For over twenty-seven years Paul M. Gaide has been an accomplished litigation and transactional lawyer and advisor.  When aggressive representation is desirable and appropriate, the Law Offices of Paul M. Gaide is quite capable of advocating for you.  When a subtle approach will benefit you most, Attorney Gaide is fully capable of utilizing a collaborative approach and applying all pertinent facts and law to obtaining an acceptable and timely resolution of client matters.

Paul M. Gaide’s law practice has emphasized superior representation of clients: (a) in conflict resolution, including litigations before probate courts, state trial courts, state appellate courts, United States District Courts, and United States Bankruptcy Courts; and (b) in connection with transactional and planning matters.

Prior to relocating back to Colorado, Attorney Gaide practiced law in New England with the Am Law 100 firm of Edwards & Angell, LLP, n/k/a Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, now having over 620 lawyers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia, with Schatz & Schatz, Ribicoff & Kotkin, the then third largest law firm in the State of Connecticut with 135 attorneys, and in his own firm. 

Attorney Gaide is admitted and licensed to practice law in and before the courts of the State of Connecticut (1989); the United States District Court and United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut (1991); the State of Colorado (2009); the United States District Court and United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado (2010); and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court and United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts (2011). 

Paul M. Gaide is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law, Juris Doctor, Emphasis in Taxation (1989) (Research Assistant: N. Steuben, Real Estate Planning (Cases, Materials, Problems, Questions and Commentary) (3d ed. 1989)); and a graduate of the University of Denver, College of Business Administration, B.S.B.A. - Finance (Bal F. Swan Scholar, Dean’s Lists).

Attorney Gaide is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Family Law and Litigation Sections of the Colorado Bar Association, and a member of the 8th Judicial District Bar Association.

Some reported decisions in which Paul M. Gaide has participated as counsel have included: Fleet Bank Connecticut, N.A. v. Carillo, 240 Conn. 343, 691 A.2d 1068 (1997); In re: Brenes, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, Case No.: 95-30185 (Dabrowski, J.) (CASA Investments Company v. Brenes, Adv. Pro. No.: 95-3048, General Financial Services, Inc. v. Brenes, Adv. Pro. No.: 95-3073 (Consolidated for Trial), 261 B.R. 322 (Bankr. Dist. Conn. 2001) (Special Counsel to Trial Counsel for CASA Investments Company in 18 U.S.C. § 727 action); and The Cadle Company, et al. v. Charles A. Flanagan, et al., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14928, District of Connecticut, Covello, J., Case No.: 3:01-CV-51 (AVC) (March 31, 2006) (Special Counsel to Plaintiff – RICO jury award in Plaintiff’s favor).

You are encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Paul M. Gaide to confidentially communicate your concerns and determine if the firm can be of assistance to you.  The firm offers a no-cost initial consultation of up to one hour.  Weekend and evening appointments may be available.

Paul M. Gaide maintains a physical presence at the Law Offices of Paul M. Gaide, 123 North College Avenue, Suite 200, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524 and as "Of Counsel" to the Van Der Jagt Law Firm, 1468 South Pearl Street, Denver, Colorado 80210.