Anthony M. Roeber

Anthony M. Roeber

Main: 303-830-2500
Licensed in: Colorado, District Of Columbia, New Mexico, Utah

OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasHonors & InsightsEducation & Admissions

Anthony is a skilled trial attorney and litigator representing clients in a variety of civil litigation disputes and regulatory matters.

While attending the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Anthony was a member of the National Trial Team where he competed and prevailed in numerous national trial competitions. He also served as a Managing Editor for the University of Denver Water Law Review and a teaching assistant for the legal writing and research course. Anthony gained invaluable experience interning with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, and various law firms throughout Denver. Under the Student Practice Act, he successfully prosecuted several jury trials at the Colorado 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Anthony has a unique understanding of natural resource industries as a fifth-generation Coloradan who grew up on a cattle ranch in the small coal mining town of Paonia, Colorado.

Experience & Results
  • Representation of oil and gas producer alleging product defect, breach of implied warranties, negligence, and breach of contract.
  • Representation of oil and gas lessee alleging wrongfully withheld and late royalty payments.
  • Representation of interest owner alleging breach of obligation to offer an option to participate in new acquisition within “area of mutual interest.”
  • Representation of cattle ranchers seeking a prescriptive easement.
  • Representation of industry trade association in federal court alleging violations of the National Environmental Policy Act.
  • Representation of commercial landlords in forced entry and detainer actions.
  • Successfully bifurcated and stayed claims concerning mineral interest ownership and royalties.
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of federal claims seeking a permanent injunction against developer.
  • Successfully resolved dispute concerning surface use agreements and oil and gas leases.
  • Successfully obtained resolution of a breach of contract dispute concerning minimum volume commitments and shortfall fees.
  • Assisted in obtaining favorable jury verdict in joint operating agreement dispute – proving breach of contract and obtaining specific performance, removal of the lease operator, and an injunction transferring operatorship to our clients.
Practice Areas
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Conservation Commission and Regulatory
  • Natural Resources
  • Employment Law
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Trial
  • Sturm Law Scholar, Full-Ride Scholarship Recipient, 2019-22
  • In Vino Veritas, National Trial Competition Champion, 2021
  • American Association for Justice, National Trial Competition Finalist, 2022
  • Managing Editor, University of Denver Water Law Review, 2021–22
  • Outreach Editor, University of Denver Water Law Review, 2020–21

     Colorado Bar Association

  • Natural Resources & Energy Law Section, Member At-Large, 2023-present
  • Agriculture and Rural Law Section, Member At-Large, 2023-present
  • Court Report, Utah Stream Access Coal. v. VR Acquisitions, 439 P.3d 593 (Utah 2019), 23 U. DENV. WATER L. REV. 114 (2019).
  • Court Report, Inzana v. Turlock Irrigation Dist. Bd. of Dirs., 247 Cal. Rptr. 3d 427 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019), 23 U. DENV. WATER L. REV. 272 (2020).
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2022
    • Sturm Law Scholar
    • Concentration in Litigation & Trail Advocacy
  • B.A., Gonzaga University, Cum Laude, 2015
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado, 2022
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2023
  • New Mexico, 2024
  • Utah, 2024