Messner Reeves welcomes our 5 Summer Associates as part of our annual participation in the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Program. While most law firms provide internships only to second-year law students, the Pledge to Diversity Program affords first-year law students of diverse racial, gender and ethnic identifications the unique opportunity to participate in a paid […]

On May 30, 2023, General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, Jennifer Abruzzo, released GC Memorandum 23-08 stating most non-compete provisions in employment agreements violate Section 7 the National Labor Relations Act and are therefore illegal. To learn more about this, and what it might mean to your business, we invite you to download […]

Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner, Renee M. Finch, has been officially inducted into the esteemed American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Las Vegas Chapter. This exclusive recognition is a testament to Renee’s exceptional skills and unwavering dedication to the field of trial law. With an impressive portfolio of over a dozen cases triumphantly taken […]

As of March 1, 2023, Proposition 125 has allowed off-premises fermented malt beverage retailers (“FMB Retailers”), i.e., grocery and convenience stores selling beer for off-premises consumption, to begin selling wine under the new Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine Retailer License, which several FMB Retailers have already begun rolling out into their stores. To learn more […]

Messner Reeves is proud to announce that seven of our Denver-based attorneys have been named in the 5280 Top Lawyers list! Put together by 5280 Magazine, the Top Lawyers list is comprised of attorneys spanning dozens of categories from criminal law to bankruptcy to insurance and more. Attorneys across the Denver metro area are invited […]

In Colorado’s election on November 7, 2022, Colorado voters took to the polls to decide the fate of several major revisions to the Colorado Liquor Code. Though Proposition 124 (expanding ownership of retail liquor store licenses) and Proposition 126 (allowing the delivery of alcoholic beverages through third-party service providers) ultimately failed, Proposition 125 appears it […]

Messner Reeves is excited to announce the induction of Bruce Montoya into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). Partner Bruce Montoya Inducted into the Prestigious IATL As a national commercial law firm, Messner Reeves has many highly successful and decorated attorneys on our litigation and trial team, led by Bruce Montoya. Mr. Montoya was […]

Why Attorneys Should Draft Commercial Real Estate Leases

Real estate leases can be complicated at the best of times, but commercial real estate leases can include additional clauses and considerations when it comes to drafting an adequate lease. To ensure that you have an airtight commercial real estate lease, it’s in your best interest to work with an experienced commercial real estate attorney. […]

Any sort of legal situation can be stressful, but when a business owner finds that the company they operate is on the receiving end of a lawsuit, the term “stressful” barely covers the reaction they may experience. You know the feeling if you’re currently in this situation. However, there are a few defense strategies you […]

Law firms conduct in-depth, complicated work and as such, it can be relatively easy for an issue or opportunity to slip through the cracks before it’s too late. To perfect the way the firm conducts business, paying close attention to the law firm’s KPIs displayed through data collection and analysis is a must. In general, […]

At Messner Reeves, we are excited to announce the addition of seven new attorneys to our Las Vegas office! Please join us in welcoming Edgar Carranza, Megan Wessel, Jonathan Owens, Karie Wilson, Ashley Walters, and Tiffanie Bittle. Edgar Carranza, Partner Edgar Carranza joined us as a partner on October 3, 2022. He has over 25 […]

At Messner Reeves, we measure growth and success in many ways, including by our new hires. We are pleased to share that our offices in Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, and Orange County welcomed new hires in October. Erica Deatherage, Partner (Phoenix) On October 3, 2022, our Phoenix office welcomed partner attorney Erica Deatherage. She […]

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