Kerry L. Kester

Kerry L. Kester Denver CO Construction Lawyer

Of Counsel

Kerry Kester has practiced law with Woods & Aitken since 1981 focusing on construction contracting, construction dispute resolution, and counseling of general and specialty contractors, owners, subcontractors, sureties, design professionals, and suppliers.

Kerry’s experience includes counseling clients regarding claims and dispute avoidance, lien and bond claims, contract negotiations and project management.  It also includes mediation, arbitration, and appeals before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and the federal boards of contract appeals. He has handled disputes on local, state, and federal projects as well as on private projects.

Kerry is involved in professional and industry organizations and is a frequent speaker and writer on construction related topics.  He is a past member of the Governing Committee of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law, is a past Chair of the Project Delivery Division (4) of the Forum, and is Lead Editor of the Forum’s Design-Build Deskbook (4th Edition 2010).

Kerry is recognized as an AV Preeminent™ Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation-Construction (Copyright 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC).  In addition, he was recently nominated by his peers for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal: Construction.

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