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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    39 years
  2. General Practice: 10%
    42 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Donald James Kaufman

    Dan is one hell of an attorney who really does do a great job. If I had legal trouble I would want Dan in my corner. He is a hunter, fisherman, sportsman, and a friend. I respect him personally and professionally and will refer cases to him because of results.


    Donald Kaufman Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey Larkin Wertz

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Dan for over 17 years and I regularly call on him for advice and ideas on complex DUI cases. I would trust a family member's defense to his office without hesitation. There are precious few DUI lawyers in Colorado that are Dan's equal and he simply has no superiors in this specialty of the law.


    Jeffrey Wertz Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Dan Shipp

0300 Vagneur Lane
Basalt, CO, 81621

Dan Shipp

PO Box 8629
Aspen, CO, 81612

Dan Shipp

Vail, CO




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reciprocal - Suspension
    issued in MS, 1991


    This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in Mississippi.

  2. Suspension
    issued in CO, 1990


    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2008
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2007
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2006
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2005
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2004
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2003
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2002
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2001
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2000
Master Trial AdvocateNational Institue of Trial Advocacy1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College for DUI Defensemember2003 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1986 - 1988
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - 2008
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Pitkin County Bar Associationmember1986 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Talk MagazineCase Report1988
Auto Crash LitigationDrunken Driver And The Dram Shop Act1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Mississippi State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rocky Mtn High-DUID Defense SchoolWinning with the Harvard Cross2010
Colorado Bar AssociationAdvanced DUI in Colorado2004
Annual Convention of the Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationTrial Advocacy Program2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationTwo day Blockbuster Auto 20032003
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationUsing Focus Group to Advance Trial Advocacy2002
Auto Crash Litigation SeminarFaculty Member and Featured Speaker with Ralph Nader1987