Wells, Anderson & Race LLC

Wells, Anderson & Race LLC

Law Firm in Denver, CO

Firm Overview

The lawyers at Wells, Anderson & Race LLC are well known for their talents as trial lawyers representing clients nationwide in complex civil litigation. The firm's practice concentrates in product liability, civil rights and employment, aviation, insurance coverage, bad faith, arson and insurance fraud, tort, construction defect litigation, and contract disputes. Our members have been at the forefront of developing law in expert evidence and the defense of mass torts. Our appellate practice includes appeals in cases we have litigated in the trial courts, and amicus briefs for clients presented to the United States Supreme Court, federal circuit court and state courts of last resort.
Main Office
Main Office
1700 Broadway, Suite 1020
Denver  CO  80290-1001
Phone
  • 303-830-1212
Fax
  • 303-830-0898
Websites
Employment
Wells, Anderson & Race LLC will represent your Employment legal matters.
Areas of Law

-General Civil and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts
-Product Liability
-Aviation
-Insurance Coverage and Defense
-Bad Faith Defense
-Construction Defect
-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Law and Civil Rights Defense.

Sheryl L. Anderson

Attorney in Denver, CO
Co-Author: "Heart of the Matter: Potential Liability Concerning the Decision to Equip Aircraft with Automatic External Defibrillators," IADC Newsletter, Aviation and Space Law Committee, December 1999; "Reliever Airports in a Catch 22," IADC Newsletter, Aviation and Space Law Committee, April 2001, IADC Faculty Member, 2001 Trial Academy.

Areas of Law

-Product Liability Law
-Bad Faith Law
-Insurance Coverage Law
-Tort and Insurance Defense Law
-Aviation Litigation
-Arson and Insurance Fraud

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1980, Pennsylvania
-1982, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Law School Attended
University of Notre Dame
Class of 1980
J.D.

University Attended
Carnegie Mellon University
Class of 1977
B.A.
with honors

Birth Information
Born in 1955
Pittsburgh, PA, June 27, 1955

Associations & Memberships
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, Faculty of Federal Advocates; Defense Research Institute; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; International Association of Def... More

Bar Fellowship
Litigation Counsel of America.

Representative Cases
Padhiar v. State Farm Mut Auto Ins. Co. 479 F.3d 727 (10th Cir. 2007); Nelson v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 419 F.3d 1117 (10th Cir. 2005); Deutsch v. Fed. Ins. Co., 85 F.3d 640 (10th Cir. 1996); Lust v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. No., 04-cv-2583-PSF-CBS, 2006 WL240601 (D. Colo. Jan. 31, 2006); Calderon v. State Farm Mut. Auto Ins. Co., No 04-cv-0276-REB-OES, 2005 WL2304735 (D. Colo. Sept. 21, 2005); Power Motive Corp. v. Mannesmann Demag Corp., 617 F. Supp. 1048 (D. Colo. 1985); Lanahan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008); Griffin v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 104 P.3d 283 (Colo. App. 2004); State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Bellino, 976 P.2d 342 (Colo. App. 1998); Emenyonu v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 885 P.2d 320 (Colo. App. 1994); Wheatridge Lumber Co. v. Valley Water Dist., 790 P.2d 874 (Colo. App. 1989); Fletcher v. Porter, 754 P.2d 788 (Colo. App. 1988); Hipwell Mfg. Co. v. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment, 70 Pa. Commw. 83, 452 A.2d 605 (1982).
Education
  • University of Notre Dame
    Juris Doctorate , 1980

