Mr. Tolley was born and raised in the small oilfield town of Rangely, Colorado. He is a Boettcher Scholar and was a four-year varsity letterman in football at Colorado College. During the summers, he worked as a heavy-equipment operator for an oil and gas well-servicing company.

Representative Matters

  • Authored title opinions covering fee, state and federal lands in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota
  • Authored leasehold acquisition title opinions for a purchase of oil and gas assets in Colorado and Utah
  • Represented heirs with ancillary probate matters concerning mineral interests located in Wyoming
  • Advised property owner regarding boundary dispute with neighboring property owners

Publications, Presentations & Accolades

  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society

  • Mineral Title
  • Oil and Gas

  • J.D., Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, 2009
  • M.B.A., Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, 2005
  • B.A., Colorado College, Boettcher Scholar, 2004

Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado, 2009
  • Wyoming, 2009
  • North Dakota, 2011

Professional & Community Activities
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • North Dakota Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • American Bar Association