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Alan D. Sweetbaum is the founding shareholder of the law firm of Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC. He founded the law firm in 1994 and has grown the practice from two lawyers to its present size. Mr. Sweetbaum has been practicing law continuously since 1983. He represents individuals and companies both large and small. He has handled numerous appeals in Federal and State courts, many of which are published opinions having significant consequences in the business arena. Mr. Sweetbaum lectures frequently on various real estate, title insurance and litigation issues. He is frequently asked to be an expert witness on various legal matters. For many years Mr. Sweetbaum was the host of several radio shows on KOA radio and KTLK radio in Denver. He is an "AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5" rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and has had the honor of being selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers by Law and Politics Magazine for every year since its inception in 2006, making him a member of the top 5% of attorneys in Colorado as voted by his peers. Mr. Sweetbaum was also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Commercial Litigation. 


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 40%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    33 years, 500 cases
  3. Mediation: 10%
    33 years, 100 cases
  4. Arbitration: 10%
    33 years, 100 cases


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Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC

1125 17th Street Suite 2100
Denver, CO, 80202


DCActive 198807/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 - Commercial LitigationSelected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).2013
Super Lawyers every year since its inception (2006 - 2012Super Lawyers every year since its inception (2006 - 20122006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 rating in Martindale HubbellMartindale HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/ShareholderSweetbaum Sands Anderson PC1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse UniversityMember of the Board of TrusteesN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
CLE in Colorado, IncCLE Manual - 28th Annual Real Estate Symposium - A Vestige of a Prior Time2010
National Business InstituteCLE Manual – Evictions and Landlord/Tenant Law in Colorado (relevant portions of outline) National Business Institute2003
National Business Institute, 2000 - 2010CLE Manual – Road and Access Law in Colorado – How to Research and Resolve Access Disputes (relevant portions of outline)N/A
Lorman Education Services, 2002-2009CLE Manual – Foreclosure and Repossession in ColoradoN/A
National Business Institute, 2000, 2002, 2003CLE Manual – Colorado Real Estate Title Law (relevant portions of outline)N/A
National Business Institute, 1999, 2001, 2002CLE Manual – Residential and Commercial Evictions in Colorado (relevant portions of outline)N/A
National Business Institute, 1999, 2001CLE Manual – Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in Colorado (relevant portions of outline)N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Syracuse UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978