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August 19, 2022
Ryan Gordon Recognized in Best Lawyers: One to Watch 2023

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon has been included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: One to Watch. This award is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America. Mr. Gordon ably represents clients a broad variety of matters, from business transactions to commercial litigation. His […]

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August 3, 2022
American Bar Association Features Wellness Efforts of Lyda Law Firm

The American Bar Association has featured Lyda Law Firm in an article about law firms that prioritize wellness.

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June 16, 2022
3 Reasons You Should Hire a Business Attorney From an Entrepreneur-Turned-Lawyer

The decision to hire an attorney can be scary for an entrepreneur. I’ve been there. Here's how a business attorney can help you.

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April 29, 2022
Estate Planning Essentials: 4 Key Documents to Help You Plan Your Future

Learn about these 4 key estate planning documents to help you plan for the future.

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April 20, 2022
Attorney Jeanne Lau Quoted in Redfin Blog

Jeanne Law, Lyda Law Firm, Featured on Redfin

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April 15, 2022
Recover Your Wrongfully-Withheld Security Deposit in Colorado

Colorado law takes your security deposit very seriously and provides strong protections for tenants to recover any wrongfully-withheld security deposit. Under Colorado Revised Statute section 38-12-101 et seq., landlords must return your security deposit within 30 days (although the lease may extend it up to 60 days) or provide a thorough accounting of any withheld […]

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April 15, 2022
Trial Victory with Treble Damages and Attorney Fees

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon won a complete verdict last week on behalf of a tenant client seeking recovery of a wrongfully-withheld security deposit. The court awarded the entire withheld amount, plus treble damages, interest, and attorney fees. Lyda Law Firm offers a variety of services, including litigation for small businesses and individuals. We also offer […]

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March 23, 2022
Protecting Your Indie Film: The Entertainment Law Legal Guide

Article written by Jeanne Lau. Congratulations on completing your screenplay! I’m sure you’re now gearing up to put your project into motion. But while making an indie film can be an exciting venture, failure to appropriately protect yourself and your creative work can sometimes lead to problems down the line. Use our guide below to […]

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February 4, 2022
PROTESTING THE APPRAISED VALUE OF YOUR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Texas 2022 Property Appraisal Protest Guide: How to protest appraised value of your residential property.

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October 8, 2021
Should I Form a Nonprofit?

Before you form a nonprofit, there are several important considerations to think through before taking the next step. Use our guide to learn more about nonprofit corporations and when forming one might make sense for you.

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June 16, 2022
3 Reasons You Should Hire a Business Attorney From an Entrepreneur-Turned-Lawyer

The decision to hire an attorney can be scary for an entrepreneur. I’ve been there. Here's how a business attorney can help you.

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August 16, 2021
The ABCs of LLCs

Welcome to the ABCs of LLCs with Lyda Law Firm, where we will answer all of your questions about LLCs. We’ll cover topics as basic as what an LLC is and the different types of LLCs, and more complicated topics like how are LLCs taxed and how to pay yourself as an LLC owner. The […]

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July 19, 2021
16-Step Legal Checklist for Startups and Small Businesses

Thinking about starting a business? Or maybe you’ve already got the ball rolling with your startup, but want to make sure you’re doing it the right way? Great! This series is for you. Our 16-Step Legal Checklist for Startups & Small Businesses walks through starting a business step-by-step. We start in the pre-planning phase and […]

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June 8, 2021
How to Legally Turn a Side Hustle into a Small Business

If you’re ready to take your side hustle and turn it into a legitimate small business, there are a few things you can do to legally protect yourself and the business. We have done a whole playlist called The Legal Checklist for Startups that outlines several steps you might do if you're really starting a […]

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November 19, 2020
What Are The Different Types of LLCs?

