James T. Flynn
Jim's background includes an
undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in
1967, awarded magna cum laude with departmental honors and membership in
Phi Beta Kappa, and a 1974 law degree from Stanford Law School.
Jim began practicing law in Colorado in 1974
and was a partner in the Colorado Springs
office of Holme Roberts & Owen (now Bryan Cave)
for many years, before going into practice
in a smaller firm with Stanford
classmate, Bruce Wright.
Jim's practice experience has
been eclectic within the field of commercial law, but has emphasized the
representation of financial services clients concerning both their lending and
deposit account activities. He authored the chapter on Commercial and
Consumer Law appearing in the Annual Survey of Colorado Law published by Continuing Legal Education
in Colorado, Inc. for nine years. Jim has also been writing a weekly
newspaper column published in the Colorado Springs Gazette under the trade name "Money and the
Law" for more than twenty years. This
column presents information about the law and the legal profession in an
easy-to-understand and (hopefully) entertaining manner. And, Jim is the author of three
lawyer novels--Overdraft, dealing with a cyber
attack on the U.S. banking system; Where There’s No Will, about a will contest over an $18 million
estate; and Fraudulent Transfers,
dealing with a counterfeit cashier’s check fraud and money laundering.
Jim has been named in The
Best Lawyers in America under
the Banking Law category. Jim is now mostly retired, but in an of
counsel capacity, he continues to consult with the other lawyers in the firm
and provide mediation services in connection with financial services, real
estate, probate, and business-related disputes. Jim is married to Anne Marie; has a
son, Ian; and enjoys fly fishing in the rivers and lakes of Colorado.
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