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4 Compliance Areas Businesses Should Review at Year End

The year’s end is a crucial time for businesses to ensure that they’re in legal compliance while they still have a window of opportunity to identify and address any red flags. Below is a checklist of the key compliance areas to evaluate: Tax Compliance: Review the year’s tax filings for accuracy and make any corrections […]

On November 29, 2023, Messner Reeves LLP was proud to be a supporting sponsor of The Grasslands Party at MJBizCon in Las Vegas, NV. The Grasslands Party has brought executives, members of the media and key tastemakers in the cannabis and psychedelics industries together for high-level networking since 2017. The Grasslands Party aims to move […]

Colorado’s agriculture, water, and natural resources interests are of vital importance to Messner Reeves LLP, and we are proud to be a supporting sponsor of the 2023 Colorado Ag Water Summit held by the Colorado Ag Water Alliance. This year’s summit was attended by Partner Laura Chartrand, whose practice focuses on Natural Resources & Environmental […]

Messner Reeves LLP is pleased to announce that partner and esteemed trial attorney Bruce A. Montoya has been selected by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to serve on its National Panel of Arbitrators. The AAA is a not-for-profit organization and the world’s largest provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), a process by which an impartial […]

December 6, 2023, 3 pm (Mountain) 60 minutes of Instruction CLE Credit Requested and Pending Presented by Messner Reeves Virtual and In-Person Event 1550 Wewatta St., Suite 710, Denver, CO 80202 Join Messner Reeves for a live and Zoom webcast CLE on Civility and Professionalism by renowned trial attorney Bruce A. Montoya.  This program will […]

When you check in at a spa, it’s not unusual to be offered a bubbly refresher before your treatments. Nor is it uncommon to pop down from your hotel suite for a nightcap at the lobby bar. Indeed, a drink before and after a meal is so commonplace we’ve borrowed the French phrases aperitif and […]

Regulatory compliance is a tangled web for healthcare providers, due to its complexity and ever-changing nature. Non-compliance can not only result in penalties, fines, and even criminal charges, not to mention increased risk of litigation. Below are some of the most common mistakes for healthcare providers to avoid: Failure to implement a comprehensive compliance program. […]

The world of patent protection is complex and detailed, with many people needing clarification about the level and length of protection, the expense, and more. At a minimum, the idea of a patent is simple: for a set period, a U.S. patent protects inventions from being made, used, or sold without the inventor’s permission in […]

By Alyson Jaen,  In business, you should never underestimate the nuances of negotiation skills. And that’s especially true in highly regulated industries like cannabis, which has its own set of unique challenges. Messner Reeves Of Counsel Alyson Jaen shares three essential soft skills to master for winning key negotiations. Let’s make a deal: How cannabis […]

By Amber L. Blasingame, Partner, Messner Reeves LLP “’Will you walk into my parlour?’ said the spider to the fly.” ~Mary Howitt As of November 1, 2023, all employers must use the latest “shorten[ed]” version of the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, edition date August 1, 2023, promoted by US Citizenship and Immigration Services “to […]

Messner Reeves LLP is proud to announce that for the 14th consecutive year, we have been recognized in the 2024 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in six practice areas. Firms included in this list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered […]

Messner Reeves LLP’s litigation team has a wealth of complex civil and commercial litigation expertise. Still, beyond experience, reputation, and accolades, finding a legal team in tune with your company’s culture, mission, and methodology is essential. Choosing the right litigation team is crucial to obtaining the best possible outcome in a corporate lawsuit and preventing […]

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