Jeffrey S. Hurd



Jeffrey S. Hurd



Jeffrey S. Hurd is a commercial and regulatory attorney with Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC, and leads the firm’s Grand Junction office.

Mr. Hurd has experience working on complex litigation and regulatory matters, as well as internal investigations and appeals. His practice focuses on representing corporate entities, rural electric cooperatives, special districts and municipalities. Mr. Hurd particularly enjoys the “advice and counsel” aspect of his practice, combining strategic thinking with legal experience to help his clients reach their goals.

Mr. Hurd clerked for the Honorable Timothy M. Tymkovich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP in New York City before returning home to Western Colorado in 2014.

Legal Experience

  • Member, Beckner & Hurd, LLC, 2014-2017
  • Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, 2010-2014
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. Timothy M. Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2008-2009


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Electric Cooperative Bar Association
  • Federalist Society
  • Mesa County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Member, United States Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Board of Directors, Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce (2017 Chairman of the Board)

Contact Info

Practice Areas


  • Columbia University School of Law
    LL.M., May 2010, James Kent Scholar
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    J.D., May 2008, Order of St. Ives
  • University of Notre Dame
    B.A., 2001 Program of Liberal Studies


  • Admitted to practice in Colorado
  • Admitted to practice in New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York