Joseph “Joe” Bronesky serves as the general counsel to Sherman & Howard and advises its lawyers and staff on ethics, risk management, and strategy issues.
As a member of the Litigation department, Joe represents clients on disputes involving real property, construction, contracts, and appeals. He also provides expert testimony on issues related to the performance of attorneys, including the reasonableness of attorney fees.
Joe began practicing law with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit where he provided support to the judges of the court on the issues presented to them in appeals. He then spent three years representing Navy commands on criminal issues and, later, advising North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) commands and personnel on operational issues. His current clients include the Girl Scouts of Colorado (a pro bono representation), a major convenience store operator and franchisor, national and state banks, an association of medical specialists, suppliers of construction materials, and homeowner associations. His current cases include valuation of real property, condemnations, disputes involving special governmental districts, and controversies over the meaning and enforcement of contracts. Joe has argued five cases before the Colorado Supreme Court, and numerous cases before the Colorado Court of Appeals.