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.


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.