Tag:Colorado State Public Defender

Why We Unionized the Public Defender

In this opinion piece, Defenders Union of Colorado explains why it unionized and the issues it feels are pervasive for public defenders in the state.

Public Defenders Union Petition Hopes to Allocate Funding Boost to Core Staff

Most recently, DUC circulated a petition with the hope of reducing pay gaps for staff ahead of the office’s legislative budget request.

General Assembly Passes Bill to Close Gaps in Witness Intimidation Law

The Colorado legislature on Tuesday passed a bill with strong support from prosecutors to expand the definition of witness intimidation.

BakerHostetler Names Next Office Managing Partner

BakerHostetler announced Wednesday that it named Laurin Quiat as its next Denver office managing partner. He will succeed Poe Leggette, effective Jan. 1, 2019. “Poe,...