L. Michael Brooks, Jr.

Attorney in Denver, CO
Order of St. Ives. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law I, 1993, Scholastic Excellence Award in Federal Jurisdiction, 1994. Semi-Finalist, New York Bar Association Appellate Competition, 1994. Articles Editor, Transportation Law Journal, 1994-1995. Law Clerk to the Hon. Karen S. Metzger, Colorado Court of Appeals, 1995-1996; Law Clerk to the Hon. Sandra I. Rothenberg, 1996-1997. President, St. Thomas More Society of Colorado, 2008. Member, subcommittee chair, Colorado Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions. Sustaining Member, The Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. Speaker, co-presenter, Collecting Pre- and Post-Judgment Interest in Colorado, CLE Presentation (June 2008); Co-presenter, Additional Insureds & Public Entities, presentation to the Colorado Public Risk Managers Association (May 2008); Co-presenter, Preserving Your Right to Appeal: Essential Trial and Post-Trial Motions in Colorado Civil Practice, CLE Presentation (March 2006); co-presenter, Federal Court Rules for Experienced Paralegals, CLE Presentation (February 2004); Co-presenter, How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Colorado, CLE Presentation (August 2003).

Areas of Law

-Civil Appeals
-Aviation Products Liability
-Extra Contractual Insurance Claims
-First and Third Party Insurance
-Insurance Coverage
-Insurance Litigation
-Products Liability Defense
-Products Liability Insurance Coverage
-Insurance Defense
-Mass Torts

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1995, Colorado
-1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
-1999, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Denver
Class of 1995
J.D.
Order of St. Ives

University Attended
Regis University
Class of 1992
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1970
Denver, Colorado, June 22, 1970

Associations & Memberships
Colorado Bar Association; Denver Bar Association.

Representative Cases
Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael, 526 U.S. 137 (1999) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Rivelli v. Twin City Fire Ins. Co., No. 08-1480, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 23559 (10th Cir. Oct. 26, 2009); AE, Inc. v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 576 F.3d 1050 (10th Cir. 2009); Cabs, Inc. v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co., 151 Fed. Appx. 604 (10th Cir. 2005); Bd. of County Comm'rs v. United States EEOC, 405 F.3d 840 (10th Cir. 2005); Hulen v. Yates, 322 F.3d 1229 (10th Cir. 2003); Allison v. McGhan Med. Corp., 184 F.3d 1300 (11th Cir. 1999) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Moore v. Ashland Chem., Inc., 151 F.3d 269 (5th Cir. 1998) (en banc) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Holmes, 193 P.3d 821 (Colo. 2008); Lanahan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008); AE, Inc. v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 168 P.3d 507 (Colo. 2007); Thompson v. Md. Cas. Co., 84 P.3d 496 (Colo. 2004); Brooks v. People, 975 P.2d 1105 (Colo. 1999) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Kreft v. Adolph Coors Co., 170 P.3d 854 (Colo. App. 2007); Miller v. Hartford Cas. Ins. Co., 160 P.3d 408 (Colo. App. 2007); Griffin v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 104 P.3d 283 (Colo. App. 2004); State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Bellino, 976 P.2d 342 (Colo. App. 1998); Ex parte Diversey Corp., 742 So. 2d 1250 (Ala. 1999) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Wagner v. Clark Equip. Co., 788 A.2d 83 (Conn. 2002) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Price v. Philip Morris, Inc., 848 N.E.2d 1 (Ill. 2005) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Donaldson v. Cent. Ill. Pub. Serv. Co., 767 N.E.2d 314 (Ill. 2002) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Goeb v. Tharaldson, 615 N.W.2d 800 (Minn. 2000) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Howerton v. Arai Helmet, Ltd., 597 S.E.2d 674 (N.C. 2004) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Cassell v. Lancaster Mennonite Conf., 869 A.2d 974 (Pa. 2005) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Grady v. Frito-Lay, Inc., 839 A.2d 1038 (Pa. 2003) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae); Green v. Smith & Nephew AHP, Inc., 629 N.W.2d 727 (Wis. 2001) (co-author of brief of amicus curiae).
Education
  • University of Denver
    Juris Doctorate , 1995

Suanne M. Dell

Attorney in Denver, CO
Member, Order of the Coif., 1986-1988; Staff Editor, University of Colorado, 1987-1988. Co-Author: "Ethical Framework for Representing Insurer Against a Bad Faith Claim," 57 Defense Counsel Journal 345 (1990).

Areas of Law

-Tort and Insurance Defense
-Construction Defects Litigation
-Products Liability
-Employment Law

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1988, Colorado
-U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-1998, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Colorado
Class of 1988
J.D.

