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  • Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer College, 2011
  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1981
  • Eastern Michigan University, B.S., cum laude, 1974

Professional Associations and Membership:

  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Directors, 1994-2008 and 2009-present; Executive Committee, 1994-1995)
  • The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA) (National Advisory Board, 2009-present)
  • Member of Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, inception to present.
  •  The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum: Life Member
  • Colorado and Denver Bar Association (Co-Chair, Interprofessional Committee, 1985-1986, 1986-1987, and 2008 through 2011; Member, Litigation Section)
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section)
  • Colorado Bar Foundation

Bar Admissions:

  • 1981, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • 1993, U.S. Supreme Court


  •  Author: Trucking Litigation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations chapter in Colorado Auto Litigator’s Handbook, Third Edition, William Babich, editor, CTLA, 2015.
  • Author: chapter “Trucking Litigation and Department of Transportation Regulations,” Colorado Auto Litigator’s Handbook, CTLA, 2011.
  • Author: chapter “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims in Colorado”, Colorado Auto Litigator’s Handbook, CTLA, 1995, Update and Supplement, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2011.
  • “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Claims in Colorado,” Trial Talk, March and April, 1994.
  • “Regarding Interest – Be Aware of Bowen and Beware of the Bogus Bowen Interpretation,” Trial Talk,December, 1996.
  • Book review of Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Trial Talk, 1993.

Seminar Presentations:

  • The Integration of Ferrer into the World of Trucking  Colorado Trial Lawyers Association                                    Denver, Colorado, Ferrer and Trucking Seminar, 2019
  • The Story in a Trucking Case
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
    Denver, Colorado, Blockbuster, 2016.
  • Developing a Trucking Case
    Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
    St. Louis, MO, Trucking Attorney Summit, 2015.
  • Trucking Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations
    Lorman Education Services
    Denver, CO 9/8/2006; 9/11/2007; and 10/10/2008
  • Pre-Trial Practice: Pointers and Tips
    National Business Institute
    Denver, CO 10/24/2007
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims in the Post No-Fault Era
    Lorman Education Services
    Denver, CO 4/22/2005
  • Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality of Medical Records
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2004
  • Basics of Handling an Auto Accident Case
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1999
  • Twelve Steps to Recovery in UM/UIM Cases
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1999
  • UM and UIM Cases – Special Considerations
    Effective Resolution of Clients’ Claims with Insurance Companies
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • New Tools of Persuasion in Auto Cases Involving Soft Tissue Injury
    Auto Litigation Seminar
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • Medical Legal Interaction: Guidance from “The Interprofessional Code,” Second Edition
    Lorman Education Services
    Denver, CO 1997
  • The Interprofessional Code, 1987
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Awards and Honors:

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2014 to present
  • Graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
  • Member of the Multi-Million Dollars Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (1998-present)
  • Best Article of the Year, Trial Talk, 1994