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only. This is not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Every case is different. Consult a licensed professional in your state. Viewing this website or its content does not create an attorney-client relationship with Lyda Law Firm or any of its lawyers. If […]

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September 8, 2020
How to Add a DBA to an LLC in Colorado (And Other States)

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only. This is not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Every case is different. Consult a licensed professional in your state. Viewing this website or its content does not create an attorney-client relationship with Lyda Law Firm or any of its lawyers. If […]

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August 18, 2020
The Complete Bankruptcy Guide for Restaurants

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only. This is not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Every case is different. Consult a licensed professional in your state. Viewing this website or its content does not create an attorney-client relationship with Lyda Law Firm or any of its lawyers. For […]

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May 6, 2020
Additional Funds for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program [What You Need to Know]

Congress has approved additional funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program. The original funds ran out very quickly, so here is what you need to know before applying for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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April 29, 2020
NEW Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates

Congress recently approved additional funds for the Paycheck Protection Program, which is a forgivable loan program for small businesses designed to help businesses keep their staff members employed. At the same time, the Small Business Administration has outlined some additional guidelines that business owners should be aware of.

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April 21, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) & Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) | Can You Get Both?

The Small Business Administration has authorized two different types of loans in response to COVID-19: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). In this video, we are are going to discuss if businesses can get both of these loans and what that means for loan forgiveness. At the time of […]

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April 15, 2022
Recover Your Wrongfully-Withheld Security Deposit in Colorado

Colorado law takes your security deposit very seriously and provides strong protections for tenants to recover any wrongfully-withheld security deposit. Under Colorado Revised Statute section 38-12-101 et seq., landlords must return your security deposit within 30 days (although the lease may extend it up to 60 days) or provide a thorough accounting of any withheld […]

Read More
April 15, 2022
Trial Victory with Treble Damages and Attorney Fees

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon won a complete verdict last week on behalf of a tenant client seeking recovery of a wrongfully-withheld security deposit. The court awarded the entire withheld amount, plus treble damages, interest, and attorney fees. Lyda Law Firm offers a variety of services, including litigation for small businesses and individuals. We also offer […]

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November 12, 2020
What To Do If You Get Sued

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only. This is not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Every case is different. Consult a licensed professional in your state. Viewing this website or its content does not create an attorney-client relationship with Lyda Law Firm or any of its lawyers. Getting […]

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October 20, 2020
How to Initiate a Lawsuit [aka How to Sue Someone]

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only. This is not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Every case is different. Consult a licensed professional in your state. Viewing this website or its content does not create an attorney-client relationship with Lyda Law Firm or any of its lawyers. If […]

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August 19, 2022
Ryan Gordon Recognized in Best Lawyers: One to Watch 2023

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon has been included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: One to Watch. This award is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America. Mr. Gordon ably represents clients a broad variety of matters, from business transactions to commercial litigation. His […]

Read More
August 3, 2022
American Bar Association Features Wellness Efforts of Lyda Law Firm

The American Bar Association has featured Lyda Law Firm in an article about law firms that prioritize wellness.

Read More
June 16, 2022
3 Reasons You Should Hire a Business Attorney From an Entrepreneur-Turned-Lawyer

The decision to hire an attorney can be scary for an entrepreneur. I’ve been there. Here's how a business attorney can help you.

Read More
April 29, 2022
Estate Planning Essentials: 4 Key Documents to Help You Plan Your Future

Learn about these 4 key estate planning documents to help you plan for the future.

Read More
April 20, 2022
Attorney Jeanne Lau Quoted in Redfin Blog

Jeanne Law, Lyda Law Firm, Featured on Redfin

Read More
April 15, 2022
Recover Your Wrongfully-Withheld Security Deposit in Colorado

Colorado law takes your security deposit very seriously and provides strong protections for tenants to recover any wrongfully-withheld security deposit. Under Colorado Revised Statute section 38-12-101 et seq., landlords must return your security deposit within 30 days (although the lease may extend it up to 60 days) or provide a thorough accounting of any withheld […]

