Armstrong Teasdale Appoints Executive Committee Members

Denver partner joins firm leadership

Armstrong Teasdale announced June 8 that four partners were elected to the firm’s executive committee, and three partners were added to the compensation committee, which is responsible for the allocation of compensation to firm partners.

In Denver, partner Charles Steese has been elected to serve on the firm’s executive committee for a three-year term.  Partners Christopher Goff, Mark Stoneman and Richard Scheff have each been re-elected for a three-year term.

Steese is a nationally recognized litigator who has successfully tried more than 50 complex commercial, telecommunications and intellectual property disputes in courts and regulatory bodies in more than 20 different states. He represents businesses of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. He also has significant experience handling major class actions and arbitrations. 

For more than five years, Steese served as the firm’s office managing attorney in Denver Colorado.


Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced Wednesday that Jake Whitted, a shareholder in the firm’s Denver office, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation, the governing body that oversees the state’s oldest economic development organization.

The board — which is comprised of Jefferson County commissioners, municipal elected officials and private investors — leads the EDC’s mission, vision, strategy, finances and more. 


The 14th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet via teleconference on July 1 to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Moffat County. 

The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Judge Sandra Gardner. The vacancy will occur on Aug. 1.

Application forms are available from the office of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Monica Márquez, 2 E. 14th Ave. in Denver; and the office of the court executive, Peggy Gentles, 1955 Shield Dr., Unit 200 in Steamboat Springs. Applications also are available on the court’s home page at

Application must be submitted by 4 p.m. June 26. Any person wishing to suggest a candidate to fill the vacancy may do so by 4 p.m. June 19.

The members of the nominating commission for the 14th Judicial District are: James Osborne of Craig; Harper Louden, Matthew Tjosvold, Randall Salky, Ryan Dougherty and Lulu Gould of Steamboat Springs; and Sandra Doudna of Grand Lake.

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