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Montgomery, Little & Soran, P.C.

(303) 773 8100
(303) 220 0412

Head of department/lead counsel for A/E Law
John Riley

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Practicing A/E Law Since


Caseload Dedicated to A/E Construction Law


Caseload Dedicated to E/O Defense Work



Number of attorneys on staff: 3
Number of attorneys dedicated to A/E Work: 3

John Riley has tried more than 30 cases and has argued cases before the Colorado Supreme Court, Colorado Court of Appeals and the 10th Circuit. He helps out on professional licensing matters and provides contract advice to Design Professionals.

Bill Searfoorce frequently drafts service agreements for Design Professionals. His litigation cases involve residential, commercial, public works and mixed use projects. He has volunteered with ACEC where he helped draft legislation which limits a designer’s indemnity obligations on a public construction project.

Shawn Eady drafts and negotiates a wide variety of business, real estate development and construction contracts. He helps out on lien issues. He provides litigation services. He has 20 years combined experience in construction, professional design, insurance and real estate development industries. He worked for one of the larges insurance brokerages in Colorado prior to practicing law

Firm Information

The A&E lawyers at MLS provide contract, litigation, licensing, lien and appellate services. The business lawyers at the firm provide services in business formation, leases, and buying & selling a business.

The lawyers at MLS have made presentations to Design Professionals at Continuing Education courses.


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