University Attended
University of Colorado
Class of 1976
B.S.
with honors

Birth Information
Born in 1954
Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, March 3, 1954

Associations & Memberships
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Construction Law Committee; Colorado Catholic Lawyers Guild (President, 2001); Defense Research Institute; Faculty of ... More

Representative Cases
Padhiar v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 479 F.3d 727 (10th Cir. 2007); Nelson v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 419 F.3d 1117 (10th Cir. 2005); Norris v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 397 F.3d 878 (10th Cir. 2005); Deutsch v. Fed. Ins. Co., 85 F.3d 640 (10th Cir. 1996); In re, Silicone Breast Implant Litig., 11 F. Supp. 2d 1217 (D. Colo. 1998); Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court; Gen. Elec. Co. v. Joiner, 522 U.S. 136 (1997); Subaru of Am., Inc. v. Compton, 519 U.S. 1042 (1996); Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of Alaska; State v. Coon, 974 P.2d 386 (Alaska, 1999)
Education
  • University of Colorado
    Juris Doctorate , 1988

Cathy Havener Greer

Attorney in Denver, CO
Author: "The Deliberative Process Privilege: What Is It? When Can It Be Asserted? How Can This Shield Be Pierced?" The Joan Fullam Irick Privacy Project Phase II, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), 2004. Co-Author: "Issues Relating to Public Employers," Continuing Legal Education of Colorado, Inc.'s, The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law Second Edition, 2008 and First Edition, 1998 and 2004 Supplement; Author: "Qualified Immunity: Defending the Individual Government Official," For the Defense, Vol. 45, No. 6, June 2003; Co-Author: "Rule 59 Motions in the Trial Court for Post Judgment Relief," West's Colorado Civil Procedure Forms and Commentary, 2004. Dean, IADC Corporate Counsel College, 2010. Dean-Elect, IADC Corporate Counsel College, 2009. Lecturer, Oxford Strategic Leadership Program, 2003. Participant, Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme, 2002. Assistant Attorney General, State of Colorado, 1982-1987. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Jackson County, Missouri, 1977-1980. Faculty: IADC Trial Academy, 1998; Federal Advocates.

Areas of Law

-Employment
-Civil Rights
-Insurance Defense
-Commercial Litigation
-Tort

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1976, Missouri
-1981, Colorado
-U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Kansas
Class of 1976
J.D.

University Attended
Randolph-Macon Woman's College
Class of 1973
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; IADC (Member, Executive Committee, 2001-2004; Co-Chair, Electronic Discovery Task Force, 2007-2009; Chair, Employment Law Committee, ... More

Representative Cases
Teigen v. Renfrow, 511 F.3d 1072 (10th Cir. 2007); Bd. of County Comm'rs. v. United States Equal Opportunity Employment Comm'n., 405 F.3d 840 (10th Cir. 2005); Hulen v. Yates, 322 F.3d 1229 (10th Cir. 2003); McGarry v. Bd. of County Comm'rs, 175 F.3d 1193 (10th Cir. 1999); Green v. Yates, 172 F.3d 878 (10th Cir. 1998); Workman v. Jordan, 32 F.3d 475 (10th Cir, 1994); Workman v. Jordan, 958 F.2d 332 (10th Cir. 1992); Neiberger v. Hawkins, 239 F. Supp. 2d 1140 (D. Colo., 2002); Tracy v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., 185 F.R.D. 303 (D. Colo. 1998); Bd. Of County Comm'rs. v. DeLozier, 917 P.2d 714 (Colo. 1996); Dawson v. Reider, 872 P.2d 212 (Colo. 1994); Colo. Soc. Of Cmty. & Institutional Psychologists, Inc. v. Lamm, 741 P.2d 707 (Colo. 1987); Abromeit v. Denver Career Svc. Bd., 140 P.3d 44 (Colo. App. 2005); Holland v. Bd. of County Comm'rs, 883 P.2d 500 (Colo. App. 1994)
Education
  • University of Kansas
    Juris Doctorate , 1976

David G. Mayhan

Attorney in Denver, CO
Author: "Antitrust Standing," 10 J. Corp. Law 463, 1985.

