Heckman & O'Connor P.C. Attorneys at Law

Skilled Edwards Lawyers Offering Comprehensive Legal Services

Since 1979, Heckman & O'Connor has represented clients in multiple practice areas. Our firm is among the oldest, if not the oldest, in the Vail Valley and our attorneys serve the legal needs of individuals and businesses in Edwards and throughout the Western Slope in Summit, Pitkin, Garfield, and Eagle counties.

When you need an attorney, call 970-926-5991 to discuss your situation during
a free consultation.

Practice Areas

Our Edwards attorneys handle legal matters for local residents, visitors, second homeowners, and businesses. We focus on real estate law, construction law, civil litigation, and criminal defense law. In more than 35 years, our attorneys and staff members have worked to build long-term relationships in numerous Colorado mountain resort communities.

Our attorneys represent clients in the following practice areas:

  • Civil Litigation, Injury & Malpractice – Including construction litigation, general litigation, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death
  • Trust, Will & Estate Law – Including wills, probate, trusts and estate planning services
  • Commercial Law/Contract Disputes – Including construction law, contract law, insurance law, homeowners associations, and real estate law
  • Criminal Defense – Department of Wildlife violations, domestic violence, drug offenses, DUI/DWI, felonies, sealing of records, and sexual assault

Whether you have been charged with a crime or are involved in a complex legal matter, our real estate, construction law, criminal defense, and civil litigation attorneys in Edwards will handle your case efficiently and professionally.


By providing clients with focus and high standards of service, Heckman & O'Connor has established a prominence among attorneys and has become known throughout the Western Slope as a source for reliable legal counsel. Successful representation of high profile civil and criminal cases has also earned respect in the legal arena and furthered the firm’s reputation.

Legal Ties

As a resort community, there is a need for representation that goes beyond local demands. Attorneys around the United States refer many of the firm’s clients in order to accommodate Colorado visitors, second homeowners and out-of-state real estate investors in need of legal assistance. As a result, our firm has established legal ties throughout the U.S. and gained a national presence within the legal field.

Advice & Guidance from Qualified Attorneys

Our attorneys have years of experience and work diligently to protect the rights and interests of our clients. We will explain your legal options, help you understand the legalities involved, and develop the most effective strategy for your case. Our Edwards lawyers and staff work hard on your behalf to provide the quality legal representation and attention your case deserves.

We encourage you to contact our office today at 970-926-5991 to learn more about our legal services and schedule a consultation.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    Excellent lawyer

    — Peer

  • 4.8/5.0

    Bright, effective, excellent judgment, easy to work with

    — Peer

  • 4.4/5.0

    He diligently pursues the best options for his client. He is likeable and has a good rapport with people.

    — Peer