Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

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Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

30+ years of experience helping clients solve intricate legal issues ranging from business litigation and personal injury matters to the negotiation of sophisticated real estate and business transactions.

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

check_circle Open for Business
check_circle Offers Video Calls

30+ years of experience helping clients solve intricate legal issues ranging from business litigation and personal injury matters to the negotiation of sophisticated real estate and business transactions.

Firm Overview

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP is a Colorado professional law firm, with office locations in Denver and Telluride.

Our firm has 30+ years of experience helping clients solve intricate legal issues, ranging from business litigation and personal injury matters to the negotiation of sophisticated real estate and business transactions. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states, actively publish in renowned legal journals, and have research and practice experience in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.

Our transactional and litigation attorneys and staff work together as a team to provide experiential depth, while also approaching issues with creativity and in as cost-efficient and pragmatic a manner as possible. We further supplement our practice through an extensive domestic and international network of affiliated law firms, consultants, and business contacts.

Visit our website to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our practice areas, news appearances, legal resources, and COVID-19 community information.

https://www.facebook.com/tuellergibbs

Main Office

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
618 Mountain Village Blvd.
Suites 201 and 202
Telluride, CO 81435

Phone

(970) 728-5775

Fax

(970) 728-5898

Fees
Office Information
Office Manager

Alexis Klein

Other Offices
  • Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

    1601 Blake St. Suite 300
    Denver, CO 80202

Business

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Business legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Commercial Real Estate

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Commercial Real Estate legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Foreclosure

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Foreclosure legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Real Estate

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Real Estate legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Douglas R. Tueller

Attorney in Mountain Village, CO

Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81. PROFFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc. PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits. AUTHOR: "Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate," published in Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S., Sweet & Maxwell, 1993; Stanford Journal of International Law 1983; "Reaching and Applying Foreign Law in West Germany: A Systemic Study", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 19, Spring 1983) (used as materials in a course on the West German Legal System at the University of Chicago Law School); "Problems of Arbitration of International Contract Disputes and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Recenty Decision of the Bundesgerichtshof", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, Spring 1981); Wolfgang Hoffman-Riem, "The Freedom of Communications and the Future of Broadcasting in West Germany", translated into English from German for publicaiton in Studies in Broadcasting (Nov. 17, 1981), Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan; and Manfred Rehbinder, Rechtssoziologie (de Gruyter, 1978), translated into English for publication in the U.S., 1981-1982.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Zoning, Planning and Land Use
-Construction Law
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Partnership Law
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Banks and Banking
-Environmental Business Law
-Business Transactions
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Environmental Construction Law
-Commercial Contracts

Experience & Credentials

Position
President

Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Colorado
1988, California

Law School Attended
Stanford University
Class of 1982
J.D.

University Attended
University of Vienna, Austria

University of Southern California
Class of 1978
A.B.
International Relations/German/Economics, magna cum laude

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamberg, Germany, 1980-81

Birth Information
Born in 1956
Las Vegas, Nevada, 1956

Languages
German

Associations & Memberships
The Colorado Bar Association

Bar Fellowship
to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81.

PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc.

PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits.

Hobbies & Interests
Historical and Cultural Travels; Mountain and Desert activities; Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Literature; Penchant for fine and interesting Cuisine and liquors.

Education

Stanford University
Juris Doctorate, 1982

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Douglas R. Tueller

Attorney in Mountain Village, CO

Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81. PROFFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc. PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits. AUTHOR: "Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate," published in Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S., Sweet & Maxwell, 1993; Stanford Journal of International Law 1983; "Reaching and Applying Foreign Law in West Germany: A Systemic Study", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 19, Spring 1983) (used as materials in a course on the West German Legal System at the University of Chicago Law School); "Problems of Arbitration of International Contract Disputes and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Recenty Decision of the Bundesgerichtshof", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, Spring 1981); Wolfgang Hoffman-Riem, "The Freedom of Communications and the Future of Broadcasting in West Germany", translated into English from German for publicaiton in Studies in Broadcasting (Nov. 17, 1981), Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan; and Manfred Rehbinder, Rechtssoziologie (de Gruyter, 1978), translated into English for publication in the U.S., 1981-1982.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Zoning, Planning and Land Use
-Construction Law
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Partnership Law
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Banks and Banking
-Environmental Business Law
-Business Transactions
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Environmental Construction Law
-Commercial Contracts

Experience & Credentials

Position
President

Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Colorado
1988, California

Law School Attended
Stanford University
Class of 1982
J.D.

University Attended
University of Vienna, Austria

University of Southern California
Class of 1978
A.B.
International Relations/German/Economics, magna cum laude

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamberg, Germany, 1980-81

Birth Information
Born in 1956
Las Vegas, Nevada, 1956

Languages
German

Associations & Memberships
The Colorado Bar Association

Bar Fellowship
to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81.

PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc.

PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits.

Hobbies & Interests
Historical and Cultural Travels; Mountain and Desert activities; Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Literature; Penchant for fine and interesting Cuisine and liquors.

Education

Stanford University Juris Doctorate, 1982


Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Nate Smith

Mr. Smith is an associate attorney with Tueller and Associates. His practice experience includes real estate transactions, land use, water, environmental and corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate worked as an associate with Burns, Figa, and Will, P.C. where he practiced in the firm's water law group. Upon graduating from law school, Nate also worked with the Town of Telluride Town Attorney's office, as well as several local Telluride law firms and served on the Town of Telluride Ethics and Planning and Zoning Commissions, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the Telluride Mountain Club and Snake River Waterkeeper.

While in law school, Nate served as a law clerk at Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison, and Woodruff, P.C. focusing on water and special district law and also served as a Head Notes Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Nate's wife, Ashley, works as a nonprofit grant writer for local and regional organizations, including The Telluride Academy.

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Nate Smith

Mr. Smith is an associate attorney with Tueller and Associates. His practice experience includes real estate transactions, land use, water, environmental and corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate worked as an associate with Burns, Figa, and Will, P.C. where he practiced in the firm's water law group. Upon graduating from law school, Nate also worked with the Town of Telluride Town Attorney's office, as well as several local Telluride law firms and served on the Town of Telluride Ethics and Planning and Zoning Commissions, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the Telluride Mountain Club and Snake River Waterkeeper.

While in law school, Nate served as a law clerk at Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison, and Woodruff, P.C. focusing on water and special district law and also served as a Head Notes Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Nate's wife, Ashley, works as a nonprofit grant writer for local and regional organizations, including The Telluride Academy.

Firm Overview

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP is a Colorado professional law firm, with office locations in Denver and Telluride.

Our firm has 30+ years of experience helping clients solve intricate legal issues, ranging from business litigation and personal injury matters to the negotiation of sophisticated real estate and business transactions. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states, actively publish in renowned legal journals, and have research and practice experience in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.

Our transactional and litigation attorneys and staff work together as a team to provide experiential depth, while also approaching issues with creativity and in as cost-efficient and pragmatic a manner as possible. We further supplement our practice through an extensive domestic and international network of affiliated law firms, consultants, and business contacts.

Visit our website to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our practice areas, news appearances, legal resources, and COVID-19 community information.

https://www.facebook.com/tuellergibbs

Main Office

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
618 Mountain Village Blvd.
Suites 201 and 202
Telluride, CO 81435

Phone

(970) 728-5775

Fax

(970) 728-5898

Fees
Office Information
Office Manager

Alexis Klein

Other Offices
  • Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

    1601 Blake St. Suite 300
    Denver, CO 80202

Business

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Business legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Commercial Real Estate

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Commercial Real Estate legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Foreclosure

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Foreclosure legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Real Estate

Tueller & Associates, P.C. will represent your Real Estate legal matters.

Areas of Law:
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Real Estate
-Zoning Law
-Planning Law
-Land Use
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Transactional Business
-Business Transactions
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Environmental Law
-Foreclosures
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Commercial Contracts
-Mediation
-Bank Foreclosures
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Family Partnerships
-Limited Liability Partnerships
-Limited Partnerships
-Partnership Dissolution
-Partnership Formation
-Partnership Organization

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Douglas R. Tueller

Attorney in Mountain Village, CO

Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81. PROFFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc. PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits. AUTHOR: "Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate," published in Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S., Sweet & Maxwell, 1993; Stanford Journal of International Law 1983; "Reaching and Applying Foreign Law in West Germany: A Systemic Study", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 19, Spring 1983) (used as materials in a course on the West German Legal System at the University of Chicago Law School); "Problems of Arbitration of International Contract Disputes and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Recenty Decision of the Bundesgerichtshof", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, Spring 1981); Wolfgang Hoffman-Riem, "The Freedom of Communications and the Future of Broadcasting in West Germany", translated into English from German for publicaiton in Studies in Broadcasting (Nov. 17, 1981), Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan; and Manfred Rehbinder, Rechtssoziologie (de Gruyter, 1978), translated into English for publication in the U.S., 1981-1982.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Zoning, Planning and Land Use
-Construction Law
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Partnership Law
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Banks and Banking
-Environmental Business Law
-Business Transactions
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Environmental Construction Law
-Commercial Contracts

Experience & Credentials

Position
President

Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Colorado
1988, California

Law School Attended
Stanford University
Class of 1982
J.D.

University Attended
University of Vienna, Austria

University of Southern California
Class of 1978
A.B.
International Relations/German/Economics, magna cum laude

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamberg, Germany, 1980-81

Birth Information
Born in 1956
Las Vegas, Nevada, 1956

Languages
German

Associations & Memberships
The Colorado Bar Association

Bar Fellowship
to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81.

PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc.

PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits.

Hobbies & Interests
Historical and Cultural Travels; Mountain and Desert activities; Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Literature; Penchant for fine and interesting Cuisine and liquors.

Education

Stanford University
Juris Doctorate, 1982

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Douglas R. Tueller

Attorney in Mountain Village, CO

Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81. PROFFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc. PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits. AUTHOR: "Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate," published in Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S., Sweet & Maxwell, 1993; Stanford Journal of International Law 1983; "Reaching and Applying Foreign Law in West Germany: A Systemic Study", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 19, Spring 1983) (used as materials in a course on the West German Legal System at the University of Chicago Law School); "Problems of Arbitration of International Contract Disputes and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Recenty Decision of the Bundesgerichtshof", Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, Spring 1981); Wolfgang Hoffman-Riem, "The Freedom of Communications and the Future of Broadcasting in West Germany", translated into English from German for publicaiton in Studies in Broadcasting (Nov. 17, 1981), Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan; and Manfred Rehbinder, Rechtssoziologie (de Gruyter, 1978), translated into English for publication in the U.S., 1981-1982.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Zoning, Planning and Land Use
-Construction Law
-Corporate Law
-Finance
-Investments
-Leases and Leasing
-Mortgages
-Business Law
-Commercial Real Estate
-Contracts
-Breach of Contract
-Partnership Law
-Resorts and Leisure
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Banks and Banking
-Environmental Business Law
-Business Transactions
-Construction Claims
-Construction Contracts
-Environmental Construction Law
-Commercial Contracts

Experience & Credentials

Position
President

Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Colorado
1988, California

Law School Attended
Stanford University
Class of 1982
J.D.

University Attended
University of Vienna, Austria

University of Southern California
Class of 1978
A.B.
International Relations/German/Economics, magna cum laude

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Graduate Fellow to Hamberg, Germany, 1980-81

Birth Information
Born in 1956
Las Vegas, Nevada, 1956

Languages
German

Associations & Memberships
The Colorado Bar Association

Bar Fellowship
to Hamburg, Germany, 1980-81.

PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS: L.B.J. Congressional Intern, Washington, D.C. (1975), visiting scholar, Max-Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law; Holme Roberts & Owen, Denver, Colorado; EVP, McKellar Development Group, Las Vegas, Nevada; Graham & James, Los Angeles, California. COO, Carstens Development Group, Telluride, Colorado; Founder, Real Asset Management, Inc.

PUBLIC OFFICES/SERVICE: Town of Mountain Village Home Charter Drafting Committee and Election Commission, 1994-1995; Town of Mountain Village Councilman, 1995-1997; Rotary Foundation District Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2002 (Member since 1996); Telluride Rotary Scholarship Committee, Chairman since 2001 (Member since 1995); Telluride Elks Club Scholarship and numerous Telluride R-1 School District Committees; Founder, Person-to-Person-to-Poland, Nevada Zoological Society, Pinhead Institute, Just For Kids Foundation and Mountains to Deserts nonprofits.

Hobbies & Interests
Historical and Cultural Travels; Mountain and Desert activities; Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Literature; Penchant for fine and interesting Cuisine and liquors.

Education

Stanford University Juris Doctorate, 1982


Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Nate Smith

Mr. Smith is an associate attorney with Tueller and Associates. His practice experience includes real estate transactions, land use, water, environmental and corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate worked as an associate with Burns, Figa, and Will, P.C. where he practiced in the firm's water law group. Upon graduating from law school, Nate also worked with the Town of Telluride Town Attorney's office, as well as several local Telluride law firms and served on the Town of Telluride Ethics and Planning and Zoning Commissions, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the Telluride Mountain Club and Snake River Waterkeeper.

While in law school, Nate served as a law clerk at Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison, and Woodruff, P.C. focusing on water and special district law and also served as a Head Notes Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Nate's wife, Ashley, works as a nonprofit grant writer for local and regional organizations, including The Telluride Academy.

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
Nate Smith

Mr. Smith is an associate attorney with Tueller and Associates. His practice experience includes real estate transactions, land use, water, environmental and corporate matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate worked as an associate with Burns, Figa, and Will, P.C. where he practiced in the firm's water law group. Upon graduating from law school, Nate also worked with the Town of Telluride Town Attorney's office, as well as several local Telluride law firms and served on the Town of Telluride Ethics and Planning and Zoning Commissions, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the Telluride Mountain Club and Snake River Waterkeeper.

While in law school, Nate served as a law clerk at Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison, and Woodruff, P.C. focusing on water and special district law and also served as a Head Notes Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Nate's wife, Ashley, works as a nonprofit grant writer for local and regional organizations, including The Telluride Academy.

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