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 Whistleblowing 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 Discrimination EEOC Interventions Unemployment 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

James Abrams Law Office

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

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