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James Steven Bailey Jr

Business Attorney at Littleton, CO

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also known as James Bailey, Jim Bailey

  • State Years
    Colorado - CO 56 years
    North Dakota - ND 56 years
  • Licensed for 56 years
    State CO
    Acquired 1967
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 56 years
    State ND
    Acquired 1967
    Unknown No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    We help businesses grow and prosper by providing counsel for legal matters relating to the formation, operation, and sale of businesses. Legal advice on the business life cycle, and mergers and acquisitions.

  2. Commercial real estate
    We offer customized, individually-tailored representation to assist clients achieve their transaction goals and objectives in commercial or business settings.

  3. Litigation
    With decades of experience in commercial litigation, ranging from representing large national and international corporations to small business and individuals, we provide counsel on the best way to resolve a dispute.

  4. Real estate
    We provide legal advice on the larger and more sophisticated real estate transactions in Colorado. We offer clear advice and expertise in a wide variety real estate transactions,.

  5. Probate

  6. State, local, and municipal law

  7. Wills and living wills

James Bailey founded Bailey & Peterson, P.C. in 1992 and has practiced law in Colorado since 1971. He has practiced before state and federal courts engaging in litigation involving complex commercial transactions, bankruptcy reorganizations, antitrust and securities class actions, receiverships, municipal financing, commercial torts, constitutional law, and personal injuries. He has represented individuals, small businesses, large corporations, quasi-municipal corporations, special districts, local and interstate banks, and international resorts. 


Bailey & Peterson, PC
7991 Shaffer Parkway
Suite 101
Littleton, CO, 80127

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Work Experience

  • President/Partner
  • Bailey & Peterson, PC
  • 1992 - Present
  • Partner
  • Calkins Kramer Grimshaw & Herring
  • 1972 - 1992
  • Law Professor
  • University Of North Dakota School Of Law
  • 1970 - 1972
  • Attorney
  • United State Navy
  • 1966 - 1969
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  • University of North Dakota School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1967
  • University of North Dakota
  • Ph.B.
  • 1965

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Cross v. 21st Century Holding Co., 2004 wl 307306 (S.D. N.Y, Feb. 18 2004).
  • PeopleSoft Inc. v. Amherst. L.L.C., 369 F. Supp. 2d 1263 (D. Colo. 2005).
  • Franklin Bank, N.A. v. Bowling, 74 P.3d 308 (Colo. 2003) (Notice of recording in real estate records).


  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1973 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1967 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1967 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Order of The Coif
  • University of North Dakota
  • 1967

Speaking Engagements

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Creditors Rights and Remedies Under Chapter 11 and Chapter 9
  • 1991
  • Bankruptcy of Municipalities and Chapter 9 Issues
  • Chapter 9 in Colorado
  • 1991

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Littleton Business Lawyer James Steven Bailey Jr
James Steven Bailey Jr
Business Attorney
Littleton, CO
Licensed for 56 years