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Jamie N. Cotter

Partner

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T 303.839.3826
F 303.839.3838
jcotter@spencerfane.com


Jamie Cotter is a full-service litigator who represents public, private, and corporate clients with all of their litigation needs. Jamie specifically enjoys practicing in all forms of litigation that “touch the land.” Jamie represents property owners with all facets of real estate litigation from quiet title actions, condemnation issues, easement disputes, and construction defect actions.

Jamie focuses much of her practice helping municipal, special districts and other quasi-governmental entities that are facing litigation by advising them on how to pursue or defend against claims so that they can move through the litigation process as efficiently and successfully as possible. She has a keen understanding of the specific laws affecting these entities and represents them in the district court and appellate court level.

In addition, Jamie represents both condemning authorities and landowners throughout Colorado with respect to eminent domain issues including: acquisition of access rights, the impact of blight on property values, remainder valuation and remainder damages, easement versus fee taking, easement valuation and inverse condemnation. Jamie strives to understand her clients’ businesses and lives such that she can effectively guide them through the condemnation process.

Jamie also helps corporate clients with a wide variety of complex commercial and business litigation issues. She has specific experience with employment law and she assists employers with navigating the myriad of employment laws so that they can focus on what is really important – running a productive business.

Highlights of Jamie Cotter’s experience include:

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a metropolitan district in rate-setting case. Successfully represented client in the trial court and Colorado Court of Appeals.
  • Defended metropolitan district against claims by a resident alleging violations of the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Obtained a dismissal of the Complaint by the Administrative Law Judge.
  • Successfully obtained judgment for a landowner in an appeal by a condemning authority. The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s holding that the condemning authority was not authorized by law to condemn the landowner’s property.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Denver, Colorado and Wyoming Bar Associations
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court

DISTINCTIONS

  • Selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2014 – 2018
  • Rated “AV-Preeminent” from Martindale-Hubbell

Contact Jamie Cotter at 303.839.3826 or jcotter@spencerfane.com.

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