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Nathan Osborn is an Equity Shareholder with Montgomery Little & Soran.  His practice is focused on real estate litigation, real estate transactions, and commercial litigation.  He also helps numerous real estate and medical businesses by acting as their full-service corporate attorney.  In addition to his work for clients, Mr. Osborn can be hired as an expert witness or as a mediator in cases involving real estate issues.  He is licensed to practice in Colorado and Nebraska.

Mr. Osborn effectively uses his significant trial experience to help transactional clients avoid situations that often end up in court.  Similarly, his broad transactional experience provides valuable expertise when litigating issues arising from transactions.

Mr. Osborn represents a broad mix of clients but primarily handles matters relating to real estate title and access disputes, title insurance, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, leases, foreclosures, title agent negligence, liens, easements, real estate purchases and sales, real estate development, condominium conversions, real covenants, spurious liens, partitions, zoning appeals, business formation, private condemnations, treasurer deeds, contracts, adversary proceedings/creditor representation in bankruptcy matters, HIPAA compliance, and real estate broker license complaint cases.

Mr. Osborn is a trial attorney and has tried 43 cases including representing a national title insurance underwriter in a breach of contract case, defending a real estate broker in a license complaint matter, defending a lender in a fraud lawsuit, representing a homeowners’ association and individual residents in an access dispute, defending a borrower in a deficiency lawsuit, defending a land developer in a brokerage commission lawsuit, defending a client in a landlord-tenant dispute, representing a business owner in a breach of promissory note matter, representing a real estate holding company in a lease dispute, representing a farmer in a land installment contract dispute, representing a co-tenant in a partition action, and defending a property owner in a boundary dispute.

Mr. Osborn received the highest “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale Hubbell in 2014 and has maintained this prestigious rating since then.  Mr. Osborn was also recognized as a 2018, 2019, and 2020 Super Lawyers – Rising Star, an honor given to less than 2.5% of lawyers in Colorado.  Before joining Montgomery Little & Soran, Mr. Osborn worked as a Deputy District Attorney in El Paso County, Colorado.

Mr. Osborn volunteers as a member of the ALTA Title Counsel Committee, a high school mock trial judge, and as a baseball  and basketball coach.  He is also a published author and sought after speaker.

2007    J.D.  – With Distinction
University of Nebraska College of Law

2003    B.A.
Texas Christian University

Presenter, “Resolving Title Defects Before Closing,” LawPractice CLE (May 2020)

Presenter, “Trouble-Shooting Post-Closing Problems,” “Real Estate Closings Gone Wrong,” National Business Institute (May 2020)

Presenter, “Legal Ethics,” “Real Estate Closings Gone Wrong,” National Business to Institute (May 2020)

Presenter, “Examining Title Commitments and Preparing Curative Documents,” LawPractice CLE (April 2020)

Presenter, “HIPAA – 2020 Training,” Life Loop Corporate Training (April 2020)

Presenter, “Disputes, Enforcement and Termination,” “Easements and Access Issues: An Attorney’s Guide,” National Business Institute (February 2020)

Presenter,  “Obtaining Easements for Access,” “Easements and Access Issues: An Attorney’s Guide,” National Business Institute (February 2020)

Presenter, “Real Estate Case Law Update,” “Colorado Bar Association’s Business, Tax, Probate, and Real Estate Luncheon,” Colorado Bar Association (January 2020)

Presenter, “Easement Agreements: Beyond the Basics,” “Advanced Real Estate Contracts,” National Business Institute (November 2019)

Presenter, “Legal Ethics,” “Advanced Real Estate Contracts,” National Business Institute (November 2019)

Presenter, “Structuring Operating Agreements for Real Estate LLCs,” National Business Institute (September 2019)

Presenter, “Preparing Pleadings, Motions and Briefs,” “Litigation Bootcamp for Paralegals,” National Business Institute (June 2019)

Presenter, “Depositions: Scheduling, Preparation and Summaries,” “Litigation Bootcamp for Paralegals,” National Business Institute (June 2019)

Presenter, “Boundary Law,” “Land Laws for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors,” HalfMoon Education, Inc. (May 2019)

Presenter, “Resolving Title Defects Before Closing,” “Real Estate Closings: Step-by-Step,” National Business Institute (April 2019)

