Glen E. Keller, Jr.
Senior of Counsel (Retired)
Glen Keller came to Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in 1982 after serving eight years as a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the District of Colorado. During that tenure, he served under special assignment from the chief judge of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Districts of New Mexico and Utah. Prior to his judicial service, Mr. Keller was an assistant attorney general for the State of Colorado in the fields of banking and savings and loan law from 1973 to 1974. Since leaving the bench, Mr. Keller has practiced extensively in the field of bankruptcy law, creditors’ rights, and general commercial litigation. He has participated in most of the major bankruptcy cases in Colorado, including serving as debtor’s counsel in one of the largest successful Chapter 11 cases in the district. Additionally, Mr. Keller has been appointed trustee by the U.S. District Court in four significant proceedings under the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970, the most recent of which has required securing assets in Asia and Europe as well as in the U.S. He has practiced extensively in Wyoming, Oklahoma, Iowa, New Mexico, and Utah.
Mr. Keller has been appointed a Chapter 11 examiner by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona and has twice been appointed a settlement mediator by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico.
Mr. Keller is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and has taught there every year since 1976. He has also lectured at numerous seminars in the field of bankruptcy law for Continuing Legal Education of Colorado, the Wyoming Bar Association, the New Mexico Bar Association, and the National Business Institute. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is past president of the Colorado Lawyers Committee, an organization devoted to large pro bono cases seeking systemic reform. He has been honored twice by the Colorado Lawyers Committee. He has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America® since 1987 and has been selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers since 2008.
University of Denver, J.D., 1964
University of Colorado, B.S., 1960