About Us

Founded in 1995, Hatch Ray Olsen Conant LLC is a leading law firm located on Seventeenth Street in Denver’s downtown financial district. Listed by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the preeminent law firms in real estate, banking, and creditor’s rights, the firm was awarded its highest possible A-V rating.

Our expertise extends to real estate acquisition and sales, commercial lending, and secured transactions, commercial leasing and evictions, commercial litigation, real estate development and land use, business and employment law, and homeowners associations.

We advise on every type of property, including vacant land, office buildings, retail centers, multi-family properties, industrial and warehouse properties, ranch land, resort, and hotel properties.

Clients of the firm range in size from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. It is our consistent objective to provide “goal-oriented” service to each client in an efficient and effective manner. From our transactional attorneys to our litigators, we excel at meeting our clients’ real estate and lending needs.

Goal-oriented service for individuals to Fortune 500 companies.

Our clients range in size from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. It is our consistent objective to provide “goal oriented” service to each client efficiently and effectively.

Practice Areas

For well over twenty years, the attorneys at Hatch Ray Olsen Conant have assisted clients in the evaluation, negotiation, documentation and closing of real estate acquisitions and sales throughout the United States.

As part of our representation of purchasers and sellers in the acquisition or sale of real property, we assist with joint ventures, 1031 exchanges and reverse 1031 exchanges. We help our clients with due diligence, environmental concerns, surveys, zoning, licensing, obtaining clear title, drafting and reviewing loan documents, and resolving title disputes.

Our attorneys combine their legal experience with a business-oriented philosophy in assisting clients to creatively and successfully structure their real estate transactions.

Hatch Ray Olsen Conant represents a broad and diverse list of lenders and borrowers in all aspects of commercial finance transactions, including acquisition financing, development and construction financing, mezzanine financing, business financing and similar financing structures. We offer borrowers and lenders efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive legal services in the evaluation, negotiation, documentation and closing of secured and unsecured lending transactions ranging from thousands to multi-millions of dollars.

Our attorneys use their extensive knowledge and experience in finance to counsel the firm’s clients in structuring their lending transactions to address intricate payment structures, complex multi-state personal and real property collateral packages and complicated funding issues.

We know HOAs better than most law firms, and we offer a complete range of legal services.

As always, we strive to be proactive, thoughtful, and efficient in our representation. After decades of experience in this area, many of our legal services to homeowner’s associations are provided at reasonable, fixed prices.

  • Governing documents
  • Responsible governance policies
  • Design guidelines
  • Transfer of declarant control
  • Management
  • Governance and meetings
  • Budgets and financials
  • Special assessments
  • Construction and capital projects
  • Covenant enforcement
  • Collection
  • HOA lien foreclosures
Hatch Ray Olsen Conant draws on our extensive commercial landlord/tenant experience to assist our clients with all their leasing needs. We routinely negotiate complex leasing arrangements of all varieties including, office, retail, industrial, mixed-use, and apartment complexes. Our attorneys are adept at creating new leases for rental property or revising a current lease to better protect the landlord’s interests. On the flip side, we routinely negotiate leases for commercial tenants to add balance and fairness into a landlord’s proposed lease.

We have vast experience crafting creative solutions for our landlord clients when a problem with a tenant arises. From lease amendments, lease terminations, service of statutory notices, and filing forcible entry and detainer (eviction) actions, we can help resolve frustrating situations. Indeed, our attorneys are the authors of the Continuing Legal Education’s form book chapter on forcible entry and detainer.

Hatch Ray Olsen Conant has a formidable litigation team that specializes in complex commercial disputes. These range from breach of contract claims and employment disputes to intellectual property, foreclosures, evictions, creditor’s rights, construction, and homeowner’s association disputes.

Further, our litigators have many years of experience successfully defending developers and homebuilders against construction defect claims, mechanic liens, and contract disputes.

The litigators at Hatch Ray Olsen Conant aim to achieve results in an efficient and effective manner. Whether the dispute can be resolved by sending a demand letter, attending a mediation, or initiating a lawsuit to obtain all necessary relief, we aggressively pursue and defend our clients’ interests to maximize results.

Our attorneys at Hatch Ray Olsen Conant are skilled at representing developers and property owners in subdividing, platting, easement agreements, and entitlement matters. In this process, attention is paid to boundary disputes, access and utilities. We have appeared before city councils and dealt with counties and planning commissions to maximize the value and utility of our clients’ real estate holdings.

Hatch Ray Olsen Conant represents a broad and diverse list of clients, including, traditional and non-traditional lenders, private and institutional investors, property owners, borrowers and guarantors in all aspects of real and personal property foreclosures and debt collection.

Our attorneys assist lenders and investors in the commencement and prosecution of judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code foreclosures and debt collection matters. Our litigators have extensive bankruptcy court experience and can guide creditors through the necessary steps to maximize a recovery where a debtor files a Chapter 7, 11 or 13.

We additionally represent borrowers, guarantors and property owners in the defense of judicial and non-judicial foreclosures and post-sale collection matters.

Whether a client’s case involves a routine public trustee foreclosure, a multi collateral collection matter, or a complex judicial foreclosure, Hatch Ray Olsen Conant has the resources necessary to provide its clients with comprehensive and detailed strategies to achieve their objectives and desired results.

Our attorneys have real-world business expertise and provide legal guidance on a broad range of business needs. We form limited liability companies, corporations, non-profit corporations, and joint ventures. In addition, we can help with financing, securities, licensing, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and contracts to support your needs and goals. Buying or selling a business? Let Hatch Ray Olsen Conant draft the necessary documents, including loan agreements for carryback financing, to protect your investment.

Our industry expertise encompasses banking, food and manufacturing, small businesses, real estate investment and management, aviation, and real estate brokerage firms.

Our attorneys have proven strategies and tactics for achieving a winning record when it comes to successfully negotiating, and if necessary, litigating all types of employment law issues.

Before joining the firm, Brad Olsen served as General Counsel and then Senior Vice President of People Development (HR) for a multi-national company with several thousand employees. He brings his leadership and team approach experience to the firm, which includes handling all types of HR matters including ensuring overall compliance with employment laws, development and implementation of all aspects of investigations, employment litigation, regulatory actions and union relations.

Hatch Ray Olsen Conant represents religious schools, institutions, churches, and related organizations, with routine and extraordinary matters.  We are passionate about defending religious freedom and expression, and equipping our clients to advance Judeo/Christian values in an increasingly hostile world.  We often collaborate with other religious firms in these efforts.  Our work in this area includes state and federal court litigation, ranging from defending against legal mandates and restrictions, to expanding ministerial-choice and safeguarding constitutional protections.  These often concern the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses of the United States Constitution, and Title IX religious exemptions.