James Abrams Law Office

James Abrams Law Office

James Abrams is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 35 years of experience. Attorney Jim Abrams has the knowledge and experience to advise both management or employees in numerous areas of law.

Firm Overview

Main Office
Main Office
401 Westwood Drive
Denver  CO  80206
  • (303) 632-9646
Jim Abrams handles multiple aspects of employment law for businesses and employees.
Denver attorney James Abrams handles areas of law including:

Employment Law - Employer
Fair Labor Standards Act / Wage and Hour
City Personnel Actions
Professional Licensing
Davis-Bacon Act
Service Contract
Workers' Compensation
Independent Contractor Disputes
Unemployment Compensation / Unemployment Benefits
Non-Compete Agreements
Notice of Right to Sue
Workplace Bullying
Professional Credentialing (Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Accounting, etc.)
Workplace Theft and Security
Federal Employee Issues
Labor-Management Relations Issues
Union Issues
Reference Checking and Defamation by Prior Employers
Discharge and Discrimination
Employee Benefits / Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Employment Agreements
Settlement Agreements
Severance Agreements
Unemployment Insurance Tax Hearings
City Personnel Actions / Career Service Hearings
Pre-Disciplinary Hearings
DORA and Professional Licensing
Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) / Wage and Hour / Overtime
Workplace Bullying and Mobbing
Whistle Blowing
Federal Employee Issues and MSPB Hearings
Office of Special Counsel Proceedings
Federal Employee EEOC Proceedings
Bad Employment References
EEOC Intervention Actions
Wage and Hour Misclassification
Failure to Pay Employment Taxes
Criminal Record Issues
Ex Offender Rights - Employment Issues Concerning Felony Convictions
Civil Rights - 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Proceedings
Bad References and Cease and Desist Demands
Credentialing DORA - Medical Podiatry Veterinary Pharmacy Nursing EEOC Interventions
Employment Law
Hospital Privileges
Unemployment Appeals
Unemployment Benefits
Unemployment Disqualification
Unemployment Hearings
EEOC Interventions
Employment Testing
Personal Injury
Denver lawyer Jim Abrams handles all types of personal injury cases.
Personal Injury
Automobile Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Workplace Accidents

James Abrams

Denver, Colorado lawyer James Abrams was conferred the Clients' Choice Award. He received over 100 five star client reviews.

Jim has over 30 years of experience as an attorney addressing matters involving compensation, wage & hour matters, workplace investigations, terminations, discipline, lay-offs, workers' compensation, all forms of workplace and non-workplace discrimination, whistle blowing, OSHA matters, unemployment compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), drug and alcohol issues, non-compete agreements, severance agreements, cease and desist letters, workplace bullying and incivility, revoked job offers, interference with a job, contract or business relationship, identity theft, notices of intent to sue, defamation, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, employment contracts, and other labor and employment issues arising in the public and private sector. As an experienced trial lawyer, he regularly appears before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. He practices nationally.

For more than 16 years, Jim Abrams served as senior labor and employment counsel for Rockwell International as the operator of a nuclear weapons facility and Texaco's exploration and production, refining, marketing and transportation units. As lead investigator in hundreds of workplace investigations, he has the knowledge and experience to advise either management or employees. He has authored a number of articles, been interviewed and quoted by major news organizations including CNN, Fox News, Forbes, ABC, the Denver Post, KHOW radio and other publications and has given multiple presentations on labor and employment law and human resource matters.

Trained by the U.S. Department of Justice and previously serving as Counsel for the Solicitor of Labor, Jim represented a variety of federal agencies including the Wage & Hour Division, OSHA, MSHA, the Employment Standards Administration and the OFCCP. He has appeared with the National Labor Relations Board to prosecute alleged violations of the National Labor Relations Act. Jim has also appeared with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission attorneys in federal court to remedy violations of Title VII. Jim served as pro bono counsel to the Visiting Nurse Association for the last 10 years.

Jim Abrams received his Juris Doctor from the University Of Oklahoma where he was named to the Dean's List. He received his doctorate from the University of Oklahoma Medical Center under the sponsorship of the United States Public Health Service. Jim received his Certified Compensation Professional designation through the American Compensation Association.

At the request of the United States Congress, Jim Abrams has testified on workplace matters. He has been judicially qualified to testify as an expert in employment law. He formerly served on the Colorado Supreme Court's Civil Rules Committee and on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Safety Association and the board of the American Corporate Counsel Association, Colorado Chapter.

Jim Abrams has been admitted to practice in the States of Oklahoma and Colorado as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney James Abrams proudly served his country as Commander, United States Navy, Medical Department and in the United States Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps, Centers for Disease Control.
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • University of Oklahoma Medical Center
  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln