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Law Offices of Luke J. Danielson, PC

116 N. Taylor
Gunnison, Colorado 81230

Ph: (970) 641-4605
Fax: (970) 641-4439

Our Attorney

Luke Danielson attorney at Luke Danielson Law FirmLuke Danielson

Personal Background

Luke is a Colorado native, with roots on the Western Slope.  His father’s family were early settlers in Basalt, and his mother was born in Grand Junction.  Luke was born in Boulder, where his parents were students at the University of Colorado.  Luke settled in Gunnison in 2002, attracted by its great natural beauty and the strong community ties.  Luke and his wife Ellen live in Gunnison and enjoy the area’s unsurpassed opportunities for outdoor recreation.


Admissions & Bar Memberships

    • Colorado, 1975
    • United States Supreme Court
    • United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    • Seventh Judicial District Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • International Bar Association


    • University of California at Berkeley, J.D.
    • Antioch College

Practice Areas

    • Civil Litigation
    • Land Use
    • Personal Injury
    • Mediation

Legal Experience

    • Pendleton, Friedberg, Wilson & Hennessey, P.C., Of Counsel
    • Gersh & Danielson, Attorneys at Law, Partner
    • National Wildlife Federation, Counsel and Assistant Professor
    • Solar Energy Research Institute, Editor in Chief
    • Holland & Hart, Associate
    • Luke has taught at the law schools of the University of Colorado, University of Denver, Tulane University, and the University of Chile.


    • Sustainable Development Strategies Group, President and Co-Founder
    • Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, former Chair
    • University of Chile, Faculty of Law, Visiting Professor
    • University of Dundee, Honorary Lecturer in Law
    • Chile Ministry of Mines, consultant
    • Mining Policy Research Institute, former Director
    • Mining Minerals and Sustainable Development Project, former Director
    • Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources, Director
    • Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, member
    • Wyoming Wildlife Federation, life member