Shane D. Fleener



Phone: 303.993.6835


Named 2017 and 2018 Barrister's Best Plaintiff Construction Defect Attorney by Law Week Colorado, Shane began practicing construction defect litigation in 2006 as Mike Hearn’s associate. Since that time, Shane has successfully represented hundreds of homeowners and associations across Colorado in arbitration proceedings and at the district and appellate court levels.

Shane has presented numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses, DORA CAM credit classes, and CAMICB courses regarding construction defect litigation with a focus on the interpretation and impact of Colorado’s notice of claim process and statute of limitations.  He has also testified before the Colorado Supreme Court regarding pilot project rules impacting the industry.

Shane’s legal practice has covered other areas of law including product liability defense, natural resources and real estate. This diverse legal background gives him a unique understanding of the complex issues often involved in construction defect litigation.

Shane attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where he obtained his B.S. in Speech with honors in 1999. After working in the marketing department for Vail Resorts, Shane obtained his J.D. with honors from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 2004.

Fun Fact: Shane can solve a Rubik’s cube in less than one minute and twenty seconds.

Areas of Expertise

  • Colorado Statutes
  • Colorado Construction Defect Law


  • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University
  • Juris Doctorate, Loyola University

Leadership & Membership

  • Community Associations Institute, Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter


  • 2017 Law Week Colorado People's Choice Best Plaintiff Construction Defect Attorney
  • 2018 Law Week Colorado People's Choice Best Plaintiff Construction Defect Attorney
  • SuperLawyer 2020