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Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation


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

Reagan Larkin


Phone: 303.405.0482
Office: Denver

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Reagan Larkin is a highly acclaimed litigator with over 13 years of unparalleled success in commercial and real estate litigation. Her extensive legal experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, from initial investigations through discovery, trial, and appeals. Reagan represents a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals to entities of varying sizes, appearing before State and Federal Courts and handling appellate matters before the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court.

Through her practice, Reagan has direct experience with:

Commercial and residential real estate disputes related to leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, covenants, easements, liens, development, zoning, land-use, and property rights and litigating a wide variety of commercial and business-related matters, including contract disputes and business torts. Ms. Larkin’s legal acumen and mastery of diverse legal disciplines have led her to resounding victories and successful resolutions in various cases, including real estate disputes, property rights matters, contract disputes, and business torts.

Before establishing her reputation at Messner Reeves, Reagan worked at two local law firms specializing in real estate related litigation and transactional work.

Reagan received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where she distinguished herself as the Executive Articles Editor for the Journal of Law & Policy.

  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., 2010
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.S., 2002
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2016 – 2020
  • Best Lawyers t0 Ones to Watch, 2022-2024

  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section Council
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
    • Vice President, 2023-Present
    • Secretary, 2022-2023
    • Co-Chair of the Programs Committee, 2021-2022
    • Programs Committee member 2019- present
    • Public Policy Committee member, 2017 – present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates

Published Opinions:

Oakwood Holding, LLC v. Mortgage Investments Enterprises, LLC 2018CO12 (Colo. 2018)

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Duncan the Debtbot: Leveraging Technology to Increase Access to Justice, The Colorado Lawyer, March 2020

Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado Puts “Fun” Back in Fundraising, The Docket, March 2019

Courts Deny Federal Question Jurisdiction Under Protecting Tenants at the Foreclosure Act, Legal League Quarterly, Fall 2011

Budget Battle over Secretary of State’s Revenue, Business Law Section Newsletter (Colorado Bar Association), April 2011

A Review of Election Law: Hindsight is 2020, Faculty of Federal Advocates Newsletter, Spring 2021

Moderator, Colorado Women’s Bar Association’s Storming The Commissions, February 10, 2021

Dirt in the Courts: A Summary of Recent Colorado Real Estate Case Law, The Colorado Lawyer, March 2023

The State of Short-Term Rentals in Colorado, The Colorado Lawyer, April 2022

Speaker, Real Estate Section Fall Update, State of Short-Term Rentals, September 22, 2022



Community Involvement
  • Girls on the Run, Running Coach and Ambassador 2010-2011, 2013-present
  • Denver Bar Association Barrister’s Benefit Ball, Executive Committee Member 2012-2015
  • Denver MAMA, Member and Committee member of the Financing and Fundraising and Programming Committees, 2013-2015
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado, Associates Campaign participant and Associates Advisory Board Member, 2013-present

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Messner Reeves LLP
1550 Wewatta St. Suite 710
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 623-1800.