Experienced Denver Lawyers
Remarkable for the breadth and sophistication of our practice, we have served a wide variety of clients from individuals to a Fortune 50 company to a national sports franchise.
All of our lawyers have been awarded Martindale Hubbell’s highest “AV” rating. The rating is based on lawyer peer-review and is widely considered the most objective and reliable indicator that a lawyer has attained the highest level of professional excellence.
Terry Boyle Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Terry attended Boston College and the Georgetown University Law Center. He graduated in 1973 and went to work for a well-known Washington, D.C. law firm. In 1984, he moved to Colorado to run the litigation wing of their Denver office. He has worked with Mark Apelman since 1991.
With more than 30 years as a trial lawyer and a businessman, Terry has also served as CFO and COO of several corporations, so he understands the real-life issues facing companies in the fast-moving world of business.
Terry’s practice includes complex civil and commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense, as well as the defense of related civil and administrative enforcement actions. He has substantial trade regulation experience and at one time was Special Antitrust Counsel for the State of Minnesota.
Terry provides his clients with a high level of expertise in sophisticated estate and tax planning for individuals and families, including offshore banking and family-limited partnerships, as well as general wills and trusts.
Terry also has an active transactional practice. He advices clients on issues of business formation, sale or merger, and assists executives of large corporations with issues of employment and compensation.
Terry is licensed to practice in Colorado, Nebraska, and has practiced in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Mark Apelman Mark graduated from the University of Colorado with highest honors and from the University of Michigan Law School in 1986. After law school he returned to Colorado and spent a year clerking for U.S. District Judge Richard P. Matsch before beginning four years in private practice at a prestigious Denver law firm. There he learned the art and practice of complex civil litigation and federal criminal defense. He has worked with Terry Boyle since 1991.
A keen analytical thinker and superb writer, Mark sees the big picture while still paying attention to every detail. He has extensive federal and state court experience. In addition to Colorado, he has handled matters in New York, California, Texas, Maryland, Michigan and Nebraska.
Mark also has a transactional practice, with experience drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, ranging from commercial leases to intellectual property licenses to physician services agreements.
Mark is a lawyer’s lawyer and a veteran of several high-profile “dream teams.” In almost thirty years of practice, he has built a stellar reputation as a smart, reliable and hard-working lawyer who is never satisfied with anything but the best possible result for his clients.
“Although our company is small, we never felt ignored in favor of their bigger clients. Boyle/Apelman were always available to talk. Even if they were out of town, or out of the country, they always returned my calls within 24 hours. We always got personal attention and timely, intelligent answers to our questions.”
“Boyle / Apelman Law Firm has proven to be a great resource for Armstrong. They didn’t just help us win battles. They helped us decide which ones were worth fighting.”
“Forget about the ‘super lawyer’ popularity contests. These guys are the real deal. When the government comes after you and your back is to the wall. You want someone who can fight for you, but at the same time, can give you objective advice.”
“I have used Boyle/Apelman in a variety of legal matters and I have been impressed by the hands-on, common sense approach. I hope I don’t need them again, but if I do, I know who to call.”
“When you are fighting a war on many fronts and the government refuses to listen to reason, you need a Firm that can both outsmart and outfight them until they listen to reason. That is Boyle/Apelman.”