Richard S. Strauss, Esq

Of Counsel
S&D Law
The Smith Mansion
1801 York Street
Denver, CO   80206
Phone: (303) 399-3000
Fax: (303) 399-2650

Richard S. Strauss - Of Counsel

Richard S. Strauss, Esq - Super Lawyer
Richard S. Strauss, Esq - Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Lawyer
Richard S. Strauss, Esq. is Of Counsel at S&D Law. Mr. Strauss brings over 37 years of providing high quality legal services to his clients to our firm. After graduating from the University of Colorado (Boulder) with distinction, Mr. Strauss received a J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1977. Mr. Strauss was associated with the long-time Denver law firm of Hochstadt, Straw, Strauss & Silverman, P.C. since 1977, first as an associate, then as a Partner, and was managing Partner since 2000. He enthusiastically joined Silver & DeBoskey, which is now S&D Law, in December, 2014.

Richard's passion is litigation, and his litigation practice focuses on real estate, commercial, construction and employment issues, including covenants not to compete. He has developed a particular expertise in mechanic's lien cases. Richard also has helped numerous clients with estate administration upon the death of a loved one, including litigating probate cases where necessary.

Mr. Strauss also has a lengthy history in representing small businesses and their owners in matters of business formation and break-ups, wills and estate planning, business and real estate contracting, commercial property leasing, as well as business formations and buy-outs.

Mr. Strauss is licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court as well as all state and federal Courts in Colorado.

Areas of Practice:
Civil and Commercial Litigation - Trials and Appeals
Commercial real estate development and leasing
Construction Law including Mechanic's Liens
Contracts - Complex, Commercial and Real Estate
Employment Law - Employee & Employer
Real Estate Law
Wills & Estate Planning
Probate administration and litigation

Honors and Awards:
Listed in Colorado Super Lawyers 2012 to the present (Business Litigation)
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
Rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell