Bruce D. Dierking

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Partner
Founding Member
Location:
Boulder, Colorado
Phone:
303-447-0450
Fax:
303-447-0451
Email:

Bruce Dierking's practice focuses on complex commercial real estate transactions, including purchase and sale, leasing, finance, Section 1031 like-kind exchanges, land use approvals/entitlements and all aspects of real estate development. He has been recognized in Colorado Super Lawyers,® Best Lawyers in America® and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.® Bruce was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Colorado School of Law, teaching Real Estate Planning, and has also lectured at numerous continuing legal education courses on topics related to commercial real estate and development. He is a past Chair of the Real Estate Law Section of the Boulder County Bar Association and a past Director of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, Boulder Tomorrow, the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame and Thistle Community Housing. Bruce received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Northern Colorado, and his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law, where he was an editor of the University of Colorado Law Review and selected for membership in the Order of the Coif. Bruce is a Colorado native and life-long Colorado resident. Prior to attending law school, he taught high school English and coached basketball in small towns in Northern Colorado. Outside of his law practice, Bruce has started several successful small businesses, and in his free time he enjoys cycling, skiing, reading and travel.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Mortgage and Foreclosures
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1994

Education

  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: University of Colorado Law Review, Casenote and Comment Editor
  • University of Northern Colorado
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1989
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions: The Fundamentals, 2008
  • Fundamentals of Real Estate Development in Colorado, 2005
  • The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases in Colorado, 2004
  • Drafting and Negotiating Colorado Commercial Real Estate Leases, 2004
  • Drafting and Negotiating Colorado Commercial Real Estate Leases, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Teaching Real Estate Planning, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 2009 - 2012
  • Instructor, Commercial Real Estate Transactions: The Fundamentals, 2008
  • Instructor, Fundamentals of Real Estate Development in Colorado, 2005
  • Instructor, The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases in Colorado, 2004
  • Instructor, Drafting and Negotiating Colorado Commercial Real Estate Leases, 2004
  • Instructor, Drafting and Negotiating Colorado Commercial Real Estate Leases, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating – AV (Preeminent)
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers® 2001 to present in Real Estate Law
  • Bruce was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2008-2011
  • Best Lawyers® in America, Real Estate Law, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boulder County Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association , Member, 1994 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Affiliations

  • Dierking & Associates, P.C., Boulder, Colorado, Founding Shareholder, 2001 - 2004
  • Hutchinson Black and Cook, LLC, Boulder, Colorado, Member, 1997 - 2001
  • Hutchinson Black and Cook, LLC, Boulder, Colorado, Associate, 1994 - 1997