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Curriculum Viatae

Professor Robert J. Herrera, Esq., J.D., LL.M.
1635 Foxtrail Drive
Loveland, CO 80538
970-888-1375

Robert J. Herrera has proudly served and successfully represented individuals and businesses found all across Colorado. Mr. Herrera has extensive experience mediating, arbitrating, litigating, and teaching business law. Mr. Herrera also brings to the mediation session perspective from personally experiencing difficult disputes including a business separation and divorce after 13 years of marriage. While Mr. Herrera has enjoyed the gamesmanship of the courtroom for many years, he has come to appreciate and embrace mediation and arbitration as a more cost effective and time efficient mechanism to resolve even the most complex civil and domestic disputes.

CREDENTIALS:

Mediator – 1st Judicial District, Gilpin, Jefferson County Mediation Services – 2019 to Present
Mares-Dixon & Associates 40 hour Mediation Training - 2019
Larimer County Bar Association - 2005 to Present
Weld County Bar Association - 2005 to Present
Colorado Bar Association - 2005 to Present
Mediator - 19th Judicial District, Small Claims Court - 2015 to 2018
Arbitrator - Better Business Bureau - April 2010 to 2018
Colorado Federal District Court - 2008 to 2018
U.S. Bankruptcy Court - 2006 to 2018
U.S. Tax Court - 2006 to 2018

EDUCATION:

Masters in Tax Law

University of Denver Strum College of Law – 2005


Juris Doctorate

University of Denver Strum College of Law – 2004


Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Finance

University of Denver – 2001

EXPERIENCE:

Solo Practitioner - Black Suit Law

December 2016 to 2018


Professor of Business Law - Monfort College of Business

August 2006 to 2018


Senior Litigation Attorney - Coan Payton & Payne

May 2015 to December 2016


Law Practicing Manager - Hagen & Melusky

2008 to May 2015


Associate Attorney - Lind Lawrence & Ottenhoff

2006 to 2008


Associate Attorney - Jorgensen Motycka & Lewis

2005 to 2006

DOMESTIC RELATIONS ISSUES MEDIATED and/or LITIGATED:

Temporary Orders
Final Orders
Parental Relocation
Parental Rights
Child Support
Child Custody
Maintenance
Post Decree Issues
Restraining Orders

CIVIL ISSUES MEDIATED and/or LITIGATED:

Commercial and Residential Disputes
Landlord and Tennant Disputes
HOA Disputes
Easements and Liens
Personal Injury
Civil Assault/Battery/Negligence
Probate Disputes
Wrongful Termination
Sexual Harassment
Employment Discrimination
Fair Labor Standards Act
Business Ownership Disputes
Breach of Contract
Business Collections
Business Trade Name
Business Copyright
Franchise Disputes
Civil Litigation
Construction Defect
Sports and Entertainment Contract Disputes

HONORS:

BizWest 40 under 40 - 2016
Greeley Tribune 20 under 40 – 2016
Windsor Now! Readers Choice Award for Best Attorney - 2011
Kimberly Hayes Outstanding Professor Award – 2008

PUBLICATIONS:

Northern Colorado Business Report, The Most Common Mistakes Made in Business Leases – Update

June 28, 2013, Volume 18, Issue 21


Northern Colorado Business Report, The Most Common Mistakes Made in Business Leases

June 29, 2012, Volume 17, Issue 21

PRESENTATIONS:

Business Law Retreat, Business Entity Formation

November 2015


Greeley Chamber of Commerce, Department of Labor Overtime Rule Change: Is Your Business Ready?

November 2015


Greeley/Weld SBDC, A Law Suit Awaits You

May 2013


Greeley/Weld SBDC, Legal Contract: A Necessity

June 2011


Business Survival Summit, Denver CO

October 2011


Byron White Inns of Court, Are You Smarter than a Fourteenth Grader?

October 2008


Greeley/Weld SBDC, Legalities of the Small Business

November 2008


Byron White Inns of Court, International Choice of Entity, Establishing the Non-U.S. Company and Venue Choices in Cross-Border Disputes

February 2007


Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Business Choice of Entity and Introduction to Contracts

May 2007

LECTURES:

University of Northern Colorado, Legal Environment of Business

Spring 2018, Spring/Fall 2017, Spring/Fall 2016, Spring/Fall 2015, Spring/Fall 2014, Spring/Fall 2013, Spring/Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2007, Fall 2006


University of Northern Colorado, Business Administration of the Law

Fall 2010, Spring 2009, Fall 2007