Colton has many years of experience in law. He has been in private practice, with an emphasis on real estate, business, corporations, estate planning, and local government.

He served twelve years as a respected City Attorney for Loveland, Colorado, advising the City Council and city Staff on land use, zoning, personnel, water rights, utilities, and more. He was recognized by the Colorado Municipal League’s Attorney Section as Outstanding City Attorney for the State of Colorado.

He advanced Loveland’s reputation as a city of the arts by serving as President of the Colorado Arts Coalition, and on the board of the State Arts Advocacy League of America.

He has served several non-profit organizations as board member, founder, president, treasurer, and has navigated organizations through the 501(c)(3) process.

Colton is admitted to practice in Colorado and is in good standing with the Colorado Supreme Court. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Larimer County Bar Association.