Austin J. Chambers

Austin joined the Firm as an associate in 2017 after graduating from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He has an extensive business law, civil litigation and real estate practice. These practice areas include a variety of representative matters from business transactions and disputes, to real estate transactions, easement disputes, title disputes and homeowner association disputes.
Austin also maintains an intellectual property practice, offering local patent and trademark law assistance to the Gunnison Valley. He provides pre-application support and counseling to inventors and prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
 

Legal Experience:

Law of the Rockies (and predecessor firms)
Associate, 2017-Present
Gunnison, Colorado
  • Provide representation to inventors in all aspects of the patent process, including pre-filing counsel, preparation and prosecution.
  • Provide representation to clients in real estate matters including real estate transactions, title disputes, lease disputes and land use planning.
  • Provide representation to clients in various water law issues, including water rights litigations, water supply planning, changes of water rights, operation of exchanges and other related matters.

Level 3 Communications
Law Clerk, 2016-2017
Broomfield, Colorado
  • Prosecuted patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Provided litigation support in patent infringement disputes.

Tribal Wills Project
Volunteer, 2016
Crow Agency, Montana
  • Provided estate planning services to members of the Crow Nation.

Kissinger & Fellman, PC
Law Clerk, 2015-2016
Denver, Colorado
  • Supported representation of clients in complex commercial litigation.
 
 

Practice Areas


Education

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2017
 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science in Biology
with a minor in chemistry, 2013

 

Honors, Awards, and Activities

The Race to the Bottom
Senior Editor, 2016-2017
Contributor, 2014-2016
 
Research assistant for Professor Arthur Best, 2015-2017
 
Research assistant for Professor Bernard Chao, 2015
 
Research assistant for Professor Robert Hardaway, 2014-2015
 
Recipient of the Charles F. Brannan National Endowed Scholarship, 2016-2017
 
Recipient of the James C. Owen, Jr. Endowed Scholarship, 2016-2017
 
Recipient of the George Bermant Endowed Scholarship, 2016-2017
 
Recipient of the Chizzie Works Endowed Scholarship, 2016-2017
 
Recipient of the Brannan National Scholarship, 2015-2016
 
Recipient of the Zavell Endowed Scholarship, 2015-2016
 

Professional Memberships

Colorado State Court

United States Patent and Trademark Office

 

     

Professional Lectures:

The Precarious Patent Predicament of Counterfeit Seizures
Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
October 2016, Denver, Colorado
 
Virtual Marking: Worth the Effort?
Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
October 2015, Denver, Colorado