1949 - 2008
Mr. Campbell has more than thirty-four years of civil litigation experience involving trials and appeals. His practice comprises diverse practice areas including commercial litigation, real estate, landlord/tenant, land use, fraud and negligence, administrative law, and criminal defense. He also assists clients in negotiating leases and other contracts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Campbell was a Deputy District Attorney with Adams County, Colorado where he served as a trial attorney and chief deputy for the juvenile division. Mr. Campbell has handled hundreds of trials and more than thirty-five appellate cases. Several of the appeals involve precedent setting decisions. He is admitted to practice before all of the state and federal courts in Colorado and the United States Supreme Court.
Representative cases include: Allen v. Reed, 155 P.3d 443 (Colo. App. 2006). (Injunction requiring removal of a home alleged to be in violation of a restrictive covenant reversed.) County of Adams, and Robert J. Lowe v. Hibbard, 918 P.2d 212 (Colo. 1996). (Award for violation of civil rights resulting from unlawful destruction of property upheld.) Anderson v. Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals, 931 P.2d 517 (Colo. App. 1996). (Judgment allowing expansion of a nonconforming accessory use of real property reversed.) 501 South Cherry Joint Venture v. Arapahoe County Board of Equalization, 817 P.2d 583 (Colo. App. 1991); Lombardi v. Board of Adjustment (Zoning) of the City and County of Denver, 675 P.2d 21 (Colo. App. 1983); and People v. Vigil, 597 P.2d 567 (Colo. 1979).
Education: Drake University, JD, 1977; Northwest Nazarene University, BA, 1973; and National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
Professional memberships: Colorado Bar Association and Denver Bar Association.
Mr. Tucker received his B.A. from Purdue University
in 1968 and his J.D. from Indiana University in 1974. He served in the
United States Army from 1968 through 1971. After receiving his J.D., Mr. Tucker engaged in the general practice of law in Anderson, Indiana for 10 years, during which time Mr. Tucker was a Deputy Prosecutor for 4 of those years. Mr. Tucker moved to Denver, Colorado in late 1983 as an associate attorney with Robinson Waters O’Dorisio & Rapson. In 1986 Mr. Tucker was asked to be the Corporate Counsel for Van Schaack & Company, the largest residential real estate broker and mortgage broker in the State of Colorado. Mr. Tucker performed those duties until 1990, at which point he joined this firm as a partner. Mr. Tucker’s practice includes general civil litigation with an emphasis on real estate, real estate brokerage representation and real estate transactions, including the negotiation of contracts and leases and the representation of lenders. Mr. Tucker is currently representing a number of residential and commercial real estate brokers, including the largest residential real estate broker in the State of Colorado. Mr. Tucker also assists clients with entity formation and maintenance for LLCs, partnerships and corporations. Mr. Tucker has been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1986. Mr. Tucker is a regular instructor for the Denver Board of REALTORS® in connection with commercial real estate brokerage law and liability. Mr. Tucker has also
been a licensed Title Insurance Agent and is an active manager of certain
investment real estate properties.
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Matthew Gordon’s AV rated practice focuses on commercial real estate, lending, land use and zoning issues. He represents real estate secured lenders, and real estate owners and developers in connection a wide range of purchase, sale, financing, development, and leasing transactions, including complex retail, office, industrial, residential and mixed use developments. In addition, he represents many well-known retail landlords and tenants, especially restaurant operators.
A Denver native, Mr. Gordon has been active in the practice of law in Colorado since his graduation from The Boston University School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude) in 1983. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and speaks regularly on real estate topics. He served on the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section Council and chaired its committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Gordon has been designated as one of the nation’s Best Lawyers in U.S. News and World Report’s national peer reviewed rankings.
A. Logan EMAIL
John Logan’s practice is in commercial litigation,
real estate, contract and employment law. Mr. Logan has practiced in
Colorado for more than 24 years following his 1984 graduation from the
University of Kansas. Mr. Logan is on the Board of Directors of NAIOP
Colorado, the leading commercial real estate development organization
in Colorado, and recently received their 2008 Member of the Year Award
for his efforts. He has also been a member of the Denver Metro Building
Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) for more than 20 years. He has
served on several committees for both organizations and has testified
at the Colorado legislature regarding proposed real estate laws.
Mr. Logan is an author and instructor of numerous legal continuing education
classes, including ‘The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases
in Colorado’, ‘Residential and Commercial Evictions in Colorado’,
and ‘Drafting Commercial Real Estate Leases’. He lectures
frequently on real estate matters. He is a graduate of the National
Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has been a member of the Association
of Trial Lawyers of America and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Logan represents clients in areas such as lease negotiations, contract
and employment disputes, evictions and general business advice. Reported
cases include: Merchants Mortgage & Trust v. Dawe, 754
P.2d 418 (Colo. App. 1987); Koontz v. Rosener, 787 P.2d 192
(Colo. App. 1989); In re S & D Foods, 144 B.R. 121 (B.K.
D.Colo. 1992); DCB Construction v. Central City Development,
965 P.2d 115 (Colo. 1998)
Michael M. Page EMAIL
Mr. Page is a real estate and environmental lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing both large and small clients in a variety of transactions. Mr. Page has extensive experience in negotiating and structuring transactions. He has represented clients engaged in all kinds of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, formation of limited liability companies and partnerships, development of commercial and office properties, residential development, financing transactions of all types, leasing matters, organizing and structuring companies with real estate holdings, and disputes relating to real estate matters.
Mr. Page has also handled a significant number of transactions involving real property with environmental contamination. His experience has included negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements involving contaminated properties, negotiating and drafting agreements, orders and settlements with federal, state and local authorities regarding liabilities for contaminated properties, and preparation of institutional controls documentation for the operation, management and use of properties with environmental contamination.
Mr. Page has lived most of his life in the state of Colorado. His undergraduate education was at the University of Colorado (B.S. 1975, in accounting) and (B.A. 1976, in psychology) and he received his law degree from the University of Denver, College of Law (L.L.B. 1979). Mr. Page is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status) licensed to practice in the state of Colorado.
Mr. Page has been designated as one of the nation’s Best Lawyers in U.S. News and World Report’s national peer reviewed rankings.
Emily Jane (“E.J.”) Bennett EMAIL
E.J. Bennett’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, leasing, land development, and secured lending, including foreclosures, workouts and receiverships. Ms. Bennett has practiced in Colorado for over 25 years, following her 1985 graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law and 1982 graduation from Princeton University. Prior to becoming of counsel to the firm, Ms. Bennett worked in the Denver office of Kirkland & Ellis and for Davis, Graham & Stubbs. In the course of her practice, she has represented clients ranging from the largest of US lenders and developers to small commercial tenants.