News & Events

July 13, 2015

John W. Madden, III joins Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC


Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC, is pleased to announce John W. Madden, III, Esq., has become Of Counsel to the firm. “We are very excited to have Mr. Madden on our team and representing our clients in complex litigation matters,” said Managing Member G. Brent Coan. “John’s respect and reputation throughout the Colorado legal and business community is incredible. We are privileged to be working alongside such a gentleman and such an accomplished attorney,” he continued.

Mr. Madden graduated from the University of Colorado Law School after which he joined the law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs, serving as an associate in the estate and trust, and corporate departments. Mr. Madden then accepted an appointment as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado. While there, Mr. Madden served in the major trials section, trying over 35 cases, including securities fraud and income tax evasion claims and he was awarded a Special Commendation for Outstanding Service.

Thereafter, Mr. Madden became a named partner in the Denver law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Madden for 18 years. Mr. Madden also served as Regional Director for the Federal Trade Commission’s Denver Office during which time he received the Agency’s Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Madden frequently serves as an expert witness in litigation matters and as a mediator for settlement conferences. He has also been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Madden has significant experience with complex real estate litigation which will be the primary focus of his practice at the firm. Mr. Madden will be working in the firm’s recently expanded Denver office.