T.J. Voboril

Problem Solver

Professional Biography

T.J. Voboril is a problem solver with considerable experience handling business, real estate, construction, homeowners’ association, and employment disputes on behalf of a wide variety of business entities, organizations, and individuals throughout Colorado. Mr. Voboril has successfully litigated in state and federal court and before arbitrators in addition to representing clients in mediation. T.J. was named to the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists for business litigation.

Using his breadth of litigation and dispute resolution experience, T.J. frequently and capably advises his clients on a litany of transactional and business matters. He assists homeowners’ associations with navigating the tricky waters of governance, management, and collections. Mr. Voboril is also the owner of and mediator for Voice Of Reason Dispute Resolution. As a trained mediator, he recognizes that economic, relationship, and other factors may call for resolution of disputes short of litigation. However, when a client’s fortunes are on the line, T.J.’s focus is on prevailing at trial.

After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2002 with an A.B., cum laude, in Geography, T.J. received his law degree from the University Of Virginia School Of Law in 2005. He first practiced large-scale commercial and securities litigation at a sophisticated mid-size firm in Atlanta before moving to Colorado and serving as a litigator at a small and busy law firm in Vail.

T.J. is a doting father to his daughter Violet and best friends with his wife Lauren. He is obsessed with skiing, loves riding his mountain bike, and valiantly tries not to catch himself while fly fishing on the local rivers. When not spending time with his family, practicing law, or recreating, Voboril engages in philanthropic endeavors through the Edwards Rotary Club and the Eagle Valley Land Trust and devotes pro bono time to legal and mediation work with Northwest Colorado Legal Services and the Eagle County Small Claims Court. T.J. is also an avid traveler and spent his honeymoon backpacking around the world for a year. A blog chronicling his honeymoon adventure to 18 countries can be found here.

For more insight into T.J. and his legal mind, please see his bimonthly Open Bar column published in the Vail Daily. The intent of Open Bar is to demystify the legal system and provide a young and fresh insight into the practice of law. T.J. has also been a commentator and guest on local radio and television, sharing his perspectives on matters of importance to the community.

Practice Area – Dispute Resolution:

  • Business Litigation
  • Counsel to businesses, organizations, and individuals on risk mitigation and dispute avoidance
  • HOA Litigation
  • HOA General Counsel
  • Mediation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Litigation (on behalf of homeowners and construction professionals)
  • Employment Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Reported/Representative Cases:

  • Sifton v. Stewart Title Guaranty Company, 259 P.3d 542 (Colo. App. 2011): As sole advocate and litigator, secured the Colorado Court of Appeals’ affirmation of a successful defense of a national title insurance company against claims brought by property owner under the Colorado Spurious Lien And Document Statute as to validity of deeds of trust fraudulently propounded by owner’s son.
  • On behalf of a health care provider, gained affirmation by the Colorado Court of Appeals of a decision of the Industrial Claims Appeals Office disqualifying the former C.E.O. from unemployment benefits.
  • Restored, through litigation, a homeowner with her home after it was wrongfully foreclosed upon by a national banking institution.
  • Negotiated and secured favorable settlement on the eve of trial for plaintiff homeowners in a construction defect and fraud action.
  • Negotiated and secured favorable settlements for construction contractors in several largescale state district court mechanic’s lien and construction defect actions.
  • Negotiated and secured a favorable settlement for a luxury hotel in an action brought in federal court by a former employee under the Colorado Wage Act and Fair Labor Standards Act concerning payment of overtime compensation
  • Ongoing representation of homeowners’ associations in actions involving the judicial foreclosure of assessment liens held by the associations by virtue of owners failing to pay dues.
  • Ongoing counsel to homeowners’ associations on issues of governance, management, and collections.

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

Open Bar Column in Vail Daily

MORE ON T.J.’S PERSONAL STORY

Phone
970.306.6456

E-mail
[email protected]

Practice Area
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law – J.D., 2005
  • Dartmouth College – A.B. in Geography, cum laude, 2002
  • Advanced Dispute Resolution Training – 2015
  • 40-Hour Mediation Training – 2012
Affiliations
  • Eagle Valley Land Trust – Secretary and Board of Directors
  • Edwards Rotary Club – President-Elect and Sergeant-at-Arms
  • Vail Valley Partnership – Ambassador
  • Vail Valley Young Professionals Association
  • 8150 High Altitude Entrepreneurs
  • Vail Board of Realtors – Affiliate Member
  • Continental Divide Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Dartmouth Lawyers’ Association
Honors And Awards
  • Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star
    • 2016 for Business Litigation
    • 2015 for Business Litigation
    • 2014 for Business Litigation
    • 2013 for Business Litigation
  • Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Recognition
  • 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
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