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Joseph M Elio
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Joseph M Elio

Practice areas:

Family, Personal Injury, Business, Wills & Living Wills, Litigation

About Me

A Colorado native, Joe has lived in the Denver area most of his life and has developed a large social and professional network.  Joe  balances family, business, public service and recreation. He believes in health- in mind, body and spirit. He enjoys snowboarding, long-boarding, traveling with his family, and perfecting his spaghetti sauce for his annual family spaghetti sauce contest.


 


The bulk of his practice is family and personal injury; however, with 30 years of legal experience,  he has litigated cases in the following areas:  bankruptcy, collection, contract, criminal, domestic, general commercial, insurance bad faith, personal injury, securities, landlord/tenant, civil defense and estate litigation.  He has successfully argued appellate cases before the Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    29 years
  2. Family: 35%
    29 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    29 years
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    29 years
  5. Business: 10%
    29 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Jeremy Richard Rosenthal

    Joe and I have co-counseled several cases together. He is honest, ethical, gets good results, and the clients like him. I will continue to refer cases to Joe and I endorse him without reservation.

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    Jeremy Rosenthal Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law One

1444 Blake Street
Denver, CO, 80202

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive198408/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Graduated cum laude, School of BusinessUniversity of Colorado at BoulderN/A
Floyd Marks Memorial ScholarshipAdams/Broomfield County Bar AssociationN/A
“Attorney of the Year” recipientAndiamoN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 / 5 Peer Review Rated - legal ability & ethicsMartindale HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerLaw One2013 - Present
PartnerScheitler and Elio, P.C.1990 - 2013
Associate Municpal JudgeCity of Thornton1990 - Present
AttorneyDill, Dill, Carr, Stonbraker and Hutchings1988 - 1990
Enforcement Division InvestigatorUnited States Securities and Exchange Commission1987 - 1988
Deputy District AttorneyAdams County Deputy District Attorney’s Office1984 - 1987

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
St. Mark Parish Expansion CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
Veteran’s Administration VA Benefit ProgramEvaluator2013 - 2013
St. Mark Parish CouncilPresident2012 - 2013
St. Mark Parish CouncilCounselman2010 - 2011
University of Denver Law SchoolMentor2010 - 2010
Hyland Greens East Homeowner’s AssociationPresident2009 - 2009
St. Mark’s Free Clothing BankVolunteer2004 - 2012
Nativity of Our Lord School's Principal’s Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Board2003 - 2005
Front Range Community College Charitable Contribution BoardBoard Member2000 - 2001
Hyland Greens East Homeowner’s AssociationBoard Member1995 - 2009
Thornton Planning CommissionCommission Member1989 - 1990
District 12 Five Star School’s Parent Steering CommitteeCommittee Member1988 - 1988
Adams County Democratic Fair CampaignCommittee Member1986 - 1986
Cottonwood Villa Investment CommitteeCommittee Member1984 - 1984
Broomfield/Adams Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rosa Lawson v. Safeway, Inc. 878 P. 2d 127 – Colo. Court of Appeals, 3rd Div. 1994Plaintiff prevailed on all claimes

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado at Boulder School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Colorado at BoulderBusiness FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Regis Jesuit High SchoolN/AUnknown1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationVocational Evaluations in Litigation2014
PresentationCriminal Law1988
PresentationD.U.I. Enforcement1985