Eric L. Nesbitt

Top rated Real Estate attorney in Englewood, Colorado

Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt, P.C.
Eric L. Nesbitt
Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt, P.C.

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Personal Injury

Licensed in Colorado since: 2006

Education: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt, P.C.

88 Inverness Cir E
Suite C104
Englewood, CO 80112 Phone: 303-741-2354 Email: Eric L. Nesbitt Visit website

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Eric L. Nesbitt is a real estate and business attorney who has been practicing law since 1991 and is licensed to practice in both Colorado and Illinois. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of real estate, business, contract negotiations, commercial and real estate litigation matters as well as personal injury. Throughout his career, Eric has represented residential and commercial clients in a variety of real estate and business legal matters. Additionally, as a Colorado-licensed real estate broker, he is the founder and principal of the commercial real estate brokerage firm, The Nesbitt Commercial Group (www.nesbittcommercial.com).

Eric’s experience includes the representation Wells Fargo Bank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), the Regional Transit Authority (“RTD”), the City and County of Denver, the Urban Land Conservancy, Canyon Title Insurance Company, and many other clients with real estate or business needs.

Eric is a frequent speaker and presenter at Colorado Bar Association (CBA) Continuing Legal Education Seminars,  In 2017,  he lectured on Title Issues in Real Estate Transactions at the Real Estate Law Symposium, the preeminent continuing legal education event for real estate lawyers.  Eric is a past board member of the CBA’s Continuing Legal Education organization, along with a former treasurer of CBA’s Solo and Small Firm Committee.  He is also the Past President of the Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR) and served as the 2006 Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Commercial Real Estate Expo and Fall Forecast. In 2009, he was honored as the 2009 Commercial Realtor of the Year by DMCAR and the Denver Business Journal. Eric also served as a Commissioner with the Denver Housing Authority from April 2012 through June 2014 and currently serves on the Colorado Real Estate Commission Forms Committee. He also currently serves as a Commissioner on the 18th Judicial Nominating Committee.

Prior to founding the firm, Eric served as General Counsel and Director of Business Affairs for USA Basketball of the United States Olympic Committee. He also was a director in the Tenant Representation Group of Jones Lang LaSalle.

Publications and Presentations

  •  “Negotiating Commercial Property Leases” authored by Eric L. Nesbitt
  • “Wearing Two Hats: The Ethics of Being Both an Attorney and Real Estate Broker” Presentation to the Colorado Bar Association.
  • “RESPA – Dodd Frank – and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: What It Means for Your Real Estate Practice” Presentation to ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division.
  • “Title Insurance Issues in Real Estate Transactions” Presentation to the Colorado Bar Association.
  • “Ethics - The Different Roles of the Broker Versus the Lawyer” Presentation to the Colorado Bar Association.
  • Colorado Real Estate Forms Deskbook, Second Edition, Broker Listing Documents, Update Author
  • “State of the Urban Colorado/Downtown Denver Market”, Presentation to the Colorado Bar Association.
  • “Denver Post review finds ranks of Colorado judges, prosecutors overwhelmingly white” An interview by The Denver Post.
  • “Big Problems Home Sellers Must Disclose” An interview by Denver7 News.
  • “Residents Wrestle With Property Management About Asbestos Contamination After Apartment Fire” An interview with CBS4 Colorado.

