Bob Cole’s practice focuses on emergency services and municipal clients, and has involved water rights, special district, public lands, and environmental issues before state, county and federal agencies and courts, including testimony before Colorado legislative committees. Before becoming a lawyer, Bob worked for nine years for the United States Forest Service in the Sequoia, Cleveland and Klamath National Forests in California— primarily in fire management and timber management.
Bob is also: a member of the Board of Directors of the National Forest Foundation and Chair of its Grants Committee; volunteer assistant coach with Evergreen High School Mountain Bike Team; former President of Snow Dodgers Youth Ski Club; a member of the National Fire Protection Association Wildland Fire Working Section; an associate member of the Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association; an associate member of the National Association of Forest Service Retirees; previously Chair for the Mile High Chapter of the Society of American Foresters; and a former member of the Clear Creek County Planning Commission and Upper Bear Creek/East Mount Evans master plan task force.
Bob obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Denver, Colorado, and American Bar Associations, and Metro City Attorneys Association.