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James Avery

James Avery

Colorado’s Top Personal Injury Law Firm
  • Legal Malpractice, Health Care Law, Personal Injury ...
  • Colorado, Indiana, New York
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Summary

Nationally recognized top high stakes trial lawyer with the talent, toughness and tenacity to get you top dollar for your case. Over 30 years experience in serious personal injury and death cases in New York, Indiana and Colorado. Also handling complex and catastrophic personal injury, civil rights, hospital liability, wrongful death, insurance law and product liability cases.

DENVER INJURY LAW.CO-HIGH STAKES LAW

Education
University of Denver
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Honors: Barrister's Cup
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Professional Experience
Lead Trial Lawyer & President
Avery Law Firm
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Colorado Lawyer
Colorado Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Litigation Strategies for High Stakes Litigation
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Certifications
Barrister's Cup Fellow for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy
Barrister's Cup
Awards
High Stakes Litigator
America's Top 100
Membership among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is meant to identify and highlight the accomplishments of the nation’s most esteemed and skilled litigators in high stakes legal matters. To be considered for selection, an attorney must have litigated (for either plaintiff or defendant) a matter (1) with at least $2,000,000 in alleged damages at stake or (2) with the fate of a business worth at least $2,000,000 at stake (i.e. bet-the-company litigation valued in excess of $2,000,000).
SuperLawyer Plaintiff: Personal Injury
Superlawyers
Over ten years named as SuperLawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from 70+ practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition & professional achievement.
High Stakes Litigators
America's Top 100
Award limited to the top 100 high stakes (cases over $1,000,000 value) litigators in the State.
Plaintiff: Personal Injury
Superlawyers
Limited to top 5% of lawyers in the State.
Lifetime Achievement
America's Top 100
Award for lifetime achievement in Personal Injury is limited to the top 100 lawyers in the State.
Nation's Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
The Nation's Top One Percent DEDICATED TO PROMOTING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF LEGAL EXCELLENCE
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Representing top 1% of lawyers in the State.
Lifetime Charter Member
Best Attorneys of America
Lifetime Achievement recognizing the top attorneys in the State.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
National Top Attorneys
Newsweek
Recognized by Newsweek as one of the Nation’s Top Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
Charter Membership recognizing less than one-half of one percent of lawyers in the State, by invitation only.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Inaugural year recognizing top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State.
Professional Associations
NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
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Indiana State Bar
Member
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New York State Bar  # 1918820
Member
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Denver Bar Association  # 11358
Member
- Current
Activities: Civil Rights Law Section Medical Malpractice Section Legal Malpractice Section
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Colorado Bar Association  # 11358
Member
- Current
Activities: Civil Rights Law Section Medical Malpractice Law Section Legal Malpractice Law Section
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Colorado State Bar  # 13037
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 13037
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Indiana
Indiana Supreme Court
ID Number: 23855-18
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 1918820
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2nd Circuit
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5th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
ID Number: 308419
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Typical fee is 33 1/3 percent (one-third) for negligence cases.
Practice Areas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Health Care Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Insurance Claims
  • Products Liability
  • White Collar Crime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Semi Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Pharmaceutical litigation
  • Hospital Liability
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Colorado’s Top Personal Injury Law Firm
Contact & Map
Main Office
210 Columbine St., Ste. 150 #6888
Denver, CO 80206
Toll-Free: (866) 300-1254
Telephone: (303) 840-2222
Cell: (720) 507-8773
Fax: (866) 333-2963
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering
Denver Office
44 Cook St., Ste. 100
Denver, CO 80206
Telephone: (303) 840-2222
Cell: (720) 507-8773
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering
DTC Office
4610 S. Ulster St., Ste. 150
Denver, CO 80237
Telephone: (303) 840-2222
Cell: (720) 507-8773
Fax: (303) 328-2976
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering
Indianapolis Office
201 N. Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: (317) 826-8888
Fax: (866) 333-2963
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering
NYC Office
41 Madison Ave.
Manhattan, NY 10010
Telephone: (646) 809-4770
Cell: (646) 809-4770
Fax: (866) 333-2963
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering.
Boulder Office
4450 Arapahoe Ave, Ste. 100
Boulder, CO 80303
Telephone: (303) 840-2222
Cell: (720) 507-8773
Fax: (303) 328-2976
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: 24/7 phone answering