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Jerri L. Jenkins


jerijenkinsJerri is an experienced real estate attorney with more than 15 years of experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including, acquisition and disposition of real estate, leasing, and real estate financing.  Jerri is also experienced in land use and development, including annexation, subdivision and entitlement work.  Jerri has worked with a variety of real estate clients and has worked on large, master planned and mixed-use development projects.

Prior to joining the firm, Jerri was Vice President and General Counsel of Forest City Stapleton, Inc., the master developer that is redeveloping the former Stapleton International Airport into a community that is anticipated to have 12,000 homes, 35,000 jobs and more than 1,100 acres of parks and open space. As General Counsel of Forest City Stapleton, Inc., she managed all legal matters related to the Stapleton redevelopment.  Jerri also managed legal issues related to Forest City’s redevelopment of approximately 140 acres at the former Fitzsimons Army Base in Aurora, Colorado.  Prior to joining Forest City, Jerri served as the Corporate Counsel for ProLogis Trust, an international real estate investment trust.  Before that, Jerri was in private practice in Denver.



Office: (303) 333-9810
Fax: (303) 333-9786

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Chairperson, Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate Section Council 2009-2010
  • Member, Colorado Real Estate Commission, Interprofessional Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Denver Bar Association


Practice Areas

  • Real Estate and Land Use Development
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Oil & Gas Law



  • Program Chair, CLE Colorado, 27th Annual Real Estate Symposium, July 2009
  • Program Chair, CBA Real Estate Section Topical Lunch Program, 2005-2007
  • Speaker, CBA-CLE Fall Real Estate Update, “Fall Legislative Update”, September 2008
  • Speaker, CBA Real Estate Symposium, “Annual Legislative Update”, July 2008



  • Southern Methodist University, College of Law, J.D., 1993
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.S. Finance, 1988