Areas of Law

-Construction Defects Litigation
-Products Liability
-Insurance Coverage
-Commercial Litigation
-Intellectual Property

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1985, Colorado
-1987, Minnesota

Law School Attended
University of Iowa
Class of 1985
J.D.
with honors

University Attended
University of Iowa
Class of 1982
B.S.

Birth Information
Born in 1959
Omaha, Nebraska, November 17, 1957

Associations & Memberships
Denver, Colorado, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute.

Representative Cases
Gates Rubber Co. v. Bando Chem. Indus., 167 F.R.D. 90 (D. Colo. 1996); Lewis-Deboer v. Mooney Aircraft Corp., 728 F.Supp. 642 (D. Colo. 1990); Lanahan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008); Jarnagin v. Banker's Life & Cas. Co., 824 p.2d 11 (Colo. App. 1991).
Education
  • University of Iowa
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 1985

Larry S. McClung

Attorney in Denver, CO
Law Clerk to Hon. Nancy E. Rice, Denver District Court, 1988-1989.


Areas of Law

-Litigation and Trial
-Defense of Construction
-Commercial Transportation Claims
-Commercial Litigation
-Professional Defense
-Medical Malpractice Claims

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1988, Colorado
-1989, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
-1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Law School Attended
University of Colorado School of Law
Class of 1988
J.D.

University Attended
University of California, Berkeley
Class of 1984
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1963
Honolulu, Hawaii, April 6, 1963

Associations & Memberships
Denver, Boulder and Colorado Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute, Council on Litigation Management.

Representative Cases
Lafarge v. KECI, 250 P.3d 682(Colo App 2010); Fognani v. Young, 115 P. 3d 1268 (Colo. 2005); Tricon Kent Co. v. Lafarge North America, 186 P.3d 155 (Colo. App. 2008); Dalton v. Miller, 984 P.2d 666 (Colo. App. 1999); Two Denver Highlands Led. Partnership v. Dillingham Const. N.A. Inc., P. 932 P.2d 827 (Colo. App. 1996); Spoor v. Serota, 852 P.2d 1292 (Colo. App. 1992); Flatiron Structures Co. v. Perkins, 849 P.2d 832 (Colo. App. 1992).
Education
  • University of Colorado School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1988

William T. O'Connell, III

Attorney in Denver, CO
Deputy Attorney General, State of New Jersey, 1998-2002. Law Clerk, Hon. Robert A. Coogan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, 1997-1998. Co-Author: "Public Employers and Employees," The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, Chapter 16, 2008 Revised Edition; "GERA: The Stealth Provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1991," DRI Governmental Liability Committee Newsletter, Fall 2006; "The Deliberative Process Privilege: What Is It? When Can It Be Asserted? How Can This Shield Be Pierced?," The Joan Fullam Irick Privacy Project Phase II, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2004. Author: "Lessons from Lincoln: An Approach to Unprofessional Opposing Counsel," The Whisper, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 2006. Co-Author, "Public Employers and Employees," The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, Chapter 16, 2010-2012 Supplement.

Areas of Law

-Employment Law
-Civil Rights
-Products Liability
-Insurance Defense

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1997, New Jersey
-1999, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
-2002, Colorado
-U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Law School Attended
Suffolk University
Class of 1997
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended
Norwich University
Class of 1992
B.S.
cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1970
Boston, Massachusetts, July 16, 1970

Associations & Memberships
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations; New Jersey Bar Association; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (Steering Committee-Professionalism and Ethics Commi... More

Representative Cases
Teigen v. Renfrow, 511 F.3d 1072 (10th Cir. 2007); Lanhan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008).
Education
  • Suffolk University
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1997

