Welcome to The Mainstreet Team

Our address is 11479 S. Pine Drive, Parker, Colorado 80134.

“Mainstreet,” is more than our address. Over the years, it has come to reflect our dedication to serve the client.

The firm was listed in Politicker Colorado, Inside Politics for Political Insiders in the top 10 of influential laws firms in Colorado.

We are a boutique law firm that represents a spectrum of clients in business, education, nonprofit corporations, estate planning and probate, special districts, and commercial and residential property tax issues including property tax exemptions. This means your issues will receive prompt attention.  

About John Evans

 John is a fifth-generation Coloradan. John Evans earned a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Georgia State University and a Jurist Doctor from Valparaiso University. Dr. Evans is a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow and has studied at Downing College, Cambridge University, England.  He served as a founder of the Western Institute for Agricultural Land Use, the Sagebrush Forum, School Leaders for America and help the found the Agricultural Rural Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association servings as its chair and on the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association.  He has served as General Counsel to The Colorado Horse Park and School Leaders for America.

He has more than 30 years of experience working as both a lawyer, public servant, and educator. As an educator, he worked Mississippi, Illinois, Indiana, California, and Colorado. He served as an assistant professor of educational administration at San Jose State University, a labor mediator resolving school/teacher labor disputes, Director of University to public school’s partners program for school improvement, and a college dean. He has specialized in leadership development, accountability, and school finance reform. He also worked on national training projects for the Chief State School Officers Institutes.

He returned to his native Colorado roots in 1992 as an attorney for the American Constitutional Law Foundation where he was admitted to the United States Supreme Court to argue cases on Freedom of Speech. He won election to the Colorado State Board of Education. He served four years on the State Board of Education and was appointed to two national commissions on teacher education and school facilities. In 1998, Dr. Evans was elected to the Colorado Senate from Douglas County. 

John served as the Assistant Majority Leader in the Colorado State Senate serving as chair of Legal Services He has authored numerous article including the pioneering work: Removing the Judicial Barrier for Parental Governance of Local Schools published by the Hastings Constitutional Law Journal. 

John is known for his work in wealth management and estate planning as well as land use and special district law.  The National Association of Oil and Gas Royalty Owners recognized John for his work on Oil and Gas Regulation in Colorado. The Colorado Bar Association recognizes him for his reform of the Probate Code and for his work on Trusts. He has experience in establishing special districts and the financing of development projects.