Attorneys at law
16 Market Square 6th Floor
1400 16th Street
Denver CO 80202-1486
Colorado tel 303 292 2900
North Dakota tel 701 264 3005
fax 303 292 4510

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Moye White
July 28, 2017

Dean Richardson

Vice Chair, Trial Section

Dean Richardson is a trial lawyer with extensive litigation experience representing a variety of clients in commercial, cannabis, trade secret, real estate, and franchise disputes. He offers counsel in cases involving business torts, contracts, securities, director and officer defense and franchise law. Dean also protects and enforces client interests in shareholder disputes, and situations involving breach of fiduciary duty.  Within the scope of his real estate practice, Dean provides counsel in real property conflicts related to land ownership, construction defects, and title insurance defense.

Dean has prosecuted and defended cases in state and federal courts in Colorado and throughout the country.  He has drafted and successfully argued numerous appellate briefs on behalf of his clients.

In time away from the office Dean enjoys live music, traveling, playing golf, snowboarding, stand-up comedy, and watching The University of Tennessee football team win national championships.


Publications & speaking engagements


Published opinions
  • Kowalchik v. Brohl, 2012 COA 49, 2012 Colo. App. LEXIS 1279 (Colo. Ct. App. 2012)
  • A Good Time Rental, LLC v. First American Title Agency, Inc., 259 P.3d 534 (Colo. App. 2011)
  • Walter v. Walter, 181 Md. App. 273; 956 A.2d 255 (2008)
  • JD Parker Const. v. Eastern Equity Partners, L.L.C., 2009 WL 151491 (D.Colo. January 22, 2009)


Real estate

Areas of concentration

Civil litigation
Commercial litigation
Franchise law
Cannabis law
Real estate

Education and credentials

University of Denver
  College of Law, J.D.,
  Order of St. Ives
Denver University
  Law Review

The George Washington
  University, B.A.
Martindale-Hubbell Rating:
  AV® Preeminent™ (highest)

Colorado Super Lawyer
  Rising Star 2012 - 2016


Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
American Bar Association
Member, Montgomery
  County, Maryland Chapter
  of American Inns of Court
Member, Defense
  Research Institute
Board Member, Mile High
  Business Alliance
Downtown Denver Partnership
  Leadership Program, 2016

District of Columbia