Grant T. Shibao

Grant T. Shibao

Denver, Colorado
Grant T. Shibao is an associate attorney with Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. and a member of the Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, and Criminal Defense Teams.  Grant earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2017.  In 2020, he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of law. 

Grant’s interest in law started early, serving as an associate justice on the University of Colorado’s Appellate Court during his time at CU.  After his first year of law school, Grant started as a law clerk with Ciancio Ciancio Brown.  During law school, Grant served as a student attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinic, where he assisted his clients with matters including protection orders and child custody disputes.  Grant also competed on the NFL Contract Negotiation Competition Team, where he placed 2nd during the 2020 national competition in New Orleans.

During law school Grant was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, the Editor in chief of the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, and Vice-President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.  Grant was awarded the Asian Pacific American Bar Association student of the year award, Robert B. Yegge Memorial Scholarship, Blumenthal-Yarberry Endowed Scholarship, and is a proud Daniels Fund Scholar.

Grant currently serves as a board member for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a liason for the Colorado Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, member of the Colorado Lawyers Committee, and member of the Minoru Yasui Inn of Court. 

Grant is a Colorado Native and enjoys spending time with his dogs, golfing, and watching his Colorado Buffaloes.   

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2020


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • Juris Doctor - 2020
  • University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.A. - 2017
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Andrew Janson & Grant Shibao, U.S. v. Gatto: An Old Case Provides a New Look at College Basketball's Latest Scandal, 22 U. Denver Sports & Ent.L.J.1 (Spring 2019)
  • Presiding Editor in Chief, 23 U. Denver Sports & Ent. L.J. 1 (Spring 2020)