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Rick Kornfeld pursues white-collar criminal defense

Rick Kornfeld pursues white-collar criminal defense

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION
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Right after law school in 1990, Rick Kornfeld became an assistant US attorney in Chicago and prosecuted bank robberies, mail theft, fraud and other “garden-variety” federal crimes.

“Then I spent a couple of years prosecuting narcotics and violent crimes,” the attorney says in his 10th-floor office at Recht Kornfeld on Stout St. in downtown Denver. “I graduated.”

Like a character in the cult hit “The Wire,” Kornfeld worked on major wiretap cases that utilized federal firearms statutes to “decapitate the gang leadership in Chicago.”

Later assigned to a federal task force called Operation Trigger Lock, he pounded the hammer of firearms statutes into Cicero and Franklin Park, the suburban heart of Chicago’s gang activity.

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Israel to export more to Asia than to US

Israel to export more to Asia than to US ROSH HASHANAH EDITIONSECTION B PAGE 8 ISRAEL’S business community has increasingly turned eastward toward booming Asian markets. It was recently reported that in 2014 Israel is expected to export more to Asia than to the US. Asian countries had a major presence at the MIXiii-Israel Innovation Conference 2014, held this spring in Tel Aviv. Hong Kong, represented by a diverse 31-member delegation, was no exception. The group was led by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), a government-backed finan...
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Downtown living with a vision behind it

Downtown living with a vision behind itA vision stands behind every landmark. Stones and glass and steel, angles and peaks and curves — if they are striking — do not just casually emerge on an architect’s drawing board. And if what transpires inside that landmark — within the walls of these raw materials carefully crafted into something stunning —  speaks its own language of human succor or human excitement, then it’s doubly clear that a vision stood behind it all. Add to this a destabilizing Great Recession and an un...
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Neil Oberfeld named regional ADL chair

Neil Oberfeld named regional ADL chairNeil Oberfeld was named ADL Mountain States regional board chair at its recent annual meeting. He succeeds Andrea Shpall following the completion of her two-year term. Oberfeld first joined the regional board in 1991, and has been recognized by ADL nationally with the Daniel Ginsberg Leadership Award and locally with the Fred Silverberg Young Leadership Award. He has co-chaired many of ADL’s regional committees and is a member of ADL’s national commission. Oberfeld served as chair-elect i...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:02 )

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Josh Gold to manage Mazel Tot for RCF

Josh Gold to manage Mazel Tot for RCFJosh Gold has been named MazelTot.org initiative manager at Rose Community Foundation. Gold will oversee MazelTot.org’s network of partner organizations and serve as a resource to help families with young children connect to Jewish life and one another in greater Denver and Boulder. At MazelTot.org, families can explore the offerings of 37 Jewish institutions throughout greater Denver and Boulder and redeem discounts for big savings on programs and events. Prior to joining the foundation, G...
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