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Jesse Howard Witt

Jesse Howard Witt

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Appeals, Insurance, Aviation, Trademark Infringement

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About Me

Enjoys tennis, sailing, golf, and motorsports.


Languages Spoken: Italian, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Construction & Development: 50%
  2. Appeals: 30%
  3. Insurance: 10%
  4. Trademark Infringement: 5%
  5. Aviation: 5%



Hourly ($225-310/hour), Contingent (32-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Anne Whalen Gill

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Jesse on appeals in civil cases. He had made a strong trial court record, a critical foundation for any appeal. Jesse was easy to work with, pragmatic and focused on accomplishing results for our clients.


    Anne Gill Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1445 Market St Ste 340
Denver, CO, 80202




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Moot court, best oralistHastings College of the Law1998

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBenson & Associates, PC2003 - 2008
AttorneyBurdman & Benson/Burdman Law Group2000 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Associazione Internazionale di Giuristi Lingua ItalianaN/A2009 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Appellate Practice SubcommitteeN/A2009 - Present
Community Associations InstituteN/A2008 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Amicus CommitteeN/A2002 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryN/A2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Il Fornaio (America) Corporation v. The Macerich CompanyThe parties reached a confidential settlement.
Cleary Building Corp. v. David A. Dame, Inc., 674 F. Supp. 2d 1257 (D. Colo. 2009)The court dismissed the majority of the plaintiff's claims. The parties reached a confidential settlement of the remaining issues.
Hamon Contractors, Inc. v. Carter & Burgess, Inc., 229 P.3d 282 (Colo. App. 2009)The appellate court affirmed the dimissal orders but reversed the majority of the attorney fees awards.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of Denver COLLawJ.D.2001
Univ of California BerkeleyAstrophysicsA.B.1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Construction Defect Litigation SeminarEthics of representing HOA's and multiple parties in construction defect litigation2012
Orange County Bar Association CLEPractical Tips for the Electronic Office2004