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Mr. Sloat has practiced personal injury law in Colorado for over 40 years. He has been awarded the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by a national rating process and has been selected as a 2012 Colorado “Super Lawyer”.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 80%
    45 years, 2.4 thousand cases
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    45 years, 300 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    45 years, 2.4 thousand cases



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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    I endorse this lawyer. As a mentee, I can feel Mr. Sloat's commitment to clients and learn from his vast knowledge of personal injury in Colorado. I highly recommend this attorney.


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Contact info

1823 Folsom Street Ste 100
Boulder, CO, 80302-5738


NYCurrently registered 197003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Best AttorneyBest Attorneys of America2014
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President and PartnerSloat & Nicholson, PC1972 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boulder County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Boulder County Bar FoundationN/AN/A
Coloradans for Civil JusticeN/AN/A
Faculty of Federal AdvocatesN/AN/A
Bicycle ColoradoN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Auto Litigator's HandbookMedical Care and Payment2015
Institute for Paralegal EducationParalegal's Guide to Preparation and Documentation of Personal Injury Claims2011
National Business InstituteEffective Settlement Negotiations and Arbitration2009
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law 101 Manual, National Business InstituteUninsured Motorist Insurance, Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Other Insurance Considerations2009
National Business Institute SeminarPreparing the Plaintiff's Bodily Injury Case2008
Trial Talk (CO)Annual Auto Litigation Case Law Review2007
Colorado Trial Lawyer's HandbookMedical Care and Payment2006
Trial Talk (CO)Auto Litigation EditorN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Blockbuster 15Successful Negotiations: The Claims Adjuster's Wish List2015
Subrogation SeminarRealistic Resolution of Liens and Claims2013
Medical-Legal CommitteeNegotiation Techniques for Insurance Claims2013
University of Denver Sturm College of LawAdvanced Torts2012
Managing Liens & Subro in Auto Accident LitigationManaging Liens & Subro in Auto Accident Litigation2012
Negotiating Claims with Insurance Companies: Advanced TacticsNegotiating Claims with Insurance Companies: Advanced Tactics2011
Annual ConferenceStrategies for Handling Bad Faith Claims: Plaintiff's Perspective2011