David Closson

Shareholder - Transaction

Phone: 303.991.2000
Dave is a shareholder with Altitude Community Law and the head of our Business Law Group department. Dave is a Colorado Native, born in Boulder, with a law degree and MBA from CU. His years of running a business and handling real estate transactions is a perfect fit for associations. He is tenacious and tactical in accomplishing deals – no matter how small or large, and in the process he never fails to get the result the client wants.

Education:
B.A., Colorado State University – 1995
MBA, University of Colorado Leeds School of Business – 2002
Juris Doctorate, University of Colorado School of Law – 2002

Professional Organizations:
Community Associations Institute – Since 2010

Admitted In:
Colorado

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

Recent Publications by David A. Closson

Simple Bylaw Amendments to Improve Community Operations

Outdated and burdensome provisions within the association’s bylaws can serve to hinder operations and needlessly increase administrative costs.  For example, does your board conduct business via email?  The association’s bylaws likely have a provision that sets forth the requirements for the board to make decisions outside of a board meeting (such as email) and itGo to Resource

Winter Wonderland – 5 Tips to Protect Your Association this Season

‘Tis the season for limited daylight, falling snow, and cold temperatures here in Colorado!  It is the time of year homeowner associations commonly face seasonal challenges such as frozen pipes, slip and fall accidents, and disputes with snow removal vendors.  These issues can serve to take the joy out of the holiday season for all.Go to Resource

Executive Sessions and House Bill 22-1137

One instance in which Colorado law favors transparency in homeowner associations is in the form of open Board meetings.  Specifically, Section 308 of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) provides that meetings of an association’s Board of Directors are generally open to attendance by all homeowners. The spirit of the law is to allowGo to Resource

Smile, You’re on Candid Camera! Camera Considerations for Community Associations

Advances in technology have resulted in increased quality and simplistic installation for camera systems at reduced pricing.  As a result, camera systems continue to gain popularity, and the use of cameras in homeowner associations is becoming ever more common.  However, the installation and use of these systems also have the potential to create liability.  ThisGo to Resource

Signs, Flags, Artificial Turf, Solar Panels, and Association Records New Laws for Community Associations

It was a busy year for the Colorado Legislature.  Community associations were the subject of much debate and multiple bills.  Two of the most important bills for community associations included House Bill 21-1310 and House Bill 21-1229.  These new laws amend various provisions within the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (CCIOA) and concern the regulationGo to Resource
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