Justin has been a BHGR attorney for over 15 years, and currently sits on the firm’s Management Committee. Justin’s practice at BHGR focuses primarily on complex commercial and civil litigation and arbitration. He has successfully handled a wide-variety of litigation matters before the state and federal courts in Colorado, as well as arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”), JAMS, and Judicial Arbiter Group (“JAG”). This includes cases involving:
Justin’s practice at BHGR also includes transactional work and related preventive services. Justin uses his broad experience litigating and arbitrating contracts to help his clients avoid costly disputes by drafting and negotiating better agreements, by developing appropriate documentation and correspondence during execution, and by advising project management on how to successfully adjust when problems arise before, during, and after performance. This includes assisting local, national, and international clients with matters involving small to very large to “mega” construction and development projects – including construction management contracts, design-build contracts, and engineering, procurement, and construction (“EPC”) contracts with values over $2 billion – as well as residential and commercial real estate acquisitions, sales, and leases.
Outside the office, Justin is an avid outdoorsman and takes every opportunity to hunt, fish, hike, and bike with his wife, Sally, whom he met in law school and also practices law at BHGR, and their two children, Gus and Lily. He is also heavily involved in his kids’ sports teams, and has been a North Boulder Little League board member and coach for several years.
While at Boulder High School, Justin played on the 1992 6A State Championship football team. As an undergraduate at Rice University, Justin started for four years on the baseball team, receiving all-conference and post season honors, and played in the 1997 and 1999 NCAA College World Series. After being drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals following his senior season, Justin decided to remain at Rice to continue his education and pursue the practice of law.