About Caplan & Earnest

Established in 1969, Caplan and Earnest, LLC, is a Boulder-based full service law firm specializing in health care, education, litigation, estate planning, immigration and business law. Caplan and Earnest offers the depth and diversity needed to serve the needs of clients facing complex legal issues.

Caplan and Earnest Health Law Group Adds Five Attorneys

The health law group at Caplan and Earnest LLC has added five experienced health law attorneys in recent months, making this one of the largest health groups in Colorado. The practice group now has 11 attorneys. The new additions to the health care law group are: Sheryl K. Bridges, special counsel, specializes in malpractice, defending clients who receive complaints from [...]

By |2017-10-30T13:52:51-06:00October 18, 2017|

Eight Caplan and Earnest LLC Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers

BOULDER—Aug. 15, 2017—Eight Caplan and Earnest LLC attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition. To be named to the list, attorneys must receive a nomination before going through an exhaustive peer-review survey of nearly 50,000 attorneys. The Caplan and Earnest attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers are: Jim Branum, education law Sheryl [...]

By |2017-08-15T13:18:16-06:00August 15, 2017|

Elliott Hood Joins Caplan and Earnest LLC as Associate Attorney

BOULDER—Aug. 8, 2017—Elliott Hood has joined Caplan and Earnest LLC as an associate attorney, where he will serve as a member of the firm’s education and litigation practice groups. Hood’s background is in complex civil litigation, with a focus in antitrust, insurance bad faith, property and wrongful-death disputes. Hood previously served as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of [...]

By |2017-08-15T12:55:26-06:00August 14, 2017|

Caplan and Earnest Supports 2017 Crayons to Calculators Challenge

BOULDER—Aug. 7, 2017—The team at Caplan and Earnest LLC is proud to support students throughout the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts through the Crayons to Calculators Community Challenge. This year, the firm raised $865 in contributions for the school supply drive and students in need. The firm’s contribution includes cash donations, backpacks and other essential school supplies [...]

By |2017-08-15T10:30:28-06:00August 7, 2017|

Justin Miller Joins Caplan and Earnest LLC as an Associate Attorney

BOULDER—Aug. 3, 2017—Justin Miller has joined Caplan and Earnest LLC’s healthcare and litigation groups as an associate attorney. His areas of expertise include civil rights violations, personal injury claims, municipal law, policy development, constitutional law, contract disputes and labor and employment matters. Miller has served on local and state campaigns, as well as with the Colorado State Legislature. In addition, [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:32:26-06:00August 3, 2017|

Laura Wassmuth Joins Caplan and Earnest LLC as Special Counsel

BOULDER—July 6, 2017—Laura Wassmuth has joined Caplan and Earnest LLC as special counsel with a focus in health care law. Her areas of expertise include litigation, credentialing proceedings and investigations, defense of civil rights claims and employment and medical staff issues. Wassmuth has represented hospitals and healthcare providers in professional negligence cases since 1999. She represents clients in medical negligence [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:35:49-06:00July 6, 2017|

Terry Cipoletti Joins Caplan and Earnest LLC as Special Counsel

BOULDER—June 12, 2017—Terry Cipoletti has joined Caplan and Earnest LLC as special counsel with a focus in health care law. He specializes in regulatory law and civil litigation, and has worked with employers and employees in both the private and public sectors. Cipoletti has practiced law for 18 years focusing on health care law for the past 14 years. Prior [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:38:58-06:00June 12, 2017|

Attorney Matt Ullrich Presents at LeadingAge Colorado Conference & Exhibition

BOULDER—May 23, 2017—Caplan and Earnest Attorney Matt Ullrich presented on video surveillance in senior living communities at the 2017 LeadingAge Colorado Conference & Exhibition on May 23 in Beaver Creek, Colo. Ullrich is an associate attorney in the health care practice. His presentation, “’Granny Cams’ – Issues, Risks, and Laws Your Organization Needs to Know,” focused on recently enacted state [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:40:54-06:00May 23, 2017|

Special Counsel Doug Stevens Presents at 2017 AGA Gap Year Conference

BOULDER—May 17, 2017—Caplan and Earnest Attorney Doug Stevens presented on risk management when working with contractors at the American Gap Association’s 2017 International Gap Year Conference on May 7 in Denver. Stevens is a special counsel in the litigation practice group. His presentation, “Strategies for Minimizing Risks in Your Contractor & Partner Relationships,” focused on properly vetting contractors and minimizing risks [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:41:58-06:00May 17, 2017|

Sheryl K. Bridges Joins Caplan and Earnest LLC as Special Counsel

BOULDER—April 3, 2017—Sheryl K. Bridges has joined Caplan and Earnest as special counsel with a focus in health care law. She specializes in malpractice, contractual disputes, professional licensing, compliance and regulation. Prior to joining Caplan and Earnest, Bridges worked as an attorney for Fennemore Craig and Kennedy Childs, Denver-based law firms. She also served as a law clerk to the [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:43:45-06:00April 3, 2017|