Messner Reeves LLP Adds Four Associate Attorneys to Denver Office

DENVER, October 31,  2017 -- Messner Reeves LLP is pleased to announce the addition of four Associate Attorneys to our Denver Office. On October 5, 2017, Emily C. Schneider, John M. Sandberg, Omar L. Harris, and Tyler M. Nemkov received passing scores on the Colorado Bar Examination. On October 30, 2017, all four associates took their oath of admission. The admission ceremony was held at the Boettcher Concert Hall, in Denver, Colorado.

Each Associate participated in the Messner Reeves Summer Law Clerk Program in 2016, where they worked closely with attorneys to gain real legal experience beyond the classroom. During their summer with Messner Reeves, they were able to attend client meetings, negotiations, depositions, trials, courtroom hearings as well as drafting research memoranda, motions, briefs, and a broad array of transactional documents. Messner Reeves strives to be different than other firms by establishing a long-term commitment to mentoring and developing our future Associates. We identify new candidates through various sources each year to participate in our Summer Clerk Program. Our interview process is extensive and includes three rounds of panel interviews with multiple attorneys at the firm ranging from Associates to Partners, as well as the firm’s founder and CEO, Corky Messner. Finalists are sent formal offers to join our Summer Law Clerk Program which includes eight weeks of summer experience, and a full-time, permanent Associate position with the firm following graduation, pending bar results.

Emily C. Schneider and John M. Sandberg join Messner Reeves’ Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Schneider's practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on healthcare, restaurant, and hospitality work. Mr. Sandberg's work includes appellate and general civil litigation matters. Mr. Abromovitz' practice focuses on general civil litigation, trial advocacy, and commercial litigation. 

Omar L. Harris and  Tyler M. Nemkov join our transactional team at Messner Reeves. Mr. Harris first joined Messner Reeves through the Colorado Pledge to Diversity program after his first year of law school in 2015 and returned in 2016 for a second summer. His practice includes corporate transactions, corporate governance, contract drafting, mergers and acquisitions, issue resolution, and entity formation. Mr. Nemkov focuses his practice on food law, including local, state, and federal regulatory compliance, transactional issues, and related litigation.

 

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