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Matthew A. Athey

Shareholder / Attorney

Matthew A. Athey is a shareholder at Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C. He is a real estate, business and construction lawyer licensed to practice in Colorado state courts and the U.S. District Court of Colorado. He drafts and negotiates contracts from simple real estate sales to multimillion dollar asset purchase agreements. He is also a leading landlord-tenant attorney in northern Colorado. He drafts commercial and residential leases, represents clients in eviction proceedings and advises HUD landlords. He represents owners, generals and subcontractors in complex construction litigation. Mr. Athey also practices oil and gas law. In addition to his practice of law, Mr. Athey has been a National Business Institute faculty member teaching construction law continuing legal education courses, as well as landlord/tenant classes.

Mr. Athey never loses site of his client’s goals. Whether he is arguing in the courtroom, advising a corporate board, or inspecting a job site, Mr. Athey remains detail oriented with a customized strategy for each client. His ability to effectively represent clients in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and in the courtroom is based upon strong client communication and sound legal advice. When he is not working, Mr. Athey enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. He especially loves to hike, camp and fish.

Mr. Athey would be happy to discuss your legal matter and answer any questions that you have. Contact him today for your free 30-minute consultation.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Larimer County Bar Association
  • Weld County Bar Association

Awards & Accolades

  • Sandy Carr Award, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2019


  • Barry University School of Law, J.D. Honors Certificate in Environmental Law - 2012
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney, B.A. English - 2009

Awards & Associations

  • Avvo
  • BBB
  • Larimer Bar
  • Weld County Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Matthew Athey Super Lawyers
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