Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein

Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein

Metro Denver, Colorado Commercial, Criminal and Real Estate Trial Attorney Serving Your Legal Needs

Firm Overview

Seasoned attorney with 45 years of experience helping clients with legal problems
The Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein in metro Denver, Colorado represents individuals and businesses in metro Denver and throughout Colorado in matters of commercial litigation, criminal law, real estate litigation and more. Peter R. Bornstein has 45 years of experience and a proven track record of achieving positive results. Attorney Bornstein works with you personally to understand your unique legal needs and to realistically assess your legal situation. Striving to help clients through difficult times, he pays attention to all of the important details of your case in so that he can determine the best course of action and execute effectively to help get results. In matters of litigation and at trial, he fights tenaciously to secure favorable outcomes for clients. Call the firm today to schedule a free initial consultation and find out how Peter R. Bornstein can serve you in your legal matter today.

Skilled practice dedicated to providing effective, cutting-edge representation
At the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein, Attorney Bornstein focuses on providing Colorado clients with high-quality, personalized legal advice. Peter R. Bornstein offers legal representation that is:
Informed by experience Peter R. Bornstein has 45 years of experience successfully representing clients. He uses his extensive knowledge and ability to the benefit of each client to help you reach your goals.
Reputable Peter R. Bornstein has been nationally recognized among his peers as a preeminent lawyer providing high-quality legal representation. His distinctive reputation has been determined through a rigorous peer-review process, and it has been earned through his skill and ability in helping his clients to secure positive results.
Cutting-edge To help ensure the high quality of his legal services, Peter R. Bornstein stays informed of commercial and legal trends and of the effects that they have on your legal situation. He works tirelessly to ensure that his knowledge is up to date so that he can best advise you and meet your legal needs.

Effective solutions to your legal problems in a variety of practice areas
The Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein effectively represents individuals and businesses in matters of commercial litigation, criminal law, real estate litigation and more:
Commercial litigation In commercial litigation, Peter R. Bornstein represents clients aggressively in disputes involving complex commercial matters such as contract litigation, insurance claims, purchases and sales of businesses, regulatory compliance and much more.
Criminal law Peter R. Bornstein is intimately familiar with all facets of the state and federal criminal justice system. He provides extraordinary defense representation in criminal law matters for those who have been accused of a crime.
Real estate litigation In real estate litigation matters, Peter R. Bornstein helps clients through disputes involving real property contracts, residential home sales, construction, mortgages, foreclosures, eminent domain and land-use.

Contact a metro Denver, Colorado attorney ready to help you today
For high-quality, personalized service and to schedule a free initial consultation, call the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein today at 720-354-4440 or contact the firm online.

Main Office

Main Office
6060 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Ste. 500
Greenwood Village CO 80111




Real Estate Litigation

Tackling your real estate disputes
When it comes to real estate, Peter R. Bornstein at the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein knows the art of the deal and the art of a deal gone wrong. When facing the stress of real estate litigation, retaining an attorney with substantial knowledge about Colorado property laws and civil litigation can lighten the burden. By assertively applying his 45 years of experience and extensive knowledge of all aspects of property rights, civil procedure, finance and business, Attorney Bornstein can handle your disputes related to:

Real-property contracts
Residential home sales
Commercial property sales
Contractors and subcontractors
Mortgage modification
Loan forbearance

Short sale
Eminent domain
Boundaries and easements
Deed in lieu of foreclosure

Soils Litigation
Certain soils in Colorado, often called expansive soils, are heavily filled with clay which are rife with potential problems when building a home or commercial property. Slope instability is another predominant area of construction defects. Peter R. Bornstein is highly experienced in these unique legal cases, and will aggressively fight for his clients in regard to negligence, negligent representation, breach of implied warranty, Violation of Colorado Consumer Protection Act ("CCPA") and breach of contract.

