Neal K. Dunning

Denver, Colorado
877-234-3152 (Toll Free)

Neal K. Dunning graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1979 with a Juris Doctorate degree.

He clerked for Judge Karen S. Metzger while she was a trial judge on the Denver District Court.  Later that year he was hired as an associate attorney at Worstell & Wyatt.  In 1987 he became a partner in the firm which then was named Worstell & Dunning.

In 1995, joining forces with two other law school classmates and friends, he became a partner in Brown, Berardini & Dunning, PC. The firm has a general practice emphasizing in civil and commercial litigation, real estate, probate and creditors' rights in bankruptcy.

He is licensed to practice in the Colorado State Courts, US. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, US. District Court for the District of Colorado and the US. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1982


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Law Journal: Transportation Law Journal, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Major: Business Administration

Representative Clients

  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
  • KeyBank National Association
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company
  • Compass BBVA Bank
  • ANB Bank
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank
  • Mayflower Capital Co.
  • American AgCredit
  • Beacon Sales Acquisition, Inc.
  • Stillman Wholesale Meat Co.
  • Westerra Credit Union
  • Adams Bank & Trust
  • FirsTech Federal Credit Union
  • Bank of the West
  • First Amherst Financial Group
  • Bel Shower Door Corp.
  • Land Title Guarantee Co.
  • Park Range Construction, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Denver
  • Colorado Business Bank
  • Community Banks of Colorado
  • Vectra Bank
  • Air Academy Federal Credit Union
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, J. Churchill Owen Scholarship
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award: Contracts, and Federal Procedure Practice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1980 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Worstell & Dunning, Partner, 1980 - 1995


  • Omicron Delta Epsilon