A boutique law firm located in the Upper Arkansas Valley of Colorado, Rocky Mountain General Counsel (“RMGC”) specializes in advising businesses, government, and not-for profit clients on legal and strategic issues throughout the life cycle of their operations. The firm also represents individuals and entities in a broad range of legal areas.

Trusted Advisors
With attorneys offering expertise in business transactions, litigation, and navigation of highly regulated industries, it is no wonder that we are trusted advisors to some of the largest employers in the Upper Arkansas Valley. We pride ourselves in providing informed, frank, and confidential advice to executive and board-level decision makers and individuals alike.

Advocacy with Diplomacy
Effectively advising clients within a smaller community requires that we act with thoughtfulness and tact at all times. We manage to advocate strongly for our clients’ interests with an eye toward meeting the client’s goals, while advancing a culture of civility and professionalism.

Invested in Community
Our attorneys live in the Upper Arkansas Valley and are leaders within our communities, providing pro bono and volunteer service to numerous nonprofits. We believe in the value of sound legal systems and advice to empower our clients and strengthen the communities we share with them.

Full Service
As the only full-service law firm in Lake County, we thrive on tackling a wide variety of legal challenges. We are grateful to serve many types of clients, which allows us to broaden and deepen our legal expertise and community knowledge. Here is a sample of the types of legal services RMGC offers:

  • Business transactions: entity formation, contracts, commercial real estate, buy-sell agreements
  • Land use: major subdivisions, infill development, zoning, ranching
  • Civil litigation: contract disputes, family law, landlord-tenant
  • Estate planning: wills, powers of attorney, trusts, guardianships, and probate


M. Christina Floyd, Founder

M. Christina Floyd, Founder Rocky Mountain General Counsel, Colorado

Chris concentrates her law practice in general business and commercial matters. She has broad experience in her field, having practiced for more than 27 years in large firms and serving as inhouse counsel to both publicly traded and privately held companies. Chris advises and represents businesses on a wide range of topics, including contracts, commercial real estate, information technology services, business torts, employment relations, and sale and acquisition of business assets. She is also a trained mediator and collaborative professional.

Chris has served in leadership roles with the Leadville Lake County Chamber of Commerce and the Lake County Community Fund. Her current community service includes serving as President for Planned Pethood Leadville, as well as providing pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations, including the Advocates of Lake County, the Leadville/Lake County Economic Development Corporation, and the Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation.

Contact Information:

M. Christina Floyd
Rocky Mountain General Counsel
400 Harrison Avenue, Suite 200
Leadville, CO 80461


Kathryn Welter, Of Counsel

Katy Welter, Rocky Mountain General Counsel Colorado

Katy focuses on planning and problem-solving for businesses, government, and individuals. Drawing on experience advising complex start-up efforts, including chartering a de novo bank, obtaining federal licensure for an organic whiskey distillery, and managing millions in grant funds for innovative public-private projects, she brings a passion for navigating highly bureaucratic industries.

Katy is a graduate of The University of Chicago Law School and Harris School of Public Policy Studies. She serves as Founding Chair for the Town of Buena Vista Historic Preservation Commission and is a Steering Committee member of Start-Up Colorado. She and her husband, Rick, own and operate Watershed Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado, where they produce hay and hydroelectricity, and live with their son, Henry.

Contact Information:

Katy Welter
Rocky Mountain General Counsel
400 Harrison Avenue, Suite 200
Leadville, CO 80461