Press Release: Tom Ragonetti Named Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” and Eleven Otten Johnson Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2015

Denver, CO – Attorneys with Otten Johnson have once again been recognized by U.S. News Best Lawyers, for 2015. Of special note, Otten Johnson attorney Thomas J. Ragonetti was recently selected as 2015 Read More »

Press Release - Amy Hansen Honored by the Downtown Denver Partnership

Denver, Colorado – Amy K. Hansen of Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC (Otten Johnson) has been honored as a Volunteer of the Year by the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP). This award is presented to DDP members that have made significant contributions to the DDP’s programs and initiatives over the previous year. Amy is a member of the Denver Civic Ventures board of directors, chaired the Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force, in 2013, and assisted with the planning of the Rocky Mountain West Urban Leadership Symposium for the past two years. Read More »

Amy Hansen Profile in Real Estate Bisnow May 2014

Meet Amy Hansen, CREW Denver Prez - Early in her legal career, Otten Johnson Robinson Neff & Ragonetti partner Amy Hansen realized that real estate law was for her. It's results-driven, and there are tangible results, she tells us. Read More »

Press Release - Trevor A. Crow Joins Otten Johnson

Denver, Colorado – Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC (Otten Johnson) is pleased to announce the addition of Trevor A. Crow as an associate. Trevor received his J.D. from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law in 2009 and an LL.M. in Tax in 2010. Trevor graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from CU Boulder. He will focus his practice on business transaction and tax law. Read More »

Colorado Real Estate Journal - Mechnic's Lien Protection for Landlords

Colorado maintains a very strong mechanic’s lien statute designed to ensure that construction and design professionals receive the payments to which they are entitled. (See, Colo. Rev. Stat. §38-22-101, et. seq.) Generally, anyone who performs services or labor, or provides materials on a construction project, is entitled to a lien against the subject property to secure payment of the amounts to which he is contractually entitled. Read More »

Colorado Real Estate Journal - From Right-of-Way to No Way

Over the course of 101 years, from 1875 to 1976, the federal government granted railroad companies rights of way across the United States under the General Railroad Right-of-Way Act of 1875. Stretching thousands of miles and connecting the coasts, these rights of way served an integral role in the country’s economic development and westward expansion. Later, as railroad use dwindled, railroad companies frequently abandoned these rights of way. When this occurs, what happens to the right of way? Read More »