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John E. Peckler


Spencer Fane attorney John Peckler

T 303.839.3983
F 303.839.3838

John Peckler helps clients navigate complex development projects and real estate transactions. He works with individuals, businesses, and developers on all aspects of land use and real estate law.

Relying on his background in finance and experience with Colorado water law, John brings a unique perspective to understanding his clients’ needs and finding solutions for each project that avoid or minimize delay and extra costs. John’s experience includes reviewing, negotiating, and drafting documents for all types of real estate projects including purchase and sale agreements, easements, title commitments and title policies, liens and encumbrances on real property, restrictive covenants, and financing documents.

As land use counsel, John assists property owners and developers in applying for and obtaining approvals for new land use entitlements that facilitate the success of a project. With his counsel, clients can anticipate and better manage land use, water and other real estate issues and potential challenges.

Highlights of John’s experience include:

  • Represented agricultural users in the acquisition of water storage capacity including drafting and negotiating agreements and easements and securing millions of dollars in grants and loans from the State of Colorado.
  • Represented agricultural water users in successfully obtaining contested land use entitlements for water development projects in southern Colorado.

Presentations and Publications

  • Speaker, “The Rule World: Key Terms for Your Water and Sanitation Rules and Regs,” Special District Association of Colorado Conference, September 18, 2019


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Doyle Inn of Court

Contact John Peckler at 303.839.3983 or jpeckler@spencerfane.com.