J. Alex Gano

Associate
Phone
303.575.7512
Email
agano@ottenjohnson.com
Assistant

Margo Brown, 303.575.7579

Overview

Alex Gano is a dedicated and responsive real estate attorney who works with a variety of real estate professionals, including property owners, developers, landlords, tenants, and agents to effectively and efficiently accomplish their objectives.  Alex recognizes the value of his clients’ time and strives to deliver results that meet or exceed their expectations. Alex has experience with researching, negotiating, and drafting deeds, easements, covenants, purchase and sale agreements, municipal resolutions, residential and commercial leases, and settlement agreements on diverse topics including code compliance, public infrastructure funding, historic preservation, mineral and water rights ownership, and affordable housing.  Alex has successfully represented clients in complex transactions as well as entitlement and regulatory matters.

Practice Areas

Industries Served

Awards & Involvement

Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute — 2017 Medal of Excellence
  • University of Colorado Law School Dean's List - Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law — 2016 Student Writing Competition Winner
  • The Rotary Foundation — 2012 Paul Harris Fellow
  • Boy Scouts of America — 2002 Eagle Scout 

Involvement

  • Urban Land Institute, Colorado District Council, Associate Member - October 2018 to Present
  • Colorado Poverty Law Project, Pro Bono Landlord-Tenant Attorney - May 2018 to Present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Pro Bono Bankruptcy Attorney - November 2017 to Present
  • Denver Democratic Party, Precinct Leader -  November 2017 to Present
  • The Conflict Center, Director and Finance Committee, Denver, Colorado - October 2014 to Present

Jurisdiction

  • State of Colorado
  • Colorado Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School (2017); Order of the Coif; Associate Editor of University of Colorado Law Review
  • M.Com., University of the Witwatersrand (2013); Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar
  • ​B.A., Vanderbilt University (2008); cum laude