Keith Lewis

Lawyer, multimedia and print journalist


Published across a wide range of media including to international and national audiences through web articles, newspapers, and magazines. Work includes editorials, objective news reporting, non-partisan news coverage of legal and regulatory news out of Washington, profiles/bios, analysis, and even satire/humor.

FireFly Yoga By Nickki Offers Approachable Yoga

The September 2015 edition of Life on Capitol Hill. Central Denver's monthly neighborhood newspaper, LIFE covers the news and events in the communities of Cheesman Park, City Park West, Congress Park, Uptown, Alamo Placita, Country Club, Cherry Creek North, South City Park and the Golden Triangle. There’s a lively mix of columnists, feature articles, community calendars, business news and coverage of local issues of importance.

Green Door Fitness Profile

The October 2015 edition of Life on Capitol Hill. Central Denver's monthly neighborhood newspaper, LIFE covers the news and events in the communities of Cheesman Park, City Park West, Congress Park, Uptown, Alamo Placita, Country Club, Cherry Creek North, South City Park and the Golden Triangle. There’s a lively mix of columnists, feature articles, community calendars, business news and coverage of local issues of importance.

“The Colorado Entrepreneur Show”: Trevor Crow’s Cool Side Gig

Readers might recall that over the course of the past year, The Docket sought out the DBA members boasting the coolest gigs that they do when they are not practicing law. The results are in: It turns out that DBA members are even cooler than we expected! From firefighters to musicians and podcasters, Colorado lawyers are certain to inspire others to nurture their own passions and hobbies, even if they only have nights and weekends to devote to them.

Former Appellate Attorney Elizabeth Harris Joins the Colorado Court of Appeals

Judge Elizabeth Harris was sworn in to the Colorado Court of Appeals on July 23, 2015, when she zipped into the black robe and transitioned from an advocate to an arbiter, advancing an already impressive legal career to the next echelon. Judge Harris developed a sense of justice at an early age. When she was in fifth grade, her mother — a single mom and homemaker — decided to attend law school, eventually working as a court-appointed juvenile attorney and demonstrating an activism that clearly

First Amendment Legend Relinquishing Ownership of Legendary Tattered Cover Book Stores

Fifteen years ago, Joyce Meskis, Owner of the Tattered Cover Book Store since 1974, stood up to federal and local law enforcement to defend the First Amendment rights of her customers. In exercising her own right to freedom of expression, Meskis achieved a unanimous ruling out of Colorado’s highest court, whereby a third-party bookstore is now entitled to a hearing before a warrant seeking its customers’ records can be executed.

The Docket Sits Down with Newly Appointed Supreme Court Justice Richard Gabriel

Justice Richard L. Gabriel was sworn in as the 104th Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court on September 1, 2015, marking a new chapter in the former Court of Appeals Judge’s prolific career. The Docket recently sat down with Colorado’s newest member of the Supreme Court to discuss his background and his thoughts about joining the Court. Justice Gabriel is originally from Brooklyn, New York. After finishing college at Yale and law school at Penn, the future jurist, who is also an avid trumpeter,

Local Consignment Shop Wins National Comcast Award

The July 2015 edition of Life on Capitol Hill. Central Denver's monthly neighborhood newspaper, LIFE covers the news and events in the communities of Cheesman Park, City Park West, Congress Park, Uptown, Alamo Placita, Country Club, Cherry Creek North, South City Park and the Golden Triangle. There’s a lively mix of columnists, feature articles, community calendars, business news and coverage of local issues of importance.

CU Regent Carves Out Unique Career in Law and Public Service | The Docket

As lawyers, we are no strangers to the world of higher education. Each of us admitted to the practice of law has at least conquered a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctor degree, if not additional advanced degrees. Even with the majority of our 20s spent on campus, I doubt many of us are familiar with the actual work of those who run our Universities. Michael Carrigan is a legal legacy in Colorado. The son of the Honorable James “Jim” Carrigan, the late Colorado Supreme Court Justice (1976–79)

From Lawyer to Legislator | The Docket

So many from our noble profession throw their hats in the ring and run for political office. With more than one-third of the 114th U.S. Congress comprised of lawyers, I think it is safe to say that we dominate politics as a profession. But it is for good reason. After all, we have been trained in the law and public policy in our classrooms and courtrooms. It makes sense that large swaths of us aim to give back to the community and participate in the lawmaking process. I am sure that many readers
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