Tobin D. Kern


Phone:  (303) 790-8400

Tobin D. Kern is a 25-year business lawyer, specializing in business dispute resolution through litigation and trial, arbitration, mediation, administrative hearings and settlement negotiations. Tobin also advises business clients on their day-to-day operations, including formation, contract drafting and negotiation, employment and compliance advice.

Tobin has been recognized by his peers for many years as a 5280 Magazine “Colorado Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation, a designation reserved for the top 5% of all attorneys in Colorado.  Before launching Volant Law with Brad Benson, Tobin was a partner with two prominent Denver litigation firms, Reilly Pozner LLP and Sherman & Howard LLC.  Tobin also previously served as in-house litigation and compliance counsel to the bank, trust, brokerage and insurance subsidiaries of Signet Banking Corporation, a public, Fortune 500 company.   Tobin also previously served on the legislative staff of a U.S. Senator from Colorado.

Tobin is a 1990 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, a top-10 law school where he was recognized for his oral advocacy skills, and a 1986 graduate of Liberty University (summa cum laude).  Tobin’s legal writings have been published in the University of Denver Law Review, the Colorado LawyerIndependent Bankers of Colorado Report, and other publications. Tobin also is a frequent speaker to bar and industry groups on business litigation trends and other issues.

Outside the office, Tobin enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, hiking and skiing in the Colorado great outdoors, and serving in the Denver community.

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