RICHARD J. GLEASON

Phone Number: (303) 302-2734
Email: rick.gleason@overtonlawfirm.com

Rick Gleason’s practice emphasizes civil litigation, personal injury and business representation. He has broad experience and has successfully represented clients in cases involving commercial contract disputes, life-altering personal injuries, professional licensing issues, probate disputes, and business ownership disputes.

Mr. Gleason has tried cases as lead counsel in state and federal courts throughout Colorado. He has argued cases before the Colorado Supreme Court and Colorado Court of Appeals.

Mr. Gleason has represented businesses with business formation, contract preparation and contract disputes, employment disputes, and the purchase and sale of a business.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Gleason worked as a certified public accountant for one of the four major international accounting firms. He is a lifelong Colorado resident and a graduate of Colorado State University and the University of Denver College of Law.

Mr. Gleason’s practice is founded on his understanding that people hire lawyers so that they can find solutions to problems and resolve disputes. He is committed to providing the most cost-effective means of achieving his client’s objective. He knows that these goals can be accomplished in a variety of ways, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation, and he is experienced and skilled in each of them.

REPORTED CASES

Love v. Klosky, 417 P.3d 862 (Colo. 2018)
Colo. Ins. Guaranty Assoc. v. Sunstate Equipment Co., LLC, 405 P.3d 320 (Colo. App. 2016)
Lincoln General Ins. Co. v. Bailey, 255 P.3d 1039 (Colo. 2011)
Coffman v. Colo. Common Cause, 102 P.3d 999 (Colo. 2004)
Davis v. Industrial Claims Appeals Office of State of Colo., 982 P.2d 330 (Colo. App. 1999)
Anderson v. Bd. Of Adjustment for Zoning Appeals, 931 P.2d 517 (Colo. App. 1996)
City of Littleton v. Bd. Of County Comm’rs of Arapahoe County, 787 P.2d 158 (Colo. 1990)
Russo v. Birrenkott, 770 P.2d 1335 (Colo. App. 1988)
Bitts v. Bd. Of Adjustment of City of Littleton, 765 P.2d 1077 (Colo. App. 1988)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Colorado Bar Association
Minoru Yasui Inn of Court (Executive Council 2008-present, President 2010-2011)
Arapahoe County Bar Association
Colorado Youth at Risk
Boy Scouts of America
YMCA