An accomplished legal writer and seasoned litigator, Andy has handled hundreds of court appearances, depositions and trials in state and federal courts over a 36 year span. His cases have involved a wide range of legal issues in almost every field of law.
Martindale-Hubbell "AV" peer review rating and Silver Client Champion award for client service (based on reviews requested from clients).
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 1981
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, 1978
District of Columbia, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Supreme Court
Pro hac vice admissions: Arizona, Delaware, Florida, New York
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association (Co-Chair, Practice Points Subcommittee, Pretrial Practice and Discovery Committee, ABA Section of Litigation)
Colorado Bar Association (Arbitrator, Legal Fee Arbitration Committee)
The Rhone-Brackett Inn of Court
Law Club of Denver (President 2011-2012)
American Bar Foundation
Teaching and Presentations:
Lawyering Process Program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law from 1998-2007. Contract Drafting for Litigators, Colorado Bar Association CLE, 2017.
Andy is married and the proud father of a teenage son. His hobbies include creative writing, guitar, and songwriting. His poem "Flying Ground" won first place for poetry in the 2017 Denver Bar Association creative writing competition.
About the header image: notes and renderings from a Da Vinci notebook. The theme is not
genius but hard work and creativity. A mind open to possibilities.