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About Me

Marc Harden is a committed and passionate advocate for victims of serious injuries and unfair insurance companies.  His clients include victims of orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, nerve damage, and families that have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one.  Mr. Harden specializes in cases arising from auto collisions, unsafe premises, and insurance disputes. 


Mr. Harden is a dedicated and experienced Colorado trial lawyer.  He has served as lead trial counsel on behalf of hundreds of injury victims and has obtained numerous significant jury verdicts in Colorado.  Mr. Harden has recovered tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients.


Mr. Harden has been designated a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a recognition for the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in Colorado under the age of 40. He has also been recognized as a top 40 trial lawyer under the age of 40 by The National Trial Lawyers, a limited invitation extended exclusively to lawyers that exemplify superior qualifications, trial results and leadership. Mr. Harden currently serves as Co-Chair of Colorado Trial Lawyers Association EAGLE and is an active member of the American Association for Justice. 


Mr. Harden is a Colorado native, husband, and proud father of three young children.  


Practice Areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 25%
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Geoffrey Donald Petis

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. Marc is a passionate, skilled, and zealous advocate for his clients. Having worked with Marc for the better part of two years, I had the privilege of getting to learn from his unique style and unbridled fervor for each case he takes on. He is a true believer in his clients and his clients' cause. I would put my own case in his hands. If you're looking for a true trial lawyer to handle your case with the care and attention it deserves, call Marc.


    Geoffrey Petis Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Marc. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Zaner Harden Law, LLP

1610 Wynkoop Street
Suite 120
Denver, CO, 80202



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
New Lawyer of the Year AwardColorado Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Order of St. Ives Honor SocietyUniversity of Denver2005
Excellence in Constitutional LawAmerican Jurisprudence Award2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/OwnerZANER HARDEN LAW, LLP2012 - Present
AttorneyBachus & Schanker, LLC2007 - 2012
AttorneyRuegsegger Simons Smith & Stern, LLC2005 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Eagle CommitteeCo-chair2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, New Lawyers CommitteeCo-chair2007 - 2008
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Colorado State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Auto Litigation Blockbuster 2015Winning the Difficult Auto Case2015
Next Steps CLE PanelWhat inspires trial lawyers to work everyday to increase public safety and protect the 7th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution2012