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Thomas J Overton

Thomas J Overton

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Linda Jane Chalat

    I endorse Tom Overton because of his outstanding legal work on behalf of his clients. Tom has a keen intellect for legal issues coupled with great people skills - he is a lawyer from whom other lawyers seek advice and counsel.


    Linda Chalat Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James H. Chalat

    I endorse Tom Overton and highly recommend him to individuals and organizations in need of competent, talented and thoughtful trial counsel. I have consulted with Tom on cases, referred matters to him, and I have worked as an expert witness on a case in which Tom was counsel of record. Tom is board certified civil trial lawyer. He is recognized in the Bar Register, and he is consistently rated by "Super Lawyers" as one of the top fifty lawyers in Colorado. He is an excellent trial lawyer who also has impeccable judgment and common sense. Tom has the skills, talent, and knowledge to try complicated cases. But, he also has the judgment and perception to know when his client should consider alternative resolutions to the matter. Lawyers often submit their personal matters to Tom, and this is a good measure of Tom's standing in the legal community.


    James Chalat Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Overton Law Firm

1080 Kalamath Street
Denver, CO, 80204-3949




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Go-To Lawyer for Fortune 500 CompaniesFortune Magazine2010
Top 50 lawyers in ColoradoColorado Super Lawyers2010
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2009
Top 50 Lawyers in ColoradoColorado Super Lawyers2008
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2007
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2006
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard of Directors2000 - 2005
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard of Examiners2000 - 2005
National Board of Trial AdvocacyColorado State Coordinator1998 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1997 - 2003
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Faculty of Federal AdvocatesMemberN/A
Thompson G. Marsh American Inn of CourtPresidentN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Academy of Trial CounselFellowN/A
American Association of JusticeMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Davidson CollegeN/AAB1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CTLA BlockbusterEffective Use of Powerpoint in the Courtroom2006
Colorado Chiropractic SocietyHow to Set Up a Group Practice and Stay Out of Jail1998