Born: Bethesda, Maryland, December 1, 1954
Education: St. Lawrence University, B.A., 1976, University of Denver, J.D., 1985
Practice Areas: Trial Practice; Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice; Juvenile Law; Criminal Defense; Construction Defect Litigation; Recreational Law; Dental Malpractice; Insurance Defense; Real Estate; Personal Injury
Membership: Colorado Bar Association; Continental Divide Bar Association; National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Admissions: 1985, Colorado; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1991, U.S. Court of Claims; 1994, Washington and U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Reported Cases: Cowin & Co. v. Medina, 860 P.2d 535 (Colo. App. 1992); Newport Pacific Capital v. Waste, 878 P.2d 136 (Colo. App. 1994); Cuny v. Vail Associates, Inc., 902 P.2d 881(Colo. App. 1995); People v. Licea, 918 P.2d 1109 (Colo. 1996); Bonser v. Shainholtz, 983 P.2d 162 (Colo. App. 1999); People v. Hall, 999 P.2d 207 (Colo. 2000); Bonser v. Shainholtz, 3 P.3d 422 (Colo. 2000); Douglas Lumber Co. v. Schneider, 2005 CA 1154 (Colo. App. 2006).
Miscellaneous Information: Member, University of Denver Law Review, 1982-1983. Author: "Principle and Law of Colorado's Nontributary Ground Water," Denver University Law Review, 1985. Awards: Northwest Colorado Legal Project Pro Bono Award, 1998-2006. Listed, Marquis Who's Who in American Law, 2007.
Brett Steven Heckman was born in Bethesda, Maryland December 1, 1954. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 1985. Mr. Heckman is also admitted to the Washington Bar, the United States District Court in Denver and Nebraska, and the United States Court of Claims. He is a member and graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Heckman has represented Vail Valley banks, real estate and construction businesses and condominium associations for more than 20 years. As a result of longstanding ties to this mountain community, Mr. Heckman's practice also focuses on representing individual clients in disputes with insurance carriers and other business entities.