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Featuring the top legal talent practicing in Colorado.

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Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine , P.C.
Gebhardt Emerson Moodie Bonanno , LLC
Robinson Waters & O'Dorisio , P.C.
Hernandez & Associates P.C.

Dan Caplis Law

Springer & Steinberg , P.C.

Epstein Patierno , LLP

Daniel J. Sears , P.C.

Featured in Best Lawyers

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Angela McGraw

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Brian K. Matise

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Craig S. Nuss

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Litigation - Construction
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Curt T. Sullan

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Litigation - Construction | Litigation - Real Estate
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David K. TeSelle

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Commercial Litigation | Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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David P. Hersh

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Commercial Litigation | Construction Law | Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs | Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Holly B. Kammerer

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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James G. Heckbert

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Jennifer A. Seidman

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Litigation - Construction
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John M. Connell

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
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Joseph F. "Joe" Smith III

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Litigation - Construction
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Kerry N. Jardine

  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Leslie A. Tuft

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Construction Law
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Mari K. Perczak

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Construction Law
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Meghan C. Quinlivan

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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Michael C. Menghini

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Construction
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Michael S. Burg

  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Commercial Litigation | Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Nelson Boyle

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Insurance Law | Litigation - Insurance | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Nick D. Fogel

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
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Peter W. Burg

  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Ronald M. "Ron" Sandgrund

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Litigation - Construction
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Scott J. Eldredge

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Seth A. Katz

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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Stephan J. Marsh

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
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Stephen J. "Steve" Burg

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Insurance
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Thomas W. "Tom" Henderson IV

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Insurance Law | Litigation - Insurance
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Valerie M. Sullan

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Litigation - Construction | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Ashley G. Emerson

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Elizabeth A. Bonanno

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Family Law | Family Law Arbitration
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Erika A. Gebhardt

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Betty Carter Arkell

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate Law | Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law | Mergers and Acquisitions Law | Securities / Capital Markets Law | Venture Capital Law
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Bryan D. Biesterfeld

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate Law | Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Douglas R. Ferguson

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Franchise Law
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Harold R. "Hal" Bruno III

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Franchise Law
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Jennifer C. Alldredge

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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John W. O'Dorisio, Jr.

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Louise Betcher Staab

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Paul V. Timmins

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Peter T. Moore

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Corporate Law
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Stephen L. Waters

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Real Estate
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Steve Segal

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Corporate Law
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Timothy M. "Tim" Shea

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Tracy L. Ashmore

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Arnulfo D. Hernandez

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Criminal Defense: General Practice
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Daniel "Dan" Caplis

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Henry R. Miniter

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Michael P. "Mike" Kane

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Harvey A. Steinberg

  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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Jeffrey A. Springer

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar | Family Law | Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Daniel J. Sears

  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Criminal Defense: General Practice | Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Featured in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

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Charles R. Mendez

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Jacob M. Burg

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Joseph F. "Trip" Nistico III

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Construction
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Marc C. Johnson

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Nicole C. Moskowitz

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Shane C. Fulton

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Travis Riley

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Heather M. Landauer

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Meagan K. Moodie

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Samuel G. John

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Insurance Law
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Stephen M. Burstein

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Area
    Criminal Defense: General Practice

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