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John M Connell

John M Connell

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury

About Me

I focus my practice on Colorado Workers’ Compensation claims and cases involving personal injury. I have  more than 29 years experience in the field and I have handled thousands of claims on behalf of my clients.  I am proud to be named a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Attorney. I currently sit on the Board of Directors of the Workers’ Compensation Education Association.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Norwegian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Workers Compensation: 80%
    32 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    32 years, 150 cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

29 total 

  • George Stanley Henderson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have reviewed many of his answers on Avvo and find him to be thoughtful and creative.


    George Henderson Workers Compensation Attorney
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  • Karim K Arzadi

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Connell's opinions and advice are valuable contributions. His many endorsements here indicate the high regard in which he is held by his peers.


    Karim Arzadi Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Burg Simpson

40 Inverness Dr East
Englewood, CO, 80112




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial AttorneyNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial AttorneyNational Trial Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial AttorneyNational Trial Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial AttorneyThe National Trial Lawyers2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBurg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, PC2011 - Present
OwnerThe Connell Law Firm1986 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember Workers Compensation Section2010 - Present
Workers Compensation Eduacation AssocBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember - Workers' Compensation Section1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Major Workers' Compensation CaseClient obtained necessary medical benefits and compensation

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawN/AJuris Doctor1983
University of DenverPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1978