Merc Pittinos

Merc focuses his practice on helping clients resolve real estate disputes. He represents clients throughout Colorado.

Merc works with developers, landowners, landlords, brokers, and homeowners. He has helped clients resolve disputes involving real estate transactions, loans, leases, easements, covenants, and boundaries. He has written and lectured extensively about Colorado adverse possession law.

In his practice, Merc has represented landlords in lease disputes; developers in breach of contract, construction, and foreclosure actions; property owners in title and boundary disputes; and oil and gas companies in title, lease, and joint operating agreement disputes.

Merc is a former member of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment and Appeals for the City of Englewood. In 2013 and 2014, he was selected as a Rising Star in real estate by Colorado Super Lawyers.

Merc has represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, and arbitration proceedings and has argued cases before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the Colorado Court of Appeals.


  • J.D., University of Denver
  • B.A., Duke University

Areas Of Practice

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association



  • Colorado
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – District of Colorado