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L Jay Labe

Construction and development Attorney at Denver, CO

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  • State Years
    Colorado - CO 53 years
    Wyoming - WY 30 years
  • Licensed for 53 years
    State CO
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State WY
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Retired No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About L

Learn L’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Construction and development
    33%
    Focuses on representation of sureties on public and private construction projects with emphasis on payment and performance bond claims under the Miller Act and the Colorado Public Works Bond Act; mechanic's liens and lien release bonds; representation of project owners and developers.

  2. Insurance
    33%
    Focus on representation of fidelity and surety companies with respect to contract bonds, court bonds, miscellaneous bonds, fidelity bonds, bail bonds and related indemnity and subrogation proceedings.

  3. Litigation
    33%

  4. Other
    1%

     Jay was brought up and educated in Colorado.  He has been married for 28 years, with two daughters and three grandsons.  One daughter is a primary school teacher in the Denver Metropolitan Area.  The other is a neurological physician's assistant in Cape Neddick, Maine.

     He has the distinct privilege of being legal counsel to WBA, WBC, WBO, and IBF Heavyweight Contender DaVarryl J. Williamson throughout DaVarryl's amateur (USA Boxing) and professional career (Don King Productions).

    Jay is licensed in both Colorado and Wyoming.

 

Location

Allen & Curry, PC
1125 17th Street
Suite 1275
Denver, CO, 80202

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Allen & Curry, PC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Special Counsel
  • Allen & Curry, P.C.
  • 1900 - Present
  • Chair, Fidelity & Surety Practice Group
  • Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, P.C.
  • 2002 - 2015
  • Attorney
  • Clanahan, Tanner, Downing & Knowlton
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Shareholder
  • Tilly & Graves, P.C.
  • 1972 - 2001
  • Law Clerk to Judge Charles D. Pierce
  • Colorado Court of Appeals
  • 1970 - 1972
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Education

  • University of Colorado
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1970
  • University of Colorado
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1967

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Morrison Knudsen Corp. v. Ground Improvement Techniques, Inc.
  • Supersedeas bond surety client prevailed
  • City of Westminster, Colorado vs. Centric-Jones Constructors
  • Surety client dismissed at the close of evidence
  • Montezuma Plumbing and Heating vs. Housing Authority
  • Determination of law as to bond limitation

Associations

  • Colorado Board of Law Examiners
  • Member, Bar Committee
  • 2008 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Rocky Mountain Surety Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Construction Surety
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Colorado Super Lawyer - Construction Surety
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Colorado Superlawyers
  • Colorado Superlawyers
  • 2010
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Colorado Super Lawyers 2009
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Construction/Surety
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Construction/Surety
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Construction/Surety
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Chapter 8 of The Law of Commercial Surety and Miscellaneous Bonds, Second Edition, a publication of the ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee of the TIPS Fidelity and Surety Committee, B. King, R. Towle, S. Poteet, Editors
  • Commercial Bail Bonds
  • 2012
  • The Law of Miscellaneous and Commercial Surety Bonds - American Bar Association Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • Bail Bonds
  • 2001
  • The Law of Suretyship, Second Edition - American Bar Association Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • Commercial Bail
  • 2000
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Speaking Engagements

  • 2013 Winter Conference - Las Vegas
  • American Bar Association Update
  • 2013
  • Fidelity & Surety Law Spring Meeting, Hilton Head, SC
  • Commercial Bail Bonds
  • 2012
  • ABA Construction Law Forum - Fundamental of Construction Law
  • Insurance and Bonds in Construction
  • 2009
  • RMSA Continuing Education Program
  • Individual Sureties
  • 2008
  • Mechanic Lien Collections
  • Surety and Bond Claim Aspects of Lien Law
  • 2007
  • Managing Construction Disputes
  • Surety Involvement in Construction Disputes
  • 2006
  • Avoiding Chaos on the Jobsite
  • Understanding Suretyship
  • 2006
  • Construction Bonding Seminar
  • Construction Bonding
  • 2004
  • CLE Seminar
  • Construction Bonding In Colorado
  • 2003
  • Law of Suretyship
  • Commercial Bail Operations
  • 2000
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (6)
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Construction and development Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I am not surprised to see Jay's 10/10 rating on Avvo. Jay is dedicated to and passionate about his clients. His years of experience, raw intelligence and wit make him the sort of attorney I aspire to be. You can't go wrong hiring Jay."
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