John E. Peckler

P 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.



  • Lewis & Clark Law School, 2017 (J.D.)
  • University of Colorado Boulder, 2012 (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2017

  • Represented agricultural users in the acquisition of water storage capacity including drafting and negotiating agreements and easements as well as 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.

  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024

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

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