannon is well versed in litigating construction disputes and defending construction claims against architects and engineers in public and private construction projects.

Shannon was most recently invited to speak at the Business Law Institute Conference on drafting and enforcement of venue and jurisdiction clauses. The Business Law Institute Conference will take place from September 12-13, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver, CO.

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Shannon Bell Selected as Panelist for Women’s Roundtable

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Shannon Bell recently joined three other female attorneys to speak at a Women’s Roundtable hosted by Law Week Colorado. The topic for the roundtable focused on the impact of having women in leadership roles within law firms. Shannon Bell has been a Partner with Kelly & Walker LLC for almost 5 years and was previously a Partner at two other another Denver-based firms for 3 years. She frequently speaks at national conferences for the Defense Research Institute (DRI), Professional Liability Attorneys Network (PLAN) and Colorado Law Institute (CLI), among others. Shannon is also the Chair of the Construction Law Executive Council for the Colorado Bar Association and frequently presents webinars on topics related to Construction Law.

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Kelly & Walker Associates Host NBA Finals Watch Party

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The NBA Finals Watch Party hosted last night at The Celtic on Market was a great time! The event was hosted by Kelly & Walker associates: Trey Eckloff, John Wharton and Stephen Woolsey. Thank you to all our colleagues, clients and friends who were able to kick off the first game of the NBA finals with us.

Kelly & Walker Partners Recognized by Colorado SuperLawyers

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William Kelly and Julie Walker were named again this year to the Colorado Super Lawyers list! Only five percent of Colorado lawyers are named to the annual Colorado Super Lawyers list. Selection to Super Lawyers requires a peer nomination, followed by validation conducted by an attorney-led, third-party research team.

“Best Law Firms” Rankings for 2019

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Kelly & Walker has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms Rankings in Commercial Litigation in Colorado for 2019. Rankings are based on rigorous and thorough evaluations from peer reviews by attorneys in their respective fields and client feedback. To be eligible for this award, a firm must have at least one attorney listed in The Best Lawyers in America rankings, which recognize the top 4% of practicing attorneys in the United States.

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