Michael Mihm’s unique trial practice focuses on plaintiff-side legal malpractice, business, and catastrophic personal injury litigation. The Best Lawyers in America® has four times named Michael as “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Legal Malpractice Law–Plaintiff. Michael has obtained some of the largest plaintiff legal malpractice jury verdicts and settlements in the United States, and many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in commercial and personal injury litigation. He is one of the few plaintiffs’ attorneys in the United States to be certified as a specialist in legal malpractice law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Colorado Super Lawyers® magazine names Michael as of one of Colorado’s “Top 100” lawyers. In addition to Legal Malpractice Law, Michael is included among The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiff.
Michael is a Past President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the largest specialty bar organization in Colorado. Michael has been inducted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College in Dubois, Wyoming.
Michael is a student of the art of trial persuasion. Michael believes that every client has a simple and compelling story, regardless of how complex the case may appear. Michael and his team routinely use focus groups and cutting-edge trial techniques to discover and best present the client’s case at trial. Michael understands that a client’s goals and objectives are paramount. Thus, the team includes the client in every major decision of the litigation process. Michael and his team never forget that, ultimately, the case is the client’s case.
Michael has prosecuted or defended hundreds of legal malpractice lawsuits, has tried many such cases, and has also served as an expert witness in many such suits.