Mary A. Wells

Attorney in Denver, CO
Co-Author: "How to Find the Junk Science: Are Rule 706 Panels the Answer?," For the Defense; Vol. 41, No. 12, December 1999; Co-Author "Science and Expert Opinion: A Response to the Attack Upon Judge Jones and the Hall Opinion," Mealey's Publications, 1998; Co-Author: "Empowering the Gatekeeper in the Post-Daubert Regime: Court Appointed Experts and Special Masters," Expert Evidence: A Practitioner's Guide to Law, Science and FJC Manual, Eds. Bert Black and Patrick W. Lee, West Group, 1997; Co-Author: "Pillage and Plunder in Aircraft Accidents: Potential for Spoliation," The Defense Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, April 1993; "Federal Preemption of Strict Liability Claims in Aviation Litigation: A Fresh Look," American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Law Journal, Vol. XXVII, No. 4, 1992; Co-Author: "Federal Rules of Evidence Self-Assessment Program," Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Inc., and Professional Evaluation and Publication Services, Inc., 1985.

Areas of Law

-Complex Civil Trials
-Product Liability
-Aviation Litigation
-Commercial Litigation

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1977, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-1994, U.S. Supreme Court
-1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
-1999, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Law School Attended
University of Denver
Class of 1977
J.D.

University Attended
Purdue University
Class of 1970
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
American College of Trial Lawyers; 10th Circuit Representative to the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary (2007-2009); U.S. District Court Peer Review Board, 1982-1989; Colorado Supre... More

Representative Cases
Norris v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 397 F.3d 878 (10th Cir. 2005); In re Silicone Breast Implant Litigation, 11 F. Supp. 2d 1217 (D. Colo. 1998); Hall v. Baxter Healthcare Corp, 947 F. Supp. 1387 (D. Or. 1996); In re Breast Implant Cases, 942 F. Supp. 958 (E.D.N.Y. 1996); Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Holmes, 193 P.3d 821 (Colo. 2008); AE, Inc. v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 168 P.3d 507 (Colo. 2007); Kreft v. Adolph Coors Co., 170 P.3d 854 (Colo. App. 2007); Amicus Briefs to United States Supreme Court: Kuhmo Tire Co. v. Carmichael, 526 U.S. 137 (1999); Ford Motor Co. v. Clay, 531 U.S. 1044 (2000); General Electric Co. v. Joiner, 522 U.S. 136 (1997); Subaru of Am., Inc. v. Compton, 519 U.S. 1042 (1996). Less
Education
  • University of Denver
    Juris Doctorate , 1977

Geoffrey S. Race

Attorney in Denver, CO
Author: "United States Bad Faith Law Compendium," October 1994; "Ethical Framework for Representing Insurers Against a Bad Faith Claim," The Defense Counsel Journal, July 1990.

Areas of Law

-Tort and Insurance Defense Law
-Product Liability Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Aviation Litigation
-Employment Law
-Insurance Coverage Law
-Bad Faith Law

Experience & Credentials

Position
Retired Partner

Admission Details
Admitted in 1964, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
1994, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Chicago
Class of 1964
J.D.

University Attended
Colorado College
Class of 1961
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute; Faculty of Federal Advocates; International Association of Defense Counsel (Vice-Chairman, 1986-1988; Chairman, 1989-1990; Product Liability Committee; Member, Executive Committee, 1993-1995; Secretary-Treasurer, 1998-2002).
Education
  • University of Chicago
    Juris Doctorate , 1964

Marilyn S. Chappell

Attorney in Denver, CO
Law Clerk, Chief Justice Joseph R. Quinn, Colorado Supreme Court, 1984-1985. Assistant Attorney General, State of Colorado, 1987-1989. Co-author: "Liability Insurance Notice-Prejudice After Friedland," The Colorado Lawyer, 2006; "New CERCLA Defenses: Divisibility of Harm and the Mining Waste Exclusion," The Colorado Lawyer, July 1993. Author, "Litigating Failed Financial Institution Cases: FIRREA's Administrative Review Requirement." The Colorado Lawyer, January 1992. Moderator, Faculty of Federal Advocates continuing legal education program based on Sheryl Sandberg's book, Lean In (at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL9NeYxXYYM), September 2013.

