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This week, the U.S. District Court recognized Keating Wagner Polidori Free for outstanding service with the Court’s Civil Pro Bono Panel. The panel was started in 2014 and it consists of volunteer attorneys willing to represent individuals of limited financial means in civil matters whenever requested by the Court and without compensation. Judge Philip Brimmer […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is proud to announce that eleven of its attorneys were included in this year’s Best Lawyers list across a range of practice areas including Melissa Sullivan, who was recognized for the first time this year. Attorneys Randy Barnhart, Larry Free, Christina Habas, Mike Keating, Deridre Ostrowski, Ross Pulkrabek, Melissa Sullivan, Brad Unkeless, […]

Last week, Law Week Colorado featured a recent Keating Wagner case that resulted in a $2 million verdict for a wastewater treatment client. The case included both an arbitration and a bench verdict award on the basis of the theft of the wastewater treatment’s trade secrets. Dan Wartell and Lidiana Rios represented WSI International in […]

Law Week Colorado last week highlighted a handful of recent plaintiffs’ appellate victories in its story “Plaintiffs Cases in Supreme Court.” The story includes an interview with Keating Wagner attorney Zach Warzel, who was part of two recent Colorado Supreme Court victories related to insurance law. Zach worked alongside Nelson Waneka of Levin Sitcoff representing […]

On the heels of two victories last week in the Colorado Supreme Court, Keating Wagner this week won an additional case that clarifies the phrase “suicide, sane or insane,” when used in life insurance contracts.  The Colorado Supreme Court concluded that, under Colorado law, a life insurance policy exclusion for “suicide, sane or insane” excludes […]

The Colorado Supreme Court today issued three important decisions related to the state’s bad faith insurance laws. The cases, which are outlined below, provide significant protections for insurance policyholders and plaintiffs in the state. Both Zach Warzel and Melissa Hailey were involved in two of the cases. In Guaranty Life Insurance v. Estate of Casper, […]

Last week, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association named Christina Habas as the year’s recipient of the Kenneth Norman Kripke Lifetime Achievement Award. Keating Wagner shareholder Mike Keating, who is also the current President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, presented Christina, which honors her career-long dedication to access to justice. Over the course of her career, […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free enjoyed an amazing breakfast with Denver Kids on Wednesday, May 2 at the Sewell Ballroom at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. The event, which included more than 800 attendees, included remarks by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, a moving speech from Mayor Hancock’s Executive Assistant Nigel Daniels (who is also a […]

Last week, Keating Wagner Polidori Free attorney Lidiana Rios, led a career fair event at Manual High School for Denver Kids, a local nonprofit that supports kindergarten through 12th-grade students who are in high-risk environments to graduate from high school. Lidiana, who is a board member with Denver Kids and also chairs the Student Engagement […]

Each year, associates at dozens of Denver’s leading law firms join together to raise funds for the Legal Aid Foundation, which improves access to justice for the community’s most vulnerable populations. This year, Keating Wagner Polidori Free’s attorneys received the award for highest per capita gift for smaller firms. Aaron Goldhamer received the award, which Justice […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free is proud to announce that 13 of its attorneys  were named as Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars on the 2018 Super Lawyers list. Congratulations to Larry Free, Mike Keating, Deirdre Ostrowski, Christina Habas, Bob Wagner, Daniel Wartell, Ross Pulkrabek, Randy Barnhart, Zach Warzel and Brad Unkeless, who were all named […]

Keating Wagner Polidori Free attorneys Zach Warzel and Melissa Hailey will both be presenting at the Colorado Trial Lawyer Association’s Insurance Seminar, Friday, April 20 at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Denver. The event, which is limited to CTLA members, is titled “In Search of a New Paradigm: Recalibrating the Moral Compass of an Industry […]

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