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Jim Hooper helps medical, scientific, and technology-based companies defend tort suits that often involve pharmaceuticals, medical devices, or asbestos. Jim enjoys helping his clients plan and execute efficient, winning litigation strategies and persuasive arguments in complex matters at the intersection of law and science. Jim considers the most challenging and rewarding aspect of his practice demystifying scientific concepts, technologies, and regulatory processes to help courts and juries reach correct legal conclusions about product risks and benefits, and the propriety of corporate conduct.


Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
  2. Defective Products: 25%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
  4. Appeals: 25%

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370 Seventeenth Street
Suite 4500
Denver, CO, 80202-5647


GAInactive Member in Good Standing 199301/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers2015
Commercial Litigation - ColoradoBenchmark Litigation2015
Personal Injury Defense: ProductsColorado Super Lawyers2015
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2015
Product Liability - NationalChambers USA2015
Business LitigationColorado Super Lawyers2011
Future Star - ColoradoBenchmark Litigation2011
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2010
Colorado Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort DefenseThe Legal 500 United States2009
The International Who's Who of Life Sciences LawyersThe International Who's Who of Life Sciences LawyersN/A
Av ratedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Drug and Medical Device CommitteeMemberN/A
Lawyers for Civil JusticeMemeberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
89 Mich. L. Rev.Bright Lines, Dark Deeds: Counting Convictions Under the Armed Career Criminal Act2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
United States Military AcademyPhysicsBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
27th Annual Conference of Colorado Defense Lawyers AssociationPunitive Damages2004
The Network of Trial Law FirmsCourt-Appointed Experts2002
The Network of Trial Law FirmsDaubert and Differential Diagnosis2001
Defense Research InstituteThe Future of Preemption2001