Associate

Matt

Schlager

Legal Assistant

Liz Peterson

Matt Schlager is a litigation associate at Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP. Mr. Schlager has ample trial experience from his four years as a Deputy District Attorney in Denver, working cases from DUIs up to Homicides. He concluded his prosecutorial career in the Family Violence Unit, working Felony Domestic Violence cases and Felony Child Abuse. Mr. Schlager uses his knowledge of case development and trial strategy to negotiate outcomes or secure verdicts that are favorable for both civil and criminal clients.

When not in the courtroom or at the negotiation table, Mr. Schlager enjoys mixed martial arts, rock climbing, and (professionally) setting off fireworks.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

JURIS DOCTOR

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, 2016

BACHELOR OF ARTS

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, 2005

Colorado

Professional Associations

American Bar Association 

Colorado Bar Association

 

Honors & Awards 

Student Funded Public Interest Fellowship

Student Effort to Rejuvenate Volunteering

Matt’s Blog

In the News

BHGR Partnership Expands with 2023 Elections

The Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti partnership gathered at our Boulder office on January 31, 2023. In that meeting, attorneys Geoff Williamson and Benjamin Wilson were elected Equity Partners, and Elizabeth Froehlke and DJ Goldfarb were elected Non-Equity Partners,...

BHGR Welcomes Geoff Klingsporn

Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP is pleased to welcome Geoff Klingsporn to the team. Geoff Klingsporn joined the firm this month, returning to private practice after many years of representing Denver and its officers and employees in the Civil Litigation Section of...

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