Laff Campbell Tucker & Gordon, LLP

Alan D. LaffAlan D. Laff
1949 - 2008

 

 

 



Darrel L. CampbellDarrel L. Campbell EMAIL
Mr. Campbell's civil law practice emphasizes commerical litigation, contracts, real estate, landlord/tenant, consumer fraud, and family law matters. His criminal defense practice involves felonies and misdemeanors. He has had significant success in defending animal law claims asserted in criminal and forfeiture claims. During his thirty-five years of courtroom litigation experience, Mr. Campbell has handled numerous bench and jury trials along with more than thirty-five appeals. The appellate cases include several precedent setting decisions. He is admitted to practice before all stage and federal courts in Colorado, and the United States Supreme Court. 

In providing legal representation Mr. Campbell strives to combine quality legal advice and advocacy with a personal client relationship, which he believes is essential to successfully dealing with the challenges presented by legal claims.

Mr. Campbell has lived in Colorado for over fifty years. He received his B.A. from Northwest Nazarene University in 1973, and his J.D. from Drake University in 1977. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. 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. Reported cases include: Allen v. Reed, 155 P.3d 443 (Colo. App. 2006); County of Adams, and Robert J. Lowe v. Hibbard, 918 P.2d 212 (Colo. 1996); Anderson v. Board of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals, 931 P.2d 517 (Colo. App. 1996); 501 South Cherry Joint Venture v. Arapahoe County Board of Equalization, 817 P.2d 583 (Colo. App. 1991); and Lombardi v. Board of Adjustment (Zoning) of the City and County of Denver, 675 P.2d 21 (Colo. App. 1983). 

Mr. Campbell has earned the AV® PreeminentTM peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards, as evaluated by other lawyers in the bar and judiciary.


Ronald C. TuckerRonald C. Tucker EMAIL
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.


Matthew  D. GordonMatthew D. Gordon EMAIL
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.

Matthew D. Gordon Best Lawyer  

John A. LoganJohn 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. PageMichael 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.

Matthew D. Gordon Best Lawyer  


Emily Jane (“E.J.”) BennettEmily Jane (“E.J.”) Bennett EMAIL
Of Counsel
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.



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