Justin C.


Justin has been a BHGR attorney for over 20 years, where his practice focuses primarily on complex commercial and civil litigation and arbitration.  He has successfully handled a wide variety of litigation matters before the state and federal courts in Colorado, as well as arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”), JAMS, and Judicial Arbiter Group (“JAG”).  This includes cases involving:

  • multi-million dollar local, national, and international civil and industrial construction projects (including in the U.S. and Central and South America);
  • multi-million dollar national and international mining projects (including in the U.S. and Central and South America);
  • protesting federal procurement bids to the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) in Washington D.C. (including in connection with New Orleans and Sacramento area levee reconstruction projects);
  • residential and commercial building construction (including construction defect actions under Colorado’s Construction Defect Action Reform Act (“CDARA”));
  • a variety of residential and commercial real estate disputes;
  • residential and commercial lease disputes between local and national landlords and tenants (including in Colorado, New York, California, and Texas);
  • insurance coverage and bad faith (including CGL policies, homeowners policies, automobile policies, and payment and performance bonds);
  • mechanic’s liens and substitution bonds (including in Colorado, New York, and California);
  • warranty claims under the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”);
  • deceptive trade practices under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”);
  • securities fraud under the Colorado Securities Act;
  • a variety of partnership and business disputes involving fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims;
  • large estate administration and related breach of fiduciary duty claims; and
  • personal injury (including wrongful death and product liability)

Justin’s practice at BHGR also includes transactional work and related preventive services. Justin uses his broad experience litigating and arbitrating contracts to help his clients avoid costly disputes by drafting and negotiating better agreements, by developing appropriate documentation and correspondence during execution, and by advising project management on how to successfully adjust when problems arise before, during, and after performance. This includes assisting local, national, and international clients with matters involving small to very large to “mega” construction and development projects – including construction management contracts, design-build contracts, and engineering, procurement, and construction (“EPC”) contracts with values over $2 billion – as well as residential and commercial real estate acquisitions, sales, and leases.

Outside the office, Justin is an avid outdoorsman and takes every opportunity to hunt, fish, hike, bike and spend time with his two kids, Gus and Lily.








Professional Associations

American and Colorado Bar Associations

Boulder County Bar Association; Past Chairman, 2004-05

American and Colorado Trial Lawyers Associations


Honors & Awards

Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine “Rising Star” in the field of General Litigation, 2012-14




Justin C. Berg and Jason T. Pink, “Overcoming the Public Impact Hurdle to CCPA Claims“, Colorado Lawyer, October 2014, Volume 43, No. 10, p. 67-72


Chen v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116318, 2013 WL 4434370 (2013)

Kesling v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 861 F.Supp.2d 1274 (D. Colo.2012)

Special Mention

While at Boulder High School, Justin played on the 1992 6A State Championship football team. As an undergraduate at Rice University, Justin started for four years on the baseball team, receiving all-conference and post season honors, and played in the 1997 and 1999 NCAA College World Series. After being drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals following his senior season, Justin decided to remain at Rice to continue his education and pursue the practice of law.

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