Donald Sisson is an accomplished lead counsel with many successful outcomes in various areas of practice including Complex Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Real Estate Litigation, Corporate Disputes, and Police Defense. Bringing confidence and poise to every case, Mr Sisson has provided numerous clients winning litigation practices.
For the last several years, Mr. Sisson has represented clients in various courts throughout the country. Mr. Sisson has litigated over 100 cases to verdict, in various venues such as: arbitration forums, administrative panels (including the Career Service Authority and Civil Service Commission), and State and Federal District Courts. His representation of his clients ranged from individuals and small businesses, to very large corporations, in several areas of the law. Mr. Sisson currently serves as General Counsel to the Colorado State Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police (“FOP”). The FOP provides representation to over 5,000 law enforcement officers in the State of Colorado, concerning issues including internal affairs investigations, due process rights, civil litigation defense, criminal defense, and collective bargaining rights.
In addition to serving as General Counsel to the Colorado State Lodge, Mr. Sisson serves as General Counsel to four other separate FOP entities, including:
Mr. Sisson is extremely proud and humbled to be able to provide representation to the largest law enforcement organization in the United States and in the State of Colorado. Mr. Sisson is licensed in the State of Colorado and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Mr. Sisson is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, American Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Judicial Institute, and the West Point Society of Denver.
Mr. Sisson was born in East Patchogue, New York in 1976. Mr. Sisson attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. While at West Point, Mr. Sisson played Division I college ice hockey. In 1999, Mr. Sisson graduated from West Point with a B.S. in Systems Engineering and a minor in English.
Upon graduation, Mr. Sisson received his commission into the United States Army as a Finance Officer. Mr. Sisson attended the Finance Officer Basic Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After his successful completion of the Finance Officer Basic Course, Mr. Sisson was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas where he became the Training and Operations Officer for the 230th Finance Battalion in support of the 4th Infantry Division.
After completing his military service, Mr. Sisson attended law school at the University of Minnesota. During law school, Mr. Sisson received a federal externship with Magistrate Franklin L. Noel of the United States District Court of the District of Minnesota. In addition, Mr. Sisson spent his final semester of law school studying international law at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. After receiving his law degree in 2004, Mr. Sisson moved to Denver, Colorado and started a career in private practice.
With over 15 years of experience, Elkus and Sisson, P.C. strives to give each of our clients the personalized attention they would get from a smaller firm with the experience and knowledge that a collaborative firm has to offer.
No matter what your legal issue, our responsibility is to provide you with individualized attention to help guide you through the legal process while keeping your goals in mind. Do not hesitate to contact us regarding your legal concerns and to learn how we can assist you in finding solutions to your legal issues.