Meet Our Business Attorneys for Northern Colorado

Gregory S. Bell

Gregory S. Bell

Gregory S. Bell was an honors graduate of Colorado State University in Resource Management and received his juris doctor degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1979. During law school, Greg clerked for the Denver firm of Yegge, Hall, and Evans. After the bar examination, he relocated his practice and family to Fort Collins.

His work included services for the Town of Wellington, Colorado in 1980 and 1981, as well as business litigation, real estate, and personal injury work. In 1983 he co-founded the firm. Greg’s career emphasized bankruptcy litigation and a civil trial practice for many years, but now is focused more heavily on financial, transactional, and estate practice.

In the last ten years he has also emphasized real estate development, business planning and dispute avoidance in the real estate and business arenas. He currently is town attorney for the Town of Severance and the Town of Ault and the senior attorney for the firm. Greg is a member of the Colorado and Larimer County Bar Associations.

Jeremy E. Scott

Jeremy E. Scott

Jeremy (Jed) E. Scott received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Wyoming in 1995, followed by his juris doctor degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2000.

In 2013, he earned his master of laws degree in natural resources and environmental law and policy from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was named Outstanding Natural Resources and Environmental Law Graduate for highest overall grades in the program.

He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, State of Colorado, and the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado. During law school, Jed clerked with the State of Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, Litigation Division and with the Office of District Attorney, First Judicial District in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Jed previously served as chair of the Larimer County Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division and on the Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division. He is a graduate of the 2009 Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) Class and served on the 2010 COBALT Program Committee.

Jed practices in the areas of environmental law, natural resource law (including water rights, oil and gas, mining, land conservation, wildlife, and land use), real property, civil litigation, municipal law, tort and personal injury, business, and construction law. He currently serves as assistant town attorney and prosecutor for the Town of Severance, the Town of Ault, and the Town of Berthoud.

Jed is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources and Section of Litigation, the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Foundation, and the Larimer County Bar Association.

Matthew T. Gould

Matthew T. Gould

Matthew (Matt) T. Gould received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University in 1987 and his juris doctor from the University of Tulsa in 1991. During law school, Matt served as articles editor for the Energy Law Journal. After law school, he accepted a judicial clerkship in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Administrative Law Judges in Washington, D.C.

Following his clerkship, Matt joined the FERC litigation practice of “Am Law 100″ firm Andrews & Kurth, LLP. Matt brought his family to Fort Collins in 2000. As a former software engineer, Matt is conversant in computer related technical matters. His practice includes an array of business and real estate related services, construction law, municipal law, and debtor assistance.

Matt is currently town attorney for the Town of Nunn. He is a falconer of many years and previously served as apprentice director for the Colorado Hawking Club. Matt is licensed to practice in Colorado and Oklahoma and is a member of the Colorado, Oklahoma, and Larimer County Bar Associations.

J. Peter Linder

J. Peter Linder

J. Peter Linder received his bachelor’s degree in music performance from Michigan State University in 2002 with high honors, and received his master of music degree from Colorado State University in 2005, where he was named the Outstanding Graduate of the year. In 2010 Peter received his juris doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law, where he graduated in the top quarter of his class.

During his legal education Peter managed to balance the addition of a daughter to his family, work as a research assistant for two professors, play cello with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, and intern with the Fort Collins Public Defender’s office.

Peter joined the firm as an associate after clerking for the firm for a summer and passing the Colorado Bar in July 2010 and became a named partner in 2015. His practice focuses primarily on business planning, negotiations, transactions, and dispute resolution; financial workouts and other debt relief work; real estate; and estate planning. Peter is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.