Experienced Denver Attorney

Denver AttorneyAt Stutheit & Gartland, P.C., we care if our clients reach their objectives at a fair cost. We aim for strong advocacy of clients’ interests, and sensitivity to costs.  We litigate without fear, but look for cost-effective alternatives.

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Contact us  by phone at 303-321-3017.

Our Experience

Attorney Brian K. Stutheit is AV Preeminent*  rated under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. This is the best rating possible from surveys of  other lawyers and judges.  “The “A” is the highest ability rating.  The “V” is highest ethics.  An AV rating serves as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

Patrick Gartland no longer plays an active role in the firm, but out of respect for his contributions, his name remains. Pat is both an attorney and an engineer.

Client Comments

  • I highly recommend his services
  • Thank you very much for your help
  • Brian is an excellent construction defect attorney
  • I can breathe again
  • I could not wait to tell you this
  • Your Expertise
  • Excellent Job
  • Dropped the Appeal
  • Trial Success

We find solutions for clients needing counsel with:

  • Construction law and litigation - We represent property owners, contractors, trades, architects and engineers.  We have experience in these areas: mechanics liens, construction defect litigation,  fire loss and water damage, construction contract drafting and review,  homeowners insurance law, liability insurance for contractors, real estate seller fraud and failure to disclose, realtor fraud and malpractice, trespass and boundary defects, design negligence issues, construction warranties.  Rated by two magazines among Denver’s top construction attorneys.
  • Employment law - We represent workers in discrimination claims, sexual harassment, breach of contract, pregnancy rights,  disabled employee rights.  We represent both employers and employees as to  failure to pay wage claims, severance agreements, and noncompete contracts.  Full service unemployment representation.  See below.
  • Life insurance –  We represent beneficiaries who have claims denied, claims delayed, or when coverage is in doubt.  We also represent beneficiaries of accidental death insurance policies.
  • Probate, estate administration, probate litigation and wills - For fees below market rates, we write wills, real estate beneficiary deeds, financial and healthcare powers of attorney.  We petition for and oppose appointment of  guardians and conservators.  For many years we have done probate trial work including undue influence, will contests, trust disputes, protecting inheritance rights of children, partners, and spouses, lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty and abuse of power of attorney.  We open probate estates and help to manage assets.  We represent creditors with claims against estates.
  • Property Insurance and Homeowner Insurance law - Helping homeowners and contractors with insurance claims and property damage problems.  We deal with insurance adjusters and help to settle claims.  We protect homeowners against shady contractors and uncooperative insurance adjusters.
  • Unemployment   - Hearings and appeals for both employers and employees on eligibility.  Appeals and hearings regarding overpayment problems and audits.  Representing employers charged with failure to withhold unemployment taxes.  We think our results and prices are as good as any lawyers in Colorado. Cases done on a fixed price basis.

Contact us to discuss your issue. Our office is located in Littleton, Colorado, near the intersection of  Ken Caryl Avenue and C-470.  Initial evaluations are usually free or at a discounted rate.  We accept credit cards.