Scott Turner

Scott Turner

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sturner@wsmtlaw.com
Main: 303-830-2500
Direct: 303-376-4497
Licensed in: Colorado, Texas, Wyoming


OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasHonors & InsightsEducation & Admissions
Overview

Scott Turner brings a unique background in both business and technology to his legal practice, which concentrates on mineral title examination, oil and gas transactional work, and business and real estate services. Prior to law school, Scott was a consultant with Accenture, LLP, where he worked for seven years throughout the U.S. and abroad providing buisness and information technology guidance. This background helps Scott understand his clients’ point of view from a business perspective. 

He received his JD from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2008, where he was awarded the Bernard J. Seeman Scholarship. While in law school, he was a teaching assistant for first-year civil procedure classes, president of the American Constitution Society, Technical Production Editor of the University of Colorado Law Review, and he worked as a legal clerk for several local law firms and businesses on general business transactional and litigation matters. Upon graduation, Scott began his legal career as a real estate and transactional attorney.

Experience & Results
  • Scott has authored and co-authored title opinions covering fee, federal, and state lands in the Rocky Mountain region, including Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and North Dakota lands.  He has also worked on a variety of due diligence title projects for oil, gas, and mineral acquisitions in these states as well.
  • Scott also focuses his practice on business transactions related to mineral and real property.  He has prepared real estate contracts, conveyances, loan agreements, financing documents, title analysis, and has closed many secured and cash transactions for purchasers and sellers of a wide variety of properties, including mineral, commercial, and residential interests.  He also has provided services in a variety of general business, construction, and litigation matters.
Practice Areas
  • Mineral Title Examination
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Corporate Law
  • Construction
Publications
Boards and Service
  • Member, Title Standards Committee – Real Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association, 2017-present
  • Board Member – Project PAVE
  • University of Colorado Law Review, Technical Production Editor
Honors
  • Selected for Inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, 2018
  • Bernard J. Seeman Scholarship, University of Colorado School of Law
Education
  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 2008
  • B.A., Indiana University, with distinction, 1998
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado, 2008
  • Wyoming, 2011
  • Texas, 2016