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Joel W. Cantrick, P.C.

900 Arapahoe Ave.Suite 101Boulder, CO 80302
Phones: 866-605-9851
Fax: 303-800-2821
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Litigation

Joel Cantrick has represented clients in federal and state court litigation and administrative proceedings for over 36 years, with an emphasis in employment, environmental, and governmental and regulatory matters.

Employment

In the employment arena, Joel represents companies and individuals in both litigation and non-litigation matters ranging from employment and separation agreements to employee handbooks to wrongful discharge...

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Litigation

Joel Cantrick has represented clients in federal and state court litigation and administrative proceedings for over 36 years, with an emphasis in employment, environmental, and governmental and regulatory matters.

Employment

In the employment arena, Joel represents companies and individuals in both litigation and non-litigation matters ranging from employment and separation agreements to employee handbooks to wrongful discharge, wage claim, breach of contract, and employment discrimination cases under federal and state laws.

Environmental/Energy

Joel's environmental and energy practice includes litigation and agency enforcement proceedings under federal and state statutes and regulations and advice to clients in a variety of environmental and energy matters, including, without limitation, real estate transactions, leaking underground storage tanks, environmental insurance coverage, mined land reclamation, solid waste, energy production, and environmental property damage.

Governmental/Regulatory

Having served as Solicitor General, first assistant attorney general of the Natural Resources Section, and an assistant attorney general in the Labor/Civil Rights Unit and the Litigation Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office, and also as an assistant city attorney for Boulder, Colorado, Joel represents clients in a variety of federal, state, and local government administrative and regulatory proceedings and non-litigation matters.

Significant Representations

  • Representation of computer company in Colorado state court breach of contract, civil theft, and defamation action
  • Representation of plaintiff in major employment discrimination case in Colorado federal court
  • Representation of information services company in antitrust and judicial records access litigation in Colorado federal court
  • Representation of energy company in judicial review of Bureau of Land Management coal exploration license in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Representation of neighborhood in NEPA challenge to construction of federal building in Colorado
  • Representation of landlord in claims against tenant for environmental property damage from leaking underground storage tanks
  • Representation of landowner in defense of environmental contamination claims by third-party property owner
  • Counsel to commercial property owners regarding environmental insurance issues
  • Advice to prospective purchasers of environmentally-contaminated properties regarding environmental due diligence, purchase and sale contract provisions regarding environmental risks and liabilities, and environmental insurance issues
  • Enforcement counsel to Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Board in enforcement proceedings under the Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, including, without limitation, enforcement proceeding against the United States Department of Defense and the United States Air Force
  • Representation of potentially responsible parties in state court action for contribution and clean-up costs under CERCLA
  • Representation of insurance carrier in state district court environmental insurance coverage action
  • Representation of utility company in resource plan and demand-side management proceedings before Colorado Public Utilities Commission
  • Representation of military construction contractor in EPA enforcement action involving storm water runoff regulations
  • Condemnation commissioner in state and local government eminent domain proceedings
  • Representation of commercial and private landowners in pre-condemnation and condemnation matters
  • Representation of class of property owners in state district court case involving contamination from manufacturing facility
  • Representation of landowner in environmental property damage case involving contamination from gas manufacturing plant
  • Representation of landowner in state court environmental property damage case involving solvent contamination from manufacturing facility
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Practice Areas
ContractsEmployment Law -- EmployerEnvironmental LawEthics & Professional ResponsibilityHealth & Health Care Law
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Address
900 Arapahoe Ave.Suite 101Boulder, CO 80302
Phone
866-605-9851
Fax
303-800-2821
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