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Case Results

Representative Cases

Strader v. Beneficial Finance

35 Colo. App. 284, 534 P.2d 339, 191 Colo. 206,

551 P.2d 720 (Colo. 1976).

  • Uniform Consumer Credit Code – effect of borrower’s recession on consumer loan.

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Prutch v. Ford Motor Co.

40 Colo. App. 129, 574 P.2d 102, 618 P.2d 657 (Colo. 1980).

  • Product liability/farm equipment – defective manufactured farm equipment.

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Dumbell Ranch Co. v. Cherokee Exploration, Inc.

692 F.2d 706 (10th Cir. 1982)

  • Trespass – Defense of access to public lands and location of unpatented lode claims.

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Adams – Arapahoe v. Celotex
637 F. Supp. 570 (D.C. Colo. 1986)

958 F.2d 381 (10th Cir. 1992)

  • Asbestos insulation in public buildings – defending manufactures sprayed-on insulation.

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Redies v. Nationwide Mutual Ins.

711 F. Supp. 570 (D.C. Colo. 1986)

  • Negligent misrepresentation – plaintiff’s sale of insurance agency.

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Charlton v. Kimata
815 P.2d 946 (Colo. 1991)

  • Social host liability for drunk driving fatality.

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Classic Auto Sales v. Schocket
823 P.2d 233 (Colo. 1992)

Tort liability/misleading advertisement – long arm jurisdiction – recovered cost of car for purchaser.

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Stratsky v. Paramount Comm.

778 F. Supp. 505 (D.C. Colo. 1991)

7 F.3d 1464 (10th Cir. 1993)

  • Toxic substance – successful recovery for school district, avoided preclusive effect of consent decree for superfund site.

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Kincaid v. Western Operating Co.

890 P.2d 249 (Colo. App. 1994)

  • Oil and gas operating agreement – interpretation of limits to area of mutual interest.

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Beal Bank, S.S.B. v. Jack’s Marine, Inc.

201 B.R. 376 (B.C. Ed. Penn. 1996)

  • Court order as improper modification of Chapter 11 plan of reorganization – successful recovery for lender.

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In re Etcheverey
221 B.R. 524 (B.C. Colo. 19918), 242 B.R. 503 (B.C. Colo. 1999)

  • Successful corporate reorganization and asset protection planning – medical practice bankruptcy.

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CF&I Steel, L.P. v. Air Pollution Control Div.

77 P.3d 2003 (Colo. App. 2003)

  • Defended limitation of public disclosure of emission data.

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In re Estate of Newton
313 P.3d 619 (Colo. App. 2011)

  • Probate – Resolved conflicting claims of client’s priority right to be personal representative.

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In re Notary
547 B.R. 411 (B.C. Colo. 2016)

  • Successful defense to debtor’s improper removal of state court litigation to bankruptcy court.

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The Philip T. Shapples Trust v. Bill Barret Corporation, et al

United States District Court District of Colorado
15-CV-01335-JLK

  • Successful settlement of an oil and gas contract dispute (2019.)

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Representative Transactions

  • Representing developers of downtown Denver property – 1979-1983
  • Development and sale of client’s precious metals claims – Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota
  • Uranium exploration joint venture – private U.S. landowners and public Canadian company
  • Sale of Wyoming uranium projects to publicly traded Canadian uranium exploration and production company
  • Reorganization of computer software company
  • Reorganization of company manufacturing plastic landscaping products
  • Cash and stock sale of HOA and LLC mineral interests to Australian publicly traded company
  • Stock sale/purchase of medical technical company
  • Sale of medical testing company