William H. O'Rourke

William H. O'Rourke

Sole Practitioner
Glendale, Colorado
303-945-3035 (EXT. 3)
Bill is a highly skilled transactional and business lawyer with over 30 years experience in representing small and medium-sized businesses in all of their transactional needs. After a career with a large Denver firm heading up their real estate department, Bill has grown a solo practice focusing primarily on business transactions and complex commercial litigation and general resolution of business disputes. Typical transactions involve real estate leasing, acquisitions, sales and financing transactions, entity formation and governance issues, employment law issues, business merger and acquisition transactions, succession planning and ownership transition, often involving specialized trust and estate planning.

Areas of Practice

  • 20% Real Estate Transactional Practice
  • 20% Entity Formation and Governance Issues
  • 25% Merger and Acquisition Transactions and General Business Representation
  • 10% Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Administration
  • 25% Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Leases
  • Employment Law
  • Partnership
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1977


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1977
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: Political Science and History


  • Lecturer at Law; Corporations and Commercial Real Estate Acquisition, Development and Financing, University of Denver College of Law
  • Real Estate Planning, University of Denver Sturm College of La, 1987 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, 1977 - 2014
  • Denver Bar Association, 1977 - 2014
  • Colorado Bar Association, Committee on Alcohol and Related Problems, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate and Titles Committee, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pendleton & Sabian, P.C., Of Counsel, 1990 - 1993
  • Hall & Evans, Partner, 1981 - 1989


  • English