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Chelsea M. Marx


Wanda J. Potthoff, 303.575.7522


Chelsea Marx represents lenders in a range of real estate financing matters, including real estate acquisition and refinancing, revolving lines of credit and construction loans. Chelsea partners with clients across a variety of industries, including hospitality, retail and general commercial, as well as recent work on charter school financings. Chelsea has a particular interest in working with clients on redevelopment projects, including those with tax incentives and historical property issues. Chelsea’s background as an operations director for a growing regional restaurant brand informs her ability to handle the detailed work necessary to work through complex matters with many moving parts.

While in law school, Chelsea was the Case Note and Comment Editor of the Denver Law Review. She also interned for the Hon. William W. Hood, III of the Colorado Supreme Court and the Colorado Office of Administrative Courts.

Chelsea currently serves on the Firm’s Marketing & Business Development Committee and Associate Development Committee.

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  • Co-author:  Proceed with caution when using condo unit escrow deposits, Colorado Real Estate Journal (October 2019)
  • Brian J. Connolly, J. Thomas Macdonald, and Chelsea M. Marx, Down with Speech Regulation?  Assessing the Legal and Practical Implications of Janus and National Institute of Family & Life Advocates for States and Local Governments, State & Local Law News (Vol. 42, No. 1, Fall 2018).
  • Ian P. Farrell and Chelsea M. Marx, The Fallacy of Choice: The Destructive Effect of School Vouchers on Children with Disabilities, 67 Am. U. L. Rev. 1797 (2018).

Awards & Involvement

  • Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Annual Student Award (Sturm College of Law, 2019)
  • Scholastic Excellence Award Lawyer Process I, Lawyer Process II, Evidence, Land Use Planning (Sturm College of Law, 2016-2018)
  • Squire Patton Boggs Public Policy Fellow (2017)
  • Provost’s Scholarship
  • William E. Doyle Inn of Court; Member (2017-present)
  • Parents Encouraging Parents Conference; Presenter and Facilitator (2012-Present)


  • State of Colorado


  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2019); Order of the Coif; Case Note and Comment Editor, Denver Law Review
  • B.A., Social Science Area, University of Denver (2002)


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