Christopher M. Brandt

Chris’s practice concentrates on the full range of real estate matters for clients both large and small. His representation blends his extensive knowledge and experience with an appropriate level of common sense and practicality.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
    • Contracts, Acquisitions and Sales
    • Leasing including Offices Leases, Retail Leases, and Ground Leases
    • Quiet Title, Adverse Possession, Chain of Title Issues, Easement Rights
    • Title Insurance and Survey Matters
    • Lending, Foreclosures, Workouts and Receiverships
    • Real Estate Disputes, Commercial Evictions, Boundary or Easement Disputes
    • Land Development and Land Use, Zoning, Variance and Subdivision Approvals
    • Condemnation Matters
  • Governments, Special Districts, and Zoning


  • Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, 1972
  • Juris Doctor, University of Denver College of Law, 1976

Representative Experience

  • Chris relocated his family from Denver to the Colorado Springs area, joining Sparks Willson in 1995
  • Extensive real estate and commercial transactional experience, with an emphasis on commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, landlord/tenant matters, lending, foreclosures, workouts, receiverships, and eviction
  • Extensive litigation experience
  • County Attorney for Teller County, Colorado (1997-2015)

Court Admissions

  • Colorado State Courts, 1976
  • United States District Court, Colorado 1976
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to bar, Colorado, 1976

Other Distinctions

  • In 1997, Chris was appointed County Attorney for Teller County, Colorado representing the county, its elected officials and its departments in a full range of governmental matters. He was reappointed each year since and remained the Teller County Attorney until 2015 when he retired from Teller County.

Professional Experience

  • Sparks Willson, (1995-Present)
  • Wood, Ris & Hames, Denver, Colorado (1976-1995)


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