Mountain States Legal Foundation


Our mission is to provide high-quality, effective legal representation for those who share our commitment to fight for the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, individual liberty, and the free enterprise system.


Our vision is to build the Mountain States Legal Foundation into the preeminent foundation for litigation aimed at securing and protecting constitutional freedoms and the rule of law.


Life, liberty and property are cornerstones of American democracy and account for the unequaled prosperity and promise for America.

It is the purpose of the Mountain States Legal Foundation to defend and secure these precious rights, thus preserving and advancing the American dream.


The core values, of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, the moral compass that governs our culture, are:

  1. Integrity
  2. Commitment to Purpose
  3. Accountability
  4. Persistence
  5. Unselfishness

The strategic values of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, the business compass that governs our strategic business decisions, are:

  1. Legal excellence
  2. Location in Mountain West
  3. Precedent-setting litigation
  4. Enhance credibility of Mountain States Legal Foundation
  5. David vs. Goliath battles

Core Competency

The core competency of the Mountain States Legal Foundation is – and must be – two-fold:

  1. Our ability to utilize our life experiences and commitment to the US Constitution, and
  2. Our ability to litigate zealously and effectively to advance the Purpose of the Mountain States Legal Foundation.

Core Service

The core service offered by the Mountain States Legal Foundation is high-quality, effective, pro bono legal representation.

Ideal Client

The ideal client for our core service has the following demographic characteristics:

  1. Small business, or
  2. Individual(s), or
  3. Local government
  4. Has a winnable and relevant case
  5. Lacks financial resources for and expertise in litigation

The ideal client for our core service has the following psychographic characteristics:

  1. Respects the United States Constitution
  2. Ethical, moral, honest, trustworthy and law-abiding
  3. Motivation to litigate is based on principles, not dollars
  4. Persistent
  5. Believes in the American Dream

Contact Mountain States Legal Foundation

William Perry Pendley
President and COO
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, Colorado  80227
Phone: (303) 292-2021
Fax: (303) 292-1980


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

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