Murphy & Decker, P.C.

Murphy & Decker, P.C.

Results-Driven Colorado Litigation Firm

Firm Overview

You deserve personal, customized service when it comes to handling your case. Murphy & Decker, P.C. is committed to achieving successful results for every client. The experienced lawyers at our firm have successfully resolved multimillion-dollar cases in and outside of the courtroom. When parties in a dispute cannot reach an agreement, our attorneys know how to go to trial and win. The lawyers at Murphy & Decker, P.C. focus on the following practice areas: -Construction law -Insurance Law -Professional negligence -Complex litigation -Commercial law -Personal injury -Civil litigation -Appellate law -Insurance defense A law firm with Colorado roots Our firm was founded by former partners from one of Denver's oldest and most respected law firms. At Murphy & Decker, P.C., our goal is to provide the top-quality legal representation and personal attention that our clients deserve. Our experienced lawyers provide you with the time, compassion, and determination you need to successfully handle your case. For information about specific cases, please see the News section of this site.

Main Office

Main Office
4725 South Monaco Street
Suite 110
Denver CO 80237

Phone

303-468-5980

Fax

Personal Injury

Accomplished litigation attorneys looking out for you

At Murphy & Decker, P.C., our lawyers have the knowledge and skill needed to deliver positive results for you or your company. We have represented some of the largest companies in Colorado, but we also understand the unique needs of a small business. In addition to our unparalleled services to companies and individuals in Colorado, we feature lawyers on staff licensed to practice in Utah and Wyoming. Our firm specializes in the following areas of practice: -Construction law -Insurance Law -Professional negligence -Complex litigation -Commercial law -Personal injury -Civil litigation -Appellate law -Insurance defense

Michael J. Decker

Murphy & Decker, P.C.

Mike Decker is an experienced litigator who practices in the areas of construction law, products liability, and complex commercial litigation. He has received an AV-Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards based on reviews from fellow lawyers and judges in Colorado. He has been recognized as a Colorado Super Lawyer in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Recently, the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognized Mr. Decker for his work in the area of Commercial Litigation.

Mr. Decker previously worked as in-house counsel for one of the country's largest insurance companies. While there, he was the primary attorney responsible for the defense of construction claims in Colorado. Mr. Decker has acted as lead litigation counsel in more than 100 construction defect actions. He currently represents general contractors, trade contractors, and design professionals in litigated disputes and contractual negotiations.

Mr. Decker has represented numerous automobile manufacturers, product designers, and equipment manufacturers throughout Colorado and the United States. He regularly represents large and small companies in a wide variety of litigated disputes including claims for breach of contract, negligence, products liability, personal injury, and employment law matters.

Areas of practice
-Construction Defect
-Construction Liability
-Auto
-CGL
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction law
-Civil litigation
-Insurance defense
-Products liability
-Personal injury
-Commercial law

Admitted to practice
Colorado, 1998
United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 1999
10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1999

Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell
Colorado Super Lawyer in 2012, 2013, 2014
Recognized in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation


Professional associations
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

Community activities
Contributing author to The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Construction Law

Published cases
Copper Mountain, Inc. v. Industrial Systems, 208 P.3d 692 (Colo. 2009)
State Farm v. Kastner, 97 P.3d 1256 (Colo. 2003)
Burchett v. South Denver Windustrial, 42 P.3d 19 (Colo. 2002)
Richmond Am. Homes v. Steel Floors, LLC, 187 P.3d 1199 (Colo. App. 2008)
Serna v. Kingston Enterprises, 72 P.3d 376 (Colo. App. 2002)
Hussion v. ICAO, 991 P.2d 346 (Colo. App. 1999)
Shaw Construction LLC v. United Builder Services, Inc., 296 P.3d 145 (Colo. App. 2012)

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D.,

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