First Admitted: 1991, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://nesbittlawoffices.com/eric-l-nesbitt-esq/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteers of America Feeding the Homeless
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • University of Illinois Urbana Champagne Bachelor of Science - Finance  
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • University of California, Los Angeles Master of Business Administration - MBA - Finance, General  , 1991
Educational Background:
  • Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA Masters of Business Administration (JD/MBA Program), 1991 • Specialization in Finance  • UCLA Graduate Fellowship Recipient , 1991
  • UCLA School of Law Juris Doctor (JD/MBA Program), 1991 • Moot Court Honors Program Winner  • Council on Legal Education and Opportunity Scholarship Recipient  • President – Black Law Students Association (1990 , 1991
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Real Estate Broker's License - Colorado, 2001
Honors/Awards:
  • Commercial Realtor of the Year, DMCAR and the Denver Business Journal, 2009
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • The book provides an overview of the methods used for negotiating leases for commercial properties., Author, Negotiating Commercial Property Leases, Real Estate, Consumer, Law, 2010
  • South Metro Denver Real Estate Association, Understanding FIRPTA and the Risks to Real Estate Buyers, 2019. , Lecturer, Understanding FIRPTA and the Risks to Real Estate Buyers, Real Estate, 2019
  • Colorado Real Estate Law Symposium, Title Insurance Issues in Residential Real Estate Transactions. , Speaker, Colorado Real Estate Law Symposium, Title Insurance Issues in Residential Real Estate Transactions., Real Estate, 2018
  • Broker Listing Documents, CLE of Colorado, Inc., copyright 2016. , Update Author, Colorado Real Estate Forms Deskbook, Real Estate, 2016
  • The presentation was given to the Colorado Bar Association., Presenter, “Wearing Two Hats: The Ethics of Being Both an Attorney and Real Estate Broker”
  • Presentation delivered to the Colorado Bar Association., Presenter, Title Insurance Issues in Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate, Consumer, Law, 2017
  • Presentation was given to ABA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division., Presenter, “RESPA – Dodd Frank – and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: What It Means for Your Real Estate Practice”, Law, Banking
Videos:
  • Attorney Eric L. Nesbitt of The Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt P.C. discusses options that Colorado landlords have to offer rent relief to their tenants while incomes are impacted due to the COVID -19 pandemic., Landlord Options for Tenant Rent Relief in Colorado, Real Estate, 2020
  • In this video, real estate attorney Eric L. Nesbitt of the Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt, P.C discusses commercial and residential real property and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has on evictions, landlords, and renter’s rights. This discussion was facilitated by family law attorney April Jones of the Jones Law Firm as many of her own clients have had questions in this regard. Eric L. Nesbitt is one of the leading voices in Colorado commercial real estate and is one of the only dual licensed attorney brokers in the area. Through this video, he provides great insight for renters and landlords to learn from as they navigate the challenges that COVID-19 poses in Denver metro area real estate. Topics Discussed o Evictions o Tenant obligations o Landlord remedies o Property repairs and maintenance , Colorado Attorneys Eric Nesbitt & April Jones Discuss Tenant and Landlord Rights During COVID-19, Real Estate, 2020
  • Attorneys Eric L. Nesbitt of The Law Offices of Eric L. Nesbitt P.C. and April Jones of Jones Law Firm, P.C. discuss the stimulus packages being provided to individuals and business-owners via the CARES act, EIDL, and Paycheck Protection Program., Attorneys Eric Nesbitt & April Jones Discuss COVID-19 Stimulus Packages for Businesses & Individuals, Real Estate, 2020
  • With economic slowdown caused by the Coronavirus-19, many commercial tenants are asking if they can  use the Force Majeure (i.e. act of God) language in their lease to stop paying rent for a period of time. , What is "Force Majeure", and can I use it to stop paying rent???, Real Estate, 2020
  • In 2020 Congress passed a $2 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package. In today’s video, attorney and commercial real estate broker Eric Nesbitt discusses specific provisions of the Act that can put much needed money in the pockets of commercial tenants, property owners and small businesses. , Financial Benefits of the COVID-19 CARES Act for Tenants, Property Owners and Small Businesses, Real Estate, 2020
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Barrister's Best / Law Week Colorado  2020 People's Choice Best Real Estate Lawyer, 2020
  • Super Lawyers 2022 List, 2022
  • 5280 Magazine 2022 Top Lawyers , 2022
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, 2020
  • 18th Judicial Nominating Commission, 2020
  • Chairman of Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section Restrictive Covenants Task Force, 2021
  • Board member of Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education , 2018
  • Member of the Colorado Association of Realtors Legislative Affairs Committee, 2010
  • Commissioner Denver Housing Authority
  • President of the Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR).   Served as the Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Commercial Real Estate Expo, 2006
  • Treasurer Colorado Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee, 2007
Industry Groups:
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate

Office location for Eric L. Nesbitt

88 Inverness Cir E
Suite C104
Englewood, CO 80112

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3 Years Super Lawyers
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