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Marcus J. Lock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Gunnison, CO

Law of the Rockies
525 North Main Street
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: 970-641-1903
Fax: 970-641-1943
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2001
Practice Areas: General Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Energy & Natural Resources
Attorney Profile

Mr. Lock focuses his practice on commercial and construction litigation, real estate, land use planning and development, business formation, planning, and transactions, and water rights adjudication and transactions.

About Marcus J. Lock

First Admitted: 2001, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2020

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, 2016-2017
  • 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, 2009-2020, 2020

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
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Office Location for Marcus J. Lock

525 North Main Street
Gunnison, CO 81230

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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