Glen F Gordon

Glen F. Gordon

Glen F. Gordon

Boulder, Colorado
(303) 444-5944

Glen is the son of a career Army officer and was born on a U.S. Army base in West Germany.  He is an undergraduate Honors College graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the University of Colorado School of Law, where he was Order of the Coif (top 10% of class) and an editor of the Colorado Law Review.

He was a law clerk at the 800-lawyer Los Angeles based firm of Latham & Watkins and became a named partner at Purvis, Gray, Schuetze & Gordon in 1994, at the age of 29.  He has taught Trial Advocacy at the University of Colorado School of Law.

Glen is admitted to practice in all State Courts in Colorado, the United States Federal District Court for the District of Colorado, United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Glen is married and has two small children.  He enjoys fly fishing in the western United States and the Florida Keys.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Trials and Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. – 1990
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law, Contracts and Civil Procedure
    • Law Review: University of Colorado Law Review, 1988 – 1990
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1987
    • Honors: Undergraduate Honors College
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History


  • Trial Advocacy, University of Colorado School of Law, 1997 – 2000
  • Developments in UM/UIM Law, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • Premises Liability, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boulder County Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Chairman , Civil Litigation Section, 1992 – 1993
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Chairman, Medical Legal Section, 1997 – 1998
  • University of Colorado Legal Aid and Defender Program, Member, 1990
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Purvis, Gray, Schuetze & Gordon, Partner, 1994 – 2001
  • Buchanan, Gray, Purvis & Schuetze, Associate, 1990 – 1994
  • Latham & Watkins, Summer Associate, 1989

1113 Spruce Street, Suite 202A

Boulder, CO 80302

Phone: (303) 444-5944

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