Areas of Law

-Products Liability
-Insurance Litigation
-Construction Litigation
-Appeals

Experience & Credentials

Position
Special Counsel

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1984, Colorado
-1985, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-1994, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
University of Colorado
Class of 1984
J.D.

University Attended
Colorado State University
Class of 1981
B.A.
summa cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1959
Denver, Colorado, March 7, 1959

Associations & Memberships
Board Member, Public Policy Committee Chair, Colorado Judicial Institute; Board Member, Faculty of Federal Advocates; member, Denver and Colorado Bar Associations; Colorado Defense Lawyers ... More

Representative Cases
DCP Midstream, LP v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 303 P.3d 1187 (Colo. 2013); Garcia v. Graves, No. 12-cv-2718, 2013 WL 6670055 (D. Colo. Dec. 18, 2013); Iskowitz v. Cessna Aircraft Co., No. 07-cv-00968-REB-CBS, 2010 WL 3075476 (D. Colo. Aug. 5, 2010); Johnson v. Garmin Internat'l, Inc., No. 05-cv-01564-RPM, 2009 WL 458628 (D. Colo. Feb. 24, 2009); Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania v. Triton Development, LLC, No. 04-cv-1924-REB-OES, 2005 WL 2359125 (D. Colo. Sept. 26, 2005); Hill v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., 393 F.3d 1111 (10th Cir. 2004); City and County of Denver v. Adolph Coors Co., 829 F.Supp. 340 (D. Colo. 1993); Bittle v. Brunetti, 750 P. 2d 49 (Colo. 1988).
Education
  • University of Colorado
    Juris Doctorate , 1984

Kristin Anderson George

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Law
-Products Liability

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
-Admitted in 1999, New Jersey
-U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
-2001, Colorado

Law School Attended
University of Denver College of Law
Class of 1999
J.D.

University Attended
University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 1995
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1973
Santa Barbara, California, June 29, 1973
Education
  • University of Denver College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1999

Stephen E. Baumann

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Law
-Appellate Practice
-Civil Rights Defense
-Product Liability Defense

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
-Admitted in 2011, Colorado
-2012, California
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Law School Attended
University of Southern California Law School
Class of 2011
J.D.

University Attended
University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 2007
B.A.
cum laude, with distinction

Birth Information
Born in 1984
Education
  • University of Southern California Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 2011

Rachel Ollar Entrican

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Civil Litigation
-Insurance

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
-Admitted in 2007, Colorado
-2008, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Law School Attended
University of Colorado School of Law
Class of 2007
J.D.

University Attended
Lewis and Clark College
Class of 1996
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1973
La Jolla, California, December 25, 1973
Education
  • University of Colorado School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2007

Adam P. O'Brien

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Civil and Complex Commercial Litigation
-Aviation
-Products Liability

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
-Admitted in 2006, Colorado
-2007, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
-2008, Nebraska (inactive)

Law School Attended
University of Iowa College of Law
Class of 2006
J.D.

University Attended
Creighton University
Class of 2003
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1980
Lincoln, Nebraska, November 12, 1980
Education
  • University of Iowa College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2006

Sarah Smyth O'Brien

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Appellate Practice
-Tort
-Insurance Defense
-Bad Faith Law
-Insurance Coverage
-Construction Defects Litigation

Experience & Credentials

Position
Member

Admission Details
-Admitted in 2002, Colorado
-2003, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
-2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Law School Attended
University of Denver
Class of 2002
J.D.

University Attended
University of Wyoming
Class of 1997
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1973
Cheyenne, Wyoming, November 5, 1973
Education
  • University of Denver
    Juris Doctorate , 2002

Karen R. Wells

Attorney in Denver, CO

Areas of Law

-Insurance Defense
-Workers Compensation
-Civil Litigation
-Employment Law

Experience & Credentials

Position
Associate

Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, Colorado

Law School Attended
University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended
Colorado State University

University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 1973
B.A.

Birth Information
Born in 1951
Brush, Colorado, February 27, 1951
Education
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
    Juris Doctorate , 1979
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