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April, 2020- Up in Smoke: Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure Snuffs Out Marijuana Processing Operation

In 2018, a Pueblo general contractor entered a fixed price contract with High Desert Cannabis, LLC d/b/a HDC, LLC (“HDC”) to construct a marijuana processing facility in Avondale.  When HDC failed to pay over $435,000, the contractor filed a mechanic’s lien and foreclosed on it.  The contractor also sought judgment against HDC under the contract.  Read More

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Colorado Court of Appeals Upholds Limited Liability Company Protections

On Thursday, April 16, 2020, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued its published decision in Dill v. Rembrandt Group, Inc. and Pikes Peak Acquisitions, LLC, Colorado Court of Appeals, 2020COA69 (April 16, 2020), holding that the trial court improperly pierced the corporate veil of a Colorado Springs limited liability company.  The Court of Appeals reversed Read More

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David Beats Goliath (Again): International Denomination Not Entitled to Ownership of Colorado Springs Church

In a David vs. Goliath battle, a Colorado Springs church represented by Murray Weiner prevailed against its international denomination which tried to improperly wrestle control and ownership of the local church’s building and other property.  After prevailing at trial, the Court of Appeals affirmed the decision in a published opinion.  See Korean New Life Methodist Read More

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September, 2019- Painter Can’t Cover up Lack of Enforceable Contract

An employee of a sub-subcontractor on a project at Buckley AFB in Aurora, Colorado, filed a breach of contract claim against the painting subcontractor.  He claimed he had a contact directly with the subcontractor under which he would be paid the sub-subcontractor’s profit on the project.  The subcontractor was represented by Karl Berg.  After a Read More

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August, 2019- Karl Berg takes Contractor “Back to School” on Subcontractor’s Lost Labor Productivity Claim

After an extremely difficult 2+ year project at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, on a new science building, a mechanical contractor pursued a lost labor productivity claim against the general contractor, Jaynes Corporation of Colorado.  The mechanical contractor claimed Jaynes’ failure to properly schedule, coordinate and manage the project caused it significant damages.  In Read More

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Fraudster’s $3M+ Claims Defeated

In an August, 2019, trial Murray Weiner and Jessamyn Jones successfully defeated contract and other claims against the Firm’s client.  The damages sought exceeded $3M.  At the conclusion of trial, the Pueblo County District Court entered judgment dismissing all claims because of the plaintiff’s fraudulent conduct.  The Court found that the contracts were procured by Read More

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Mulliken Weiner Berg & Jolivet, P.C. Client Receives $850,000 in Settlement of Dispute Over Greenhouse in Pueblo, Colorado

Litigation over possession and occupancy of a greenhouse in Pueblo, Colorado was successfully resolved by Murray Weiner in favor of the firm’s client who received a $850,000 settlement. The case involved more than ten parties each of which had asserted various claims, counterclaims and cross-claims. The settlement was reached shortly before the case was to Read More

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Successful Defense of Federal Civil RICO Action

David Slays Goliath– In September, 2018, Murray Weiner successfully resolved a multi-million-dollar Civil Racketeering Action against his clients which was pending in Federal Court in Denver.   After more than a year of hard-fought litigation, and the assertion of Counterclaims against the Plaintiff insurance company, the Plaintiff dismissed all of its claims against Mr. Weiner’s clients with Read More

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Court Rules in Favor of Colorado Springs Church Represented by Mulliken Weiner Berg & Jolivet, P.C.

The El Paso County District Court has ruled in favor of a local church represented by Murray Weiner. In the case, the international denomination to which the local Church belonged sought to take control of the Church sanctuary building and other assets in Colorado Springs. After trial, the Court determined the Church building and other Read More

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Mulliken Weiner Berg & Jolivet P.C. Prevails In Land Use Case In The Colorado Court Of Appeals

A family-operated greenhouse farming venture received more than they hoped for after obtaining a special use permit to build a greenhouse in the Black Forest area. A local advocacy group challenged the issuance of the special use permit El Paso County District Court. Represented by Murray Weiner and Joe Kinlaw II, the farming operation received Read More

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