Bachus & Schanker, LLC Attorney Chris Elliott focuses his practice on Colorado personal injury, Auto Accident, premises liability, and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Elliott has a passion for standing up to the powerful and fighting for the rights of the powerless who have been injured through no fault of their own. Clients of Bachus & Schanker, LLC rely on Mr. Elliott's passion and determination to achieve justice and to lead them through the complex insurance industry maze.
Mr. Elliott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Florida. He then attended law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law. While attending law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law, Mr. Elliott discovered his passion for helping those in need by volunteering his time at the Public Defender's Office.
After graduating from law school, worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Naples, FL. As a prosecutor, Mr. Elliott was lead counsel on a number of cases taken to trial. His experience prosecuting DUI cases has lead to his dedication in helping victims of Drunk Driving obtain compensation for their injuries.
Mr. Elliott now an equity partner with the firm continues to take personal injury and auto accident cases to trial throughout the State of Colorado, and is committed to fighting for the justice that his clients deserve.
Licensed since 2006
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2006||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 40 under 40||Denver Business Journal||2014|
|Top 40 under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2013|
|Top 40 under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2013|
|Top 40 under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2012|
|Conflicts of Law||CALI law school book award||2002|
|Equity Partner||Bachus & Schanker, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Bachus & Schanker, LLC||2009 - 2013|
|Assistant State Attorney||Office of the State Attorney 20th Judicial District||2006 - 2009|
|Assistant Vice President||Countrywide Bank||2005 - 2006|
|Legal Intern||Bachus & Schanker, LLC||2003 - 2003|
|Legal Intern||Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis||2002 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|District of Columbia Bar, Tort Law Section||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Society of Legal Advocates||Member||2013 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||2009 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2006 - Present|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Florida||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Colorado Chiropractic Association CLE program||How to Effectively Document a Personal Injury Case||2013|