Adam J. Gleason was born in Denver, Colorado. He attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he received his bachelor’s degree in History and Government. Deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father, Adam attended law school after completing his undergraduate degree.
In 2013, Adam received his J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. While at Gonzaga University, Mr. Gleason focused on non-profit administrative and environmental work with Waterkeeper Alliance and other environmental organizations. Focusing on Clean Water Act enforcement, Adam earned a coveted scholarship for his work holding both government entities and private companies accountable for illegal discharge into Pacific Northwest rivers.
After law school, Adam served as a legal clerk in the Eighteenth Judicial District, working under a District Court Judge where he researched and drafted legal opinions. After completing his clerkship, Adam moved to Boulder, Colorado, where he practiced criminal defense for three years. Mr. Gleason handled hundreds of criminal cases across the state of Colorado, gaining a wealth of experience in trial work and advocacy.
Since joining Franklin D. Azar & Associates, P.C. in March 2017, Mr. Gleason focuses on personal injury law and represents victims injured by the negligent and reckless behavior of others. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado and Minnesota. As a native Coloradan, Adam is passionate about raising hunting dogs and upland bird hunting. Adam is a former fly fishing guide and still spends as much time as he can on the water with his wife and daughter.