Mr. Coan received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with honors from the University of Northern Colorado and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver.
Admissions & Associations
Mr. Coan is admitted to practice before all courts in the States of Arizona, Colorado and North Dakota. Mr. Coan currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Colorado Bar Association’s Business Law Section Council and is the Co-Chair of the Financial Institutions Subsection. Mr. Coan also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Innovation Initiative, Inc. He is also a participating member of the Colorado Bar Association's Real Estate Section and serves on the Advisory Board for the Colorado State University Everitt Real Estate Center.
Experience & Accomplishments
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Coan has participated in the ownership and management of several successful businesses providing him with a unique client-oriented perspective related to legal services and the resolution of legal matters. Mr. Coan has a passion for community service and currently serves as the Secretary on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Larimer County United Way. Previously, Mr. Coan served on numerous boards and commissions in northern Colorado including the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 19th Judicial District, the Board of Directors for the Weld County Bar Association, Chair of the City of Greeley Planning Commission, Chair of the City of Greeley Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the City of Greeley Economic Development Advisory Committee, Chair of the Greeley Chamber Local Government & Business Affairs Committee, Director and Treasurer for the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, and Director and President of Northern Colorado Youth Hockey. Mr. Coan has lectured on topics such as public policy and planning, business contracts, business ethics, business entity selection and real estate law related topics. He also routinely lectures on oil and gas law.
Mr. Coan's practice is focused on corporate and real estate related matters including purchase and sale transactions, business organization and capitalization, corporate M&A transactions, land planning and development, oil and gas development and transactions, all issues related to financial institutions and lender/creditor rights involving real estate and commercial loan transactions.