Experienced Denver Attorney

Contact us  by phone at 303-321-3017

Email :  brian@stutheitandgartland.com

We are  located just off C-470 in the Ken Caryl area, also known as Littleton.  We are three miles from Chatfield State Park and four miles south of Hampden/US 285.

Our Experience

Attorney Brian K. Stutheit is a lawyer with approximately thirty years experience. He 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.  It is the resource lawyers use to evaluate other lawyers. Click on the American Registry icon below right for a video.  BKSPlease see the Attorney Profiles tab for more detailed information about Brian Stutheit.

Pat Gartland is no longer actively involved in the firm.


Areas of practice and experience are:

Car crashes, slip and fall –  Stutheit & Gartland in the past represented State Farm Insurance and Auto Owners insurance companies, so we know how the insurance claims business works.

Construction Law and Litigation We represent property owners, contractors, trades, suppliers, architects and engineers.  We have experience in mechanics liens, construction defect litigation, disputes over repairs, construction contract drafting and review, homeowners insurance law, liability insurance for contractors, real estate seller fraud and failure to disclose, realtor malpractice, trespass and boundary disputes, construction design negligence, construction warranties.  Rated by two magazines among Denver’s top construction attorneys.

Employment Law We represent employees only  in discrimination claims, sexual harassment, breach of contract, pregnancy rights.  We represent both employers and employees in unpaid wage claims and non-compete issues. Brian Stutheit was interviewed in 2014 in The Atlantic magazine about one of his pregnancy discrimination verdicts. Full service unemployment law representation for both employees and employers.  See below.

Probate, estates, probate litigation, wills and trusts  We petition for and oppose appointment of  guardians and conservators. For more than 25 years Brian Stutheit has done probate trial work including undue influence, will contests, trust disputes, conflicts about inheritance rights, lawsuits for breach of fiduciary duty and abuse of power of attorney, creditor claims against estates.  We open probate estates and help executors to manage decedents estates.

Below market rates for quality estate planning: wills, trusts, powers of attorney, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements.

Property Insurance and Homeowner Insurance Law Helping homeowners and contractors with insurance claims and property damage problems. We deal with insurance adjusters and help  property owners and contractors to get what the damages deserve.  We protect homeowners against shady contractors. We help homeowners get what they are entitled under construction warranties.

Real Estate Law  – Review of contracts for construction and purchase of new homes, prosecution and defense of seller failure to disclose claims, warranty problems, premises liability, trespass.

Unemployment Law  Unemployment hearings and appeals for both employers and employees. Defense of  overpayment problems and audits. We represent employers charged with failure to withhold unemployment taxes. We have done approximately one hundred hearings and appeals. Fees never exceed a fixed price.


We don’t charge you for calling us to describe your case and discuss if we can help.

We accept all credit cards.