Presenter, “Ethical Considerations,” “Real Estate Closings: Step-by-Step,” National Business Institute (April 2019)

Presenter, “Presenting to the Judge and Jury,” “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit,” National Business Institute (December 2018)

Presenter, “Witness Testimony and Reports,” “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit,” National Business Institute (December 2018)

Presenter, “Examining Title Commitments and Preparing Curative Documents,” “Real Estate Transaction Documents: How to Draft, Negotiate and Review,” National Business Institute (November 2018)

Presenter, “Legal Ethics of Real Estate Transactions,” “Real Estate Transaction Documents: How to Draft, Negotiate and Review,” National Business Institute (November 2018)

Presenter, “Reviewing the Title Commitment,” “Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide,” National Business Institute (July 2018)

Presenter, “Title Insurance Essentials for Paralegals,” “Real Estate for Paralegals: The Ultimate Guide,” National Business Institute (July 2018)

Presenter, “Initial Case Management,” “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,” National Business Institute (June 2018)

Presenter, “Drafting the Initial Pleadings,” “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,” National Business Institute (June 2018)

Presenter, “High Risk Real Estate Transactions,” Canyon Title (May 2018)

Presenter, “HIPAA – The Basics,” Life Loop Corporate Training (January 2018)

Presenter, “Establishing Authenticity & Satisfying the Best Evidence Rule: The Unsurmountable Challenge,” “How to Get Your Social Media, Email, and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” National Business Institute (December 2017)

Presenter, “Applying Hearsay Exceptions and Overcoming Relevancy Issues,” “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” National Business Institute (December 2017)

Presenter, “What to Look for, Where to Find it and What to do With it: Email, Social Media, Texts and Video,” “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out),” National Business Institute (December 2017)

Presenter, “Post-Closing Issues That Come Back to Haunt,” “Real Estate Closing Disasters: Avoiding the Top Mistakes,” National Business Institute (September 2017)

Presenter, “Ethical Considerations,” “Real Estate Closing Disasters: Avoiding the Top Mistakes,” National Business Institute (September 2017)

Presenter, “Real Estate Technology Update: What’s Good, What’s Bad, and What’s Coming,” 2017 Colorado Real Estate Symposium

Presenter, “Keeping Up with TRID Issues: Ensuring They Don’t Hinder Real Estate Transactions,” “Advanced Real Estate Transactions,” National Business Institute (March 2017)

Presenter, “Problems at Closing: Moving Past Difficulties and Sidestepping Malpractice Claims,” “Advanced Real Estate Transactions,” National Business Institute (March 2017)

Presenter, “Upcoming TRID Changes: Now What?,” National Business Institute (February 2017)

Presenter, “Resolving Boundary Disputes,” “Boundaries and Easements,” HalfMoon Education Seminar (January 2017)

Presenter, “Title Agent Negligence,” National Business Institute (June 2016)

Presenter, “Avoiding, Identifying, and Resolving Ethical Issues in Land Transactions and Disputes,” “Determining Land Ownership and Access Rights,” HalfMoon Education Seminar (November 2015)

Presenter, “The Real Estate Bench Trial: Basic Tips, Techniques, and Strategies,” 2015 Colorado Real Estate Symposium

Presenter, “Ethical, Professional, and Effective Trial Advocacy,” Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy (April 2015)

Presenter, “The Basics of Title Insurance,” 2013 Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Annual Conference

Author, “The Farmer’s Right to Counsel: Why Every Farmer Should Hire an Attorney,” August 2016 Colorado Cattleman’s Association Newsletter

Author, “Implied Easements: The Complicated Cousin of the Express Easement,” The Colorado Lawyer, December 2014, Vol. 43, No. 13

Author, “Prescriptive Easements in Colorado,” Fall 2014 Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Law Newsletter

Real Estate Litigation

Real Estate Transactions

Professional Licensing Law

Commercial Litigation

Title Insurance Underwriters and Agents

Commercial and Residential Landlords/Tenants

Commercial and Residential Real Estate Agents, Brokers, and Brokerages

Real Estate Developers

Doctors

Dentists/Orthodontists

Rehabilitation Facilities

Physical Therapist Practices


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