Jon F. Sands

Jon F. Sands


Sweetbaum Sands Ramming PC

Recognized since 2007

Denver, Colorado

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Insurance

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Insurance Law
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Jon F. Sands is a Shareholder of Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC. Mr. Sands practices in the area of civil litigation including trials, appeals and arbitrations. His particular areas of emphasis include insurance coverage, bad faith defense, insurance defense, professional liability defense, construction defect, title insurance and real estate, unfair competition and trade secret protection, and general commercial litigation. Mr. Sands is an AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5) rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He has been lead trial counsel in numerous jury and bench trials throughout the state of Colorado, and has an extensive appellate practice. Mr. Sands teaches courses on insurance law and trial presentation, and is a frequent lecturer for continuing education courses involving insurance bad faith, real estate litigation and general litigation. Mr. Sands has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers by Law and Politics Magazine for every year since its inception in 2006, indicating he is amongst the top 5% of attorneys in Colorado as voted by his peers. Mr. Sands was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the fields of Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Location

  • 1125 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2100
    Denver, CO 80202

Education

  • University of Colorado at Boulder, graduated 1976
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, Colorado Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Animal Assistance Foundation Board of Trustees - Member; Past President
  • Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors - Member
  • Colorado Bar Association Litigation Section Council - Member
  • Colorado Humane Society - President
  • Colorado State Title Standards Committee - Past Member
  • Colorado, Denver and First Judicial District Bar Associations - Member
  • Denver Dumb Friends League - Member; Past President

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Insurance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insurance Law, Denver (2021)
  • Litigation - Insurance, Denver (2020)
  • Insurance Law, Denver (2018)
  • Insurance Law, Denver (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Litigation

Awards:

  • Named a Best Lawyer® for Insurance Law by US News & World Report.
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Editions for Insurance Practice.
  • Best Lawyers in America Denver Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2012.
  • 5280 Magazine Super Lawyer for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, 2010 2011 and 2012; included in Colorado’s Top 50 for 2010 and Top 100 for 2012.
  • Denver Business Journal and Denver Bar Association “Best of the Bar” 2004 finalist for Insurance Practice Area.

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