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Will You Come Out to Pastels on 5th?

Did you know Loveland has a thriving art community? Well, the attorneys here at Metier Law Firm know about it, and we want to help it grow. Come out and see us at Pastels on 5th as the community transforms the sidewalk into an art gallery! Local artists, both amateur and professional, are going to come out and create beautiful artwork using chalk and the ample sidewalks of 5th street. There will be a juried award and a people’s choice award for the favorite works of the festival. There will also be food, live music, an artists’ market, and a place where children can play and create their own works of are on the sidewalk. This festival benefits Alternatives to Violence, and our office will be represented by Brenda—who will be working the festival—and Stephanie—who will be drawing up a storm of sidewalk art. Come out and see us, and…
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Metier Legal Newsletter August 2017

This past month, the courts looked at a few procedural questions: What expert testimony should be admitted, how is joint responsibility determined between attorneys for the purpose of dividing fees, and when can laches be used in a family law case? In other recent cases, the court decided what kind of warning is sufficient in a products liability case, and should Nebraska adopt the concept of “loss of a chance” in a medical malpractice case? When Determining Whether to Admit Expert Testimony, What Is the Standard and How Is It Applied? In Keaschall v. Altec Industries, Inc., United States District Court, D.of Nebraska answers the question. The decedent, Kurtis Keaschall, suffered fatal injuries while working as lineman for Dawson Public Power District in 2012. Under the Federal Rule of Evidence 702, and controlling cases call for the liberal admission of expert testimony. It calls the Court’s role, a gatekeeper of…
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Tom Metier Named to National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s 2017 List of Nation’s Top Attorneys

FORT COLLINS, CO – July 17, 2017 – Tom Metier, Senior Managing Partner of Metier Law Firm, LLC, has been selected as a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s 2017 Top One Percent list. The association’s list recognizes the nation’s top attorneys, selected through a rigorous screening process. Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in the NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation. Tom Metier is among just 40 Colorado attorneys who were selected. Metier has successfully represented seriously-injured adults and children throughout the U.S….
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