Walsh, Kevin P.

Associate Principal, The Holt Group

More than a decade of construction litigation and contract drafting experience. Provides practical solutions to clients’ business challenges. Experience ranges from relatively small disputes to multi-million-dollar claims in state courts, federal courts and arbitration. 

In his construction-focused practice, Kevin Walsh provides developers and construction professionals with a wide range of legal services, including contract drafting and negotiation; dispute avoidance and de-escalation; mediation, litigation and arbitration; and compliance with public procurement laws. 

Recent engagements include representing developers and contractors in disputes over defects, delays and payments; using mechanic’s lien rights to secure payment of amounts owed to general contractors and subcontractors; advising special districts concerning their compliance with public bidding requirements for public works projects; preparing a suite of custom form contracts; drafting and negotiating an intergovernmental agreement on behalf of a water and sanitation district; representing a private developer in a lawsuit predicated upon the performance of a purchase and sale agreement; representing the seller in a dispute over broker commissions; providing real-time advice to owner and contractor clients on active construction projects; and drafting contracts for all aspects of construction on private and public projects.

Kevin is also active with the firm’s e-discovery and litigation support services. 

Previous Experience

Associate Principal, The Holt Group

Representative Matters
  • Successfully represented homeowner in the demolition and reconstruction of allegedly defective property at townhome.

  • Successfully represented developer in dispute with contractor that resulted in contractor’s continued work in development of project without need for formal dispute resolution proceedings.

  • Negotiated settlement of multi-million dollar litigation on behalf of private developer involving allegedly defective mechanical equipment and improper withholding of escrow amounts.

  • Successfully obtained release of multiple mechanics' liens that threatened both the imminent closing of townhome units and procurement of additional financing for project

News & Events
Community

Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado College of Engineering & Applied Science ("The Legal Aspects of Construction")

Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law’s Regional Programs for 2019 (“More Sticks and Bricks”) 

 

Publications & Presentations
Education
  • J.D., 2010, DePaul University College of Law
  • B.A., 2006, University of Colorado
Admissions
  • Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Recognition

Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018-2020

Membership

American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law

Regional Director, Rocky Mountain Region, Society of Construction Law North America

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