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1099 18th Street, Suite 2600 | Denver, Colorado 80202
P.O. Box 2636, 119A West Colorado Ave. | Telluride, Colorado 81435

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Education: B.A. in Political Science and History, Luther College, Magna Cum Laude; J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, With Distinction

  • Over 20 years of trial experience, including acting as lead counsel in a variety of jurisdictions including Colorado, California, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin
  • Emphasis in construction and real estate litigation
  • Highest AV rating with Martindale
  • Member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Licensed to practice in the state and U.S. District Courts in Colorado and Iowa, as well as the Eighth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals

Recent Results

  • September 2018 jury verdict for fraud and breach of contract against home seller in favor of buyer for non-disclosure of latent defects, with a post-verdict award of legal fees and costs
  • April 2018 Arbitration award in favor of restoration contractor against restaurant owner, where arbitration award was later collected through judgment
  • August 2016 defense of $13M claim against general contractor by subcontractor on an oil and gas construction project resulting in the arbitration award of only approximately 10% of the claimed damages
  • October 2015 jury verdict in favor of homeowner against structural engineer arising from defective foundation design and resulting damages
  • January 2015 jury verdict in favor of apartment complex owner against owner’s representative relating to defective construction occurring during the owner representative’s supervision of the construction work
  • Successful resolution of complex construction defect lawsuit in 2014 against client involving claims in excess of $10M
  • March 2013 judgment awarded at trial in excess of $2M in real estate and fraud action in the Denver District Court
  • January 2013 jury verdict in Pennsylvania awarding client all damages sought and successfully defending counter-claim against client
  • March 2012 Court of Appeals decision confirming the trial court’s judgment in favor of client in construction defect action initiated in Pueblo County