Dedicated Eminent Domain And Real Estate Lawyers

Joshua T. Mangiagli

Practice Areas

  • Eminent Domain
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions
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Josh Mangiagli has been with Alderman Bernstein since 2020 and focuses on eminent domain law and real estate litigation. Josh has a diverse client base, including individuals, businesses, and government entities. 

Josh is committed to understanding the complexities of every case, offering tailored advice grounded in legal principles and litigation experience. Josh prioritizes timely and consistent communication by keeping clients well-informed throughout his representation. Specializing in litigation, Josh has the essential skills necessary to navigate cases through trial. 

Josh grew up in Denver, Colorado. After attending Denver East High School, Josh graduated with honors from the University of Vermont. Prior to entering the legal field, Josh taught middle school social studies in New Orleans, Louisiana for four years. 

Josh later returned to Denver to attend the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. There, he served as an Associate Editor for the Denver Law Review and was a member of the National Trial Team. His academic excellence was recognized with an induction into the Order of the Coif. 

Outside of his law practice, Josh finds his most rewarding roles in being a husband and father and in giving back to the community. Josh is the head coach of a high school mock trial team, serves on the Executive Council of the Denver Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, and dedicates time to pro bono work. 


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 2018
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Denver Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division (DBA-YLD), Executive Council Chair-Elect, 05/2023 to Present
  • Denver Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division (DBA-YLD), Executive Council Board Member, 05/2021 to Present
  • Denver Law Alumni Council, 09/2021 to Present

Published Works

  • Inverse Condemnation - A Practical Guidance, Lexis Nexis Practical Guidance, May 2023 article
  • Who Pays for Business Relocation in Eminent Domain Cases?, Colorado Real Estate Journal, January 2022
  • When Might COVID-19 Regulations Require Compensation?, Colorado Real Estate Journal, March 2021

Appellate Cases

  • City of Thornton v. D & C Farms, LLLP, 2023 WL 2745094 (Colo. App. 2023) (unpublished)

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, Eminent Domain 101, Rocky Mountain Surveyors Summit, 2022
  • Speaker, Perfecting Title While Condemning Property, CLE International Annual Eminent Domain Conference, 2021

Past Positions

  • Colorado Secretary of State's Office, Legal Analyst, 2019 to 2020
  • Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, Deputy District Attorney, 2018 to 2019