Melissa Sullivan, Angela Little and Justin Konrad Become Newest Members of HBC

HBC is happy to announce that as of January 1, 2012, Melissa Sullivan, Angela Little and Justin Konrad have accepted offers to become the newest Members of HBC.

Melissa Sullivan joined HBC as an associate in 2007. Her practice focuses primarily on estate planning and probate and trust administration, including representation of clients in connection with the preparation of their wills, trusts and other estate planning documents and concerns. She also assists individuals with preparation of marital agreements and families with administration of decedent's estates.  Prior to attending law school, Melissa received her Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She taught high school mathematics in South Carolina and Illinois, where she also worked with students learning English as a second language.

Angela Little joined HBC as an associate in 2007 after seven years of civil litigation experience at Smith Moore LLP in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Prior to relocating to Colorado, she handled trial and appellate matters in state and federal courts in the Southeast.  Angela's practice continues to focus on commercial litigation.  Before attending law school, Angela served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tutume, Botswana, where she taught O-level English language and literature from 1993 through 1995.

Justin Konrad joined HBC as an associate in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, Justin clerked for the Honorable David M. Ebel at the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. His practice is focused on the intellectual property aspects of business law, including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, domain names and licensing agreements. Justin also focuses on entertainment law, addressing the legal issues of musicians, filmmakers, writers and others in the entertainment industries. In addition, Justin is experienced in general-counsel representation of emerging and growing businesses, emphasizing business formation, contracts and operations, mergers and acquisitions, and employment and consulting arrangements.  Justin is an avid backcountry and alpine skier and mountain biker, and has extensive experience as a recording engineer, record producer and professional guitarist.

The firm is delighted to welcome Melissa, Angela and Justin as Members.