Year: 2011

Representing Clients In Complex Matters Throughout Colorado

Buying a Home in Aspen?

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: November 18, 2011 at 18:29 PM | UPDATED: 18:30 PM

The residential market in Aspen was active this summer and fall, and continues to be active as we head toward the winter holidays. Prices have not regained their pre-slump levels, but they are definitely on the rebound — at least in the core area of Aspen and the immediately surrounding areas of Pitkin County. In […]


Eminent Domain in Colorado

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: October 18, 2011 at 18:28 PM | UPDATED: 18:29 PM

In Colorado, as in every other state, various government entities have the power of eminent domain. The State of Colorado, as well as incorporated towns and cities, have broad eminent domain powers to take property for any recognized public purpose, with only a few limitations. In addition, special districts are considered government entities for many […]


Your Construction Defect Claim – Notice requirements pre-suit.

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: September 14, 2011 at 18:26 PM | UPDATED: 18:28 PM

If you have a construction defect claim, you cannot simply file a complaint against the construction professionals responsible.  In 2003, the Colorado legislature enacted the Colorado Construction Defect Action Reform Act, C.R.S. § 13-20-801 et seq. (“CDARA”), which was designed, in part, to reduce litigation and promote resolution of claims prior to suit by instituting a […]


Arbitration – Best to Think Twice

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: August 25, 2011 at 18:24 PM | UPDATED: 18:26 PM

Arbitration is touted as faster and cheaper than the court system.  However, there are no guarantees that this is the case and, more often than not, arbitration is not faster and is exponentially more expensive.  There are several reasons for this: Most arbitration companies charge a large upfront fee based on the amount in controversy […]


Managing Risk Under the False Claims Act

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: July 12, 2011 at 18:23 PM | UPDATED: 18:26 PM

Today, more than ever before, businesses need to identify and manage the risk of False Claims Act liability. Under the federal civil False Claims Act the (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq., the Department of Justice, as well as private individual whistleblowers (called “relators”) can recover enormous damages and penalties from companies accused of […]


Welcome to Our Blog!

Posted by ADMIN | PUBLISHED: May 19, 2011 at 18:21 PM | UPDATED: 18:26 PM

With so many professionals in the field of law these days, we at Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP decided to start a blog that would give our clients a little insight into legal issues, as well as unofficial tips and advice for legal matters. Here you can get to know us a little […]