Marcus J. Lock

Top rated General Litigation attorney in Gunnison, Colorado

Law of the Rockies
Marcus J. Lock
Law of the Rockies

Practice Areas: General Litigation, Real Estate, Energy & Natural Resources view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2001

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015

Law of the Rockies

525 North Main Street
Gunnison, CO 81230 Phone: 970-641-1903, ext. 1 Email: Marcus J. Lock Visit website


Mr. Lock focuses his practice on general litigation, real estate, construction, land use planning and development, public entities, strategic business planning and liability protection, and water rights adjudication and transactions.

Practice areas

General Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Energy & Natural Resources, Government Relations, Land Use/Zoning

First Admitted: 2001, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2023
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee, Member, 2007-2011
  • University of Colorado Law Review, Articles Editor, 2000-2001, Member, 1999-2001
  • Order of the Coif
  • Supreme Court Pattern Civil Jury Instructions Committee, Member, 2012-2016
  • Thomas and Claire Brown Scholarship, 2000-2001
  • Don W. Sears Award, 2000-2001
  • Lawyer of the Year, Law Week Colorado, 2014
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2016-2019 Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2020-2023, Litigation Counsel of America, Litigation Counsel of America, 2023
  • Bernard J. Seeman Scholarship, 1998-1999
  • Leon and Dora Wolf Scholarship, 2000-2001
  • Selected as a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2015
  • Barrister’s Best Water Lawyer, Law Week Colorado 2016
  • Francis J. Knauss and Gurr Knauss Scholarship, 1999-2000
  • West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, 1998-2001
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee Special Recognition Award, 2013-2015
  • Inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2023, Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2023
Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado School of Law, 2001
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Character and Fitness in the Bar Admission Process (with Larry S. Pozner), University of Colorado School of Law Boulder, Colorado, 2006
  • Colorado Water Law in the 21st Century (with Kendall K. Burgemeister), Crestone, Colorado, 2010
  • Water Law 101 (with Kendall Burgemeister), Colorado Water Trust, Water on the Land Workshops, Various Locations, 2010
  • Staying in the Current: Developments and Trends in Colorado Water Law (with Kendall Burgemeister), 36th Annual Colorado Water Workshops, Gunnison, Colorado, 2011
  • Storage Rights Water Law, Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance, Annual Convention, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2012
  • Understanding the Scope of Ditch and Pipeline Easements, CLE in Colorado, Inc., Sponsored by the Colorado Supreme Court and the Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colorado, 2013
  • Water Rights Case Law: An Update, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, Colorado, 2013
  • CLE International's 4th Annual Conference, Water Transfers, Beaver Creek, Colorado, Co-Chair, 2013
  • Water Law 101: The Basic Principlese of Colorado Water Law, Colorado Open Space Alliance Annual Conference, Crested Butte, CO, 2013
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Entities
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development
  • Water Administration

Office location for Marcus J. Lock

525 North Main Street
Gunnison, CO 81230


9 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015

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