Roger Sagal

Roger Sagal

  • Business Law, Construction Law, Criminal Law ...
  • Colorado
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Kirk G. Smith
Kirk G. Smith December 11, 2019
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
In short, Mr. Sagal is bright, knowledgeable, diligent and highly professional.
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Roger brings diverse experience to his law practice. He was accepted to the Louisiana Bar in 1995, and began his practice with the firm of McGlinchey Stafford in Louisiana where he worked primarily in litigation. While there, he handled business disputes, civil rights cases, employment cases, insurance matters, and complex construction litigation in the maritime industry. He moved to Colorado in 1998, was admitted to the Colorado Bar that same year, and practiced with the Denver trial firm Netzorg McKeever prior to his move to the Western Slope. While in Denver, among other things Roger worked on litigation involving long term coal supply contracts, REITS, and consumer protection disputes. Roger also handled the defense of a creditor suit relating to the bankruptcy of Western Pacific Airlines.

Roger moved to the Western Slope and joined the Tisdel Law Firm in 2001. He has been a shareholder since 2003. Since beginning his practice on the Western Slope, Roger has been involved in a wide variety of cases and legal matters. He was part of the trial team that successfully defended a small mining company and its officers against fraud claims brought by Barrick Goldstrike Mines. He secured substantial ERISA benefits on behalf of children and their court-appointed conservators from their late father’s employer. He brought malpractice claims against a surveying company resulting from errors in the survey of patented mining claims which resulted in a substantial settlement for his client.

Roger has drafted and negotiated complex business agreements on behalf of clients. His understanding of the pitfalls of drafting, through his litigation experience, helps him to advise clients about structuring agreements that have the best chance of avoiding future misunderstandings. That same skill also allows Roger to structure creative settlements in the litigation context.

Roger also practices criminal defense, and has taken on clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies throughout the Western Slope. As defense counsel, he is particularly interested and aware of 4th Amendment Search and Seizure issues that often present themselves in criminal cases.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Environmental Law
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Tulane University
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Tulane University
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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Colorado Trial Lawyers
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Louisiana Bar Association
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Colorado State Bar  # 30350
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
From Muskets to Mass Casualties: A Review of the 2nd Amendment in the 21st Century, Ridgway, Colorado
Sponsored by D3 Indivisible
An examination of the development of Supreme Court jurisprudence regarding the 2nd Amendment
Contact & Map
Sagal Law, LLC
241 South Elizabeth Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
Telephone: (970) 626-5891
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