“Josh” Sheade focuses his practice on bankruptcy matters, bankruptcy litigation, commercial litigation, and complex secured transactions including Chapter 7 liquidations, Chapter 11 reorganizations for both individuals and corporations, and representing individuals, corporations, municipalities, banks and Chapter 7 trustees as plaintiff, defendant, creditor, debtor, appellee and/or appellant within appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, adversary proceedings, contested matters, civil actions and arbitrations concerning claims for unperfected liens, fraudulent transfers, non-discharge-ability, breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, judicial foreclosures, replevin, evictions; and violations of the automatic stay, discharge injunction, Federal Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
Mr. Sheade attended Vermont Law School where he concentrated on land use and takings issues, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the conflicts between federal environmental laws and the Bankruptcy Code. In addition, Mr. Sheade interned with the United States Department of Interior Office of the Solicitor in Albuquerque, New Mexico, clerked for the 18th Judicial District of the State of Colorado and prepared an Amicus Brief for RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank, 566 U.S. 639, 132 S.Ct. 2065, 182 L.Ed.2d 967 (2012).
Upon graduating from law school in 2012, Mr. Sheade returned to Denver where he first called home upon completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Kansas in 2005. Although often found in his office at Berken Cloyes, P.C., as he strives to offer first-rate personalized services to each and every client, Mr. Sheade still loves the serenity and solitude of the Rocky Mountains. Whenever an opportunity exists, Mr. Sheade moves one-step closer to summiting all 53 14,000-foot peaks either by foot or on skis; and after checking another mountain off the list, you can find him either fishing at the nearest river or rehydrating at the local brewery.
The giant playground in Denver’s backyard has allowed Mr. Sheade to unwind after having succeeded in litigating a bench or jury trial within state courts throughout Colorado or before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. He also has experience with assisting clients through depositions, prevailing on dispositive motions and presenting oral argument before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Sheade makes a strong effort to seek an equitable outcome for his clients while remaining aware of measures to save the expenses associated with trial.