Lia Szasz Named to 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America


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Lia Szasz Named to 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Greeley, CO, United States, September 15, 2021 – Otis & Bedingfield, LLC is pleased to announce that Lia Szasz has been included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Real Estate. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession,” said CEO Phillip Greer. “We are proud to continue our globally respected purely peer review methodology to honor the deserving lawyers recognized by their contemporaries.”

For Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, the methodology is the same as that of Best Lawyers. All candidates recognized in the previous edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America were eligible to vote on other nominated lawyers working in the same practice and located in the same geographic region. Awards and recognitions are then based on the feedback received from these top lawyers. Those who receive the highest peer reviews are verified by our trusted research and development team for accuracy of information and confirmation of private practice.

Otis & Bedingfield, LLC would like to congratulate Lia Szasz for being named to 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list. Northern Colorado attorney Lia Szasz’s practice focuses on business and real estate litigation, trust and probate litigation and agricultural law.

Lia obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington State University. After graduation, she continued her education and received her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Lia was already honing her talents as a litigator and was awarded best overall combined brief and oral argument in the Colorado Appellate Advocacy Competition.

An experienced trial lawyer, Lia has obtained favorable results for her clients before both judges and juries and encourages clients to seek alternative means of dispute resolution as well. Lia is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Wyoming, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. When not practicing law, Lia enjoys operating her cow-calf ranch with her family, which makes her uniquely suited to assist clients with a wide range of agricultural legal services. She is committed to serving northern Colorado both professionally and as a member of its community.


About Otis & Bedingfield, LLC

Otis & Bedingfield, LLC provides real estate law, business law, and related services throughout Northern Colorado.

Building on the over 100 years of combined experience of partners Fred Otis, Jeff Bedingfield, John Kolanz, Tim Brynteson and Lia Szasz, the firm is committed to serve the real estate, environmental, estate and business law needs of Greeley, Loveland, Fort Collins, and the growing Northern Colorado region.

At Otis & Bedingfield, LLC, we believe every client deserves the highest quality legal services from a law firm that is part of their community. We know we can’t be everything to everyone everywhere. That’s why we focus on providing only real estate, business, environmental and estate planning legal services in the Northern Colorado region. Our commitment to these specialties and our Northern Colorado community permeates everything we do.

We value personal relationships, knowledge, integrity, trust and loyalty. Our clients know without a doubt that we will be there with them whenever they need us, be it in the boardroom, at the closing table, or in the courtroom. Our relentless commitment to quality and reputation for excellence ensures that our clients receive the highest quality legal services from lawyers they know; lawyers that are prepared, persistent, and persuasive.

We believe that being a lawyer is about more than just the business of law. We at Otis & Bedingfield, LLC practice law because we believe we have both the ability and the responsibility to use our legal knowledge to serve our client’s best interests and to serve our community. That’s why all our attorneys are involved in the communities in which we live and work. We serve on non-profit boards, we provide pro bono legal services, and we constantly strive to improve the delivery of legal services and the legal system.


Fred Otis