Gary P. LaPlante

Gary P. LaPlante

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303.628.9548 office
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. LaPlante has extensive experience in commercial law with an ‎emphasis in real estate transactions. He has represented both ‎borrowers and lenders in real estate and other commercial loan ‎transactions, and has considerable experience in mergers and ‎acquisitions, conservation easements, and general corporate law. He also has experience in ‎franchising matters. 

Mr. LaPlante has significant experience in structuring, documenting, ‎and financing complex real estate developments, including ‎residential, resort, retail, and other commercial projects. He also ‎represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions.

Representative Matters

Real estate projects for which Mr. LaPlante has been responsible include:

  • 2,000 acre fishing and hunting residential project in Rio Blanco County, Colorado
  • 19,000 acre recreation project in Grand County, Colorado  
  • 1,200-unit resort project, including golf course and marina facilities  
  • 5,500 acre residential project in Summit County, Colorado  
  • 240,000-square-foot office lease for a national tenant 
  • Conservation easements on multiple ranch properties 
  • Water Storage and Infrastructure projects



  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Real Estate, 2008, 2012-2016

Other Info


J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 1978
B.S., University of Denver, 1975

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1978

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Member