Firm is closing as of December 31, 2023.

Hockersmith & Whitmore, LLC is now closed. Marti Whitmore has joined the Glenwood Springs-based firm Karp Neu Hanlon, PC as a part-time of counsel attorney. Please reach out to the attorneys at Karp Neu Hanlon, PC for further assistance. You may visit their website at or call 970.945.2261. Thank you!

About Us


Our focus as a law firm is to assist our clients throughout Colorado and beyond in creating solutions for whatever legal and business challenges come their way.

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Water, Land Use Permitting and other Natural Resources
Business Formation and Representation
Litigation and Trials

Attorney Profiles

Michael Hockersmith


Born and raised in Texas, Mike moved to Colorado after graduating from law school in 1974. He started his legal career as a VISTA Volunteer attorney, and later, as a staff attorney at Pikes Peak Legal Services in Colorado Springs. In 1979, Mike assumed the co-directorship of the University of Colorado Student Union Legal Services Office.

Martha “Marti” (Allbright) Whitmore


Marti Whitmore has practiced law in Colorado since 1978, primarily in water, environmental permitting and compliance, public lands and natural resources. Her experience includes representation of municipal water providers, land developers, ditch companies and other water users on both sides of the Continental Divide. She represents Ouray County on the Gunnison Basin Round Table, is co-chair

Kendra Jenkins