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Jacob Hollars


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Jacob Hollars is a litigator specializing in employment issues, real estate, special district, and commercial matters.

Jacob counsels employers through litigation matters in state and federal court involving claims of wrongful termination, wage and hour claims, and myriad other issues. Jacob also helps businesses avoid protracted litigation so that they can run their company effectively and efficiently.

Jacob also represents companies in commercial disputes, such as breach of contract and real estate matters, and assists them in protecting their business. In addition, Jacob has experience representing contractors in construction defect claims and insurers in coverage disputes involving bad faith claims.

Highlights of Jacob’s experience include:

  • Successfully defended a challenge to petition signatures gathered by a candidate for a statewide office in Colorado.
  • Obtained unanimous jury verdict in favor of a skilled nursery facility in federal court in a case involving claims of federal and state wage and hour law violations and retaliation.
  • Obtained summary judgment in Missouri state court on behalf of an insurer in a third-party coverage claim involving issues of failure of notice and several exclusions to coverage.
  • Represented a small business in Southwest Missouri through trial of a substantial premises liability claim involving allegations of permanent disability and sizeable claim for future lost wages and medical care.
  • Represented a major insurance company in a case involving claims of breach of contract and vexatious refusal to pay arising out of a fire loss in which the plaintiff claimed a total loss.

Representative Cases

  • Lupia v. Medicredit, Inc., 2020 WL 1852423 (D.Colo. Apr. 13, 2020) (Obtained partial summary judgment in favor of a debt collector on claims under the FDCPA that the debt collector attempted to collect a debt the plaintiff did not owe and that the debt collector improperly communicated with the plaintiff by sending her a written acknowledgment that it had received her written dispute letter).
  • Hajek v. Bd. Of Cty. Comm’rs for Boulder Cty., — P.3d —-, 2020 COA 28 (Obtained reversal of judgment in favor of county in a C.R.C.P. 106 action involving an issue of first impression concerning the meaning of the term “new water use” under C.R.S. § 29-20-103(1)(b)).
  • Young v. Medicredit, Inc., 2019 WL 1923457 (S.D.Tex. Apr. 26, 2019) (Obtained summary judgment in favor of a debt collector on claims under the FDCPA and TCPA alleging that the debt collector placed harassing calls to the consumer and called her after she had asked it to stop calling her).
  • Reynolds v. Medicredit, Inc., 2019 WL 266974 (W.D.Tex. Jan 18, 2019) (Obtained summary judgment in favor of a debt collector on claims under the FDCPA alleging that the debt collector’s initial “dunning” notices on two separate debts were deceptive).
  • Falcon Broadband, Inc. v. Banning Lewis Ranch Metro. Dist. No. 1, et al., — P.3d —-, 2018 COA 92, 2018 WL 3153752 (Colo. App. 2018) (affirming summary judgment on behalf of a metropolitan district in a contract dispute because the contract was not subject to annual appropriations).


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Litigation–Construction; Commercial Litigation, 2021-2023
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Fraternity
  • Academic Excellence Awards in Contracts I, Antitrust, and Real Estate Transactions
  • Saint Louis University Public Law Review, Articles Editor of the Year, 2013-2014

Contact Jacob Hollars at 303.839.3707 or jhollars@spencerfane.com.