Barry C. Bartel


Phone: 303.578.5780
Direct: 303.578.5794
Email Barry

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

  • Complex commercial contract disputes
  • Leasehold contract interpretation disputes
  • Governance disputes in organizations
  • Mediation, arbitration and appellate experience

Real Estate/Construction Litigation

  • Ownership and leasehold disputes
  • Commercial landlord/tenant litigation
  • Right-of-way and easement disputes


Chipman Glasser LLC
Attorney, 2021-Present

Holland & Hart LLP
Associate 2003-2006 and Of Counsel 2010-2017

Davis, Graham and Stubbs LLP
Associate 1993-1997

Interspersed with his law career, Mr. Bartel applied his legal expertise in leadership roles, gaining experience in organizational governance and dynamics in these roles:

  • Coordinator of the Mennonite Central Committee rural development project in Bois de Laurance, Haiti, 1985-1988
  • Director of the Mennonite Central Committee program in Bolivia, 1998-2003
  • President of Bethel College, 2006-2009
  • Executive Director of the Ecumenical Project for International Cooperation, 2017-2019
  • Bartel Solutions LLC, formed in 2017

Education and Honors

Judicial Clerk, Hon. Richard L. Unis
Oregon Supreme Court, 1991-1993

J.D. magna cum laude and Certificate in Dispute Resolution
Willamette University College of Law, 1991

Editor in Chief of Willamette Law Review, 1990-1991

B.A., Bethel College, 1984

Community Involvement

Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Member, Mennonite Education Agency Investment Committee
Former member of the American Bar Association International Litigation Section
Former member of the Board, The Conflict Center


Colorado, 1993