Builder and Construction Litigation

Subcontractor disputes
Contractor disputes
Owner disputes with subcontractor
Land use disputes
Boundary disputes
Disputes over easements
Title disputes
Breach of contract
Construction bond claims
Condominium and Subdivision Liability
Construction defect
Construction delay
Mechanic's liens and material man's liens
Project and Components Warranty Liability
Property, land use and zoning
Public bidding
Right of way
Subcontractor performance

Thorough investigation by a knowledgeable professional
Establishing fault in construction cases often requires specialized knowledge of industry practices and standards. Attorney Bornstein collaborates with qualified experts commonly used in construction defect cases, including general contractors, structural engineers, soil engineers, geo-technical engineers, statisticians and architects. He also employs state-of-the-art diagnostics and analyses to fortify your case.

Fair and just compensation
If you have been harmed by a construction defect or a contractor's or subcontractor's failure to perform, you are entitled to ample compensation covering:
Actual damages, including the past and future costs of repairing and restoring your damaged property and any contents damaged due to the defect such as lost project profits, contract balances and acceleration costs
For the loss of the use and enjoyment of your property, including inconvenience, aggravation, and discomfort
Compensation for appraisal fees, storage charges and cleaning costs incurred
Compensation for the reasonable cost of rental of similar property during periods when your property could not be used
Under limited circumstances, exemplary or punitive damages, intended to punish a defendant and deter particularly malicious or reckless conduct in the future
Interest on your damages as permitted by law
Attorney fees and costs if provided for in your contract or by statue

Alternative dispute resolutions (ADR)
ADR refers to other means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. Some contracts require binding arbitration or nonbinding mediation to resolve disputes that arise out of the transaction governed by the agreement. When the cost and time of litigation exceeds the likely outcome, you may choose to settle instead. If negotiating a settlement, Peter R. Bornstein's tenacity directs the proceedings toward a desirable outcome.

Metro Denver, Colorado real estate litigation attorney
Located in metro Denver, the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein serves clients throughout Colorado.

To schedule a free initial consultation, call the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein today at 720-354-4440 or contact the firm online.

Peter Bornstein

Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Real Estate Fraud
Criminal Law
Business Law
Personal Injury
Art Law
Attorney Discipline

1968: Michigan; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
1971: Colorado; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
1977: U.S. Tax Court

Law School
University of Chicago, J.D.

Denver (Member, Professionalism Council and Fee Arbitration Committee) and Colorado Bar Associations; Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; Thompson G. Marsh Inn, American Inn of Court.

Deputy District Attorney and Chief Deputy District Attorney, Second Judicial District, Denver, 19721977. Adjunct Instructor, University of Denver College of Law, 19801982. Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Member: Board of Directors, Denver Bar Association Credit Union, 19982005; Board of Directors, Faculty of Federal Advocates; Supreme Court Advisory Board, 2008. Born: Chicago, Illinois, July 23, 1943. Cases: People v. Barnum, 23 P.3d 1237 (Colo. App. 2001); Doe v. National Medical Services, 974 F.2d 143 (10th Cir. 1992); Mathews v. Lomas & Nettleton Co., 754 P.2d 791 (Colo. App. 1988); Ryder v. Mitchell, 54 P.3d 885 (Colo. 2002); Mitchell v. Ryder, 104 P.3d 316 (Colo. App. 2004); Cassady v. Goering, 567 F.3d 628 (10th Cir. 2009).

Mr. Bornstein's legal and trial experience in criminal cases includes
White collar fraud
Bank and securities fraud
Major drug trafficking
Wiretap cases
Sex offenses
Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs
and many other areas of experience

In the real estate and business cases, it includes:
All variety of frauds, misrepresentations and deceptions
Computer software development
Computer software piracy
Breach of contracts
Breach of fiduciary duties
Violations of Truth in Lending
Mechanic's liens
Will contests
and many other types of cases

Peter Bornstein has recently published an article in the American Bar Association's Litigation Magazine on "How To Persuade a Cold Judge." He has been featured by CNN on its America's Premier Lawyers Series. Peter Bornstein is a trial lawyer who has tried, to verdict, more than 250 cases in his legal career. He teaches lawyers trial skills for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Louisville, Colorado; is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been designated a Colorado Super Lawyer for 2009 - 2011. Also, he has worked to advance legal professionalism through a joint committee of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations. The Colorado Supreme Court has appointed him to serve on hearing panels adjudicating lawyers accused of violating the Rules of Professional Responsibility.