Read More
April 15, 2022
Trial Victory with Treble Damages and Attorney Fees

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon won a complete verdict last week on behalf of a tenant client seeking recovery of a wrongfully-withheld security deposit. The court awarded the entire withheld amount, plus treble damages, interest, and attorney fees. Lyda Law Firm offers a variety of services, including litigation for small businesses and individuals. We also offer […]

Read More
March 23, 2022
Protecting Your Indie Film: The Entertainment Law Legal Guide

Article written by Jeanne Lau. Congratulations on completing your screenplay! I’m sure you’re now gearing up to put your project into motion. But while making an indie film can be an exciting venture, failure to appropriately protect yourself and your creative work can sometimes lead to problems down the line. Use our guide below to […]

Read More
February 4, 2022
PROTESTING THE APPRAISED VALUE OF YOUR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Texas 2022 Property Appraisal Protest Guide: How to protest appraised value of your residential property.

Read More
October 8, 2021
Should I Form a Nonprofit?

Before you form a nonprofit, there are several important considerations to think through before taking the next step. Use our guide to learn more about nonprofit corporations and when forming one might make sense for you.

Read More
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August 19, 2022
Ryan Gordon Recognized in Best Lawyers: One to Watch 2023

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon has been included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: One to Watch. This award is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America. Mr. Gordon ably represents clients a broad variety of matters, from business transactions to commercial litigation. His […]

Read More
August 3, 2022
American Bar Association Features Wellness Efforts of Lyda Law Firm

The American Bar Association has featured Lyda Law Firm in an article about law firms that prioritize wellness.

Read More
April 20, 2022
Attorney Jeanne Lau Quoted in Redfin Blog

Jeanne Law, Lyda Law Firm, Featured on Redfin

Read More
April 15, 2022
Trial Victory with Treble Damages and Attorney Fees

Colorado attorney Ryan Gordon won a complete verdict last week on behalf of a tenant client seeking recovery of a wrongfully-withheld security deposit. The court awarded the entire withheld amount, plus treble damages, interest, and attorney fees. Lyda Law Firm offers a variety of services, including litigation for small businesses and individuals. We also offer […]

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May 29, 2020
Lyda Law Firm Accepts Legal Insurance Plans from ARAG and MetLaw

Lyda Law Firm is a proud member of the ARAG attorney network and we also accept legal insurance plans through MetLaw for a variety of important legal services. What is Legal Insurance? Legal insurance is similar to other types of insurance like health insurance, but instead of seeing a doctor, legal insurance provides access to […]

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March 16, 2020
Opening a Business in Seattle During COVID-19

We sure were excited to announce our expansion into Seattle — and we still are. We continue to serve clients, uninterrupted, in both Seattle and Denver. But with COVID-19, our big announcement has turned into a story of adversity and adaptation. We are a Denver-based law firm that opened in Seattle last month. Our mission […]

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March 6, 2020
Lyda Law Firm Named One of the “Best Real Estate Lawyers” in Colorado

Lyda Law Firm was recently named one of the “Best Real Estate Lawyers in Denver” by Expertise.com, edging out high-quality competition across the state.

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January 6, 2020
Mark Lyda Reappointed to The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit

Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit. The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit advises and consults with the assistant attorney general concerning the attorney general’s powers under the consumer credit code. Mark Lyda is pleased to remain on the council.

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September 5, 2019
Lyda Law Firm Celebrates 5 Years!

Lyda Law Firm is excited to celebrate five years in business. In the past year, the firm has added new employees, unveiled a flat-fee payment structure, launched a new website, and started a YouTube channel. Mark also celebrated three years in a row on the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List. But most importantly, we’ve helped […]

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March 25, 2019
Lyda Law Firm Wins Multimillion-Dollar First Amendment Trial

Lyda Law Firm won a complete defense judgment for its clients on claims of defamation and extreme and outrageous conduct. Lyda Law Firm represented The Weekly Focus, a Korean-language newspaper, as well as the newspaper's editor. Four other Lyda Law Firm clients were previously dismissed from the suit. The allegations in the case stemmed from a series of […]

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