Grant T. Shibao

Attorney

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Biography

Grant specializes his legal practice in civil litigation and commercial law, catering to businesses and individuals grappling with the intricacies of legal disputes at both the State and Federal levels. His comprehensive practice encompasses guiding clients through matters involving business torts, contract disputes, real estate, and various other civil issues.

In addition to his litigation experience, Grant practices sports law. He represents and advises athletes during review by governing bodies of their respective sports and legal actions to preserve and exercise the athlete’s rights.

Outside of his legal practice, Grant is actively engaged in leadership roles within the community, notably serving in organizations such as Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA), Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), the Brighton Economic Development Corporation, and the Minoru Yasui Inn of Court. His recent professional recognitions include: 2022-2024 Super Lawyer Rising Star; BestLawyers 2024; 2023 Governor Ralph Carr Award; and 2023 Brighton Economic Development Corporation Board Member of the Year.

Grant’s approach to practicing law is rooted in the belief that litigation isn’t a one-size-fits-all endeavor; he collaborates closely with each client to craft a tailored strategy aimed at achieving their unique objectives.

Representative Experiences
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Board of Directors
    • Secretary
    • Chair of Professional Development Committee
    • Member of Judicial Nomination Committee
    • Former Treasurer
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America – Board Member
  • Brighton Economic Development Corporation – Treasurer
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) – Class of 2022
  • Colorado Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • Minoru Yasui Inn of Court
  • Adams and Broomfield Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association – Sports and Entertainment Section
  • Colorado Companies to Watch – Economic Development & Supporting Partner Committee
  • Japanese American Bar Association, Member
  • “Navigating Asian American Cultural Norms & Identity in the Courtroom,” Panelist, Colorado Court of Appeals IDEA Committee Session (May 23, 2024)
  • “What Now? A Discussion on the Post-NAR Settlement Implications for Real Estate Professionals,” Presenter, Exploring the Power of Real Estate and Networking for Legacy Building Presented by AREAA, eXp Realty, and We Partners Network (March 2024)
  • “Roadblocks to Partnership for Diverse Attorneys and the Impact on Legal Accessibility: Fireside Chat,” Moderator (December 13, 2023)
  • U.S. v. Gatto: An Old Case Provides a New Look at College Basketball’s Latest Scandal, 22 U. Denver Sports & Ent.L.J. 1, Andrew Janson & Grant Shibao (Spring 2019)

Education

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
(J.D. 2020, Certificate in Legal Research)

University of Colorado, Boulder
(B.A. 2017, Majors: Political Science & History)

Bar Admissions

Colorado, Washington

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Colorado

Supreme Court of Washington

United States District Court, District of Colorado

Representative Experiences
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Board of Directors
    • Secretary
    • Chair of Professional Development Committee
    • Member of Judicial Nomination Committee
    • Former Treasurer
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America – Board Member
  • Brighton Economic Development Corporation – Treasurer
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) – Class of 2022
  • Colorado Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • Minoru Yasui Inn of Court
  • Adams and Broomfield Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association – Sports and Entertainment Section
  • Colorado Companies to Watch – Economic Development & Supporting Partner Committee
  • Japanese American Bar Association, Member
  • “Navigating Asian American Cultural Norms & Identity in the Courtroom,” Panelist, Colorado Court of Appeals IDEA Committee Session (May 23, 2024)
  • “What Now? A Discussion on the Post-NAR Settlement Implications for Real Estate Professionals,” Presenter, Exploring the Power of Real Estate and Networking for Legacy Building Presented by AREAA, eXp Realty, and We Partners Network (March 2024)
  • “Roadblocks to Partnership for Diverse Attorneys and the Impact on Legal Accessibility: Fireside Chat,” Moderator (December 13, 2023)
  • U.S. v. Gatto: An Old Case Provides a New Look at College Basketball’s Latest Scandal, 22 U. Denver Sports & Ent.L.J. 1, Andrew Janson & Grant Shibao (Spring 2019)

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