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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Attorney Chris Elliott focuses his practice on Colorado personal injury, Auto Accident, premises liability, and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Elliott has a passion for standing up to the powerful and fighting for the rights of the powerless who have been injured through no fault of their own. Clients of Bachus & Schanker, LLC rely on Mr. Elliott's passion and determination to achieve justice and to lead them through the complex insurance industry maze.

Mr. Elliott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Florida. He then attended law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law. While attending law school at Oklahoma City University School of Law, Mr. Elliott discovered his passion for helping those in need by volunteering his time at the Public Defender's Office.

After graduating from law school, worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Naples, FL. As a prosecutor, Mr. Elliott was lead counsel on a number of cases taken to trial. His experience prosecuting DUI cases has lead to his dedication in helping victims of Drunk Driving obtain compensation for their injuries.

Mr. Elliott now an equity partner with the firm continues to take personal injury and auto accident cases to trial throughout the State of Colorado, and is committed to fighting for the justice that his clients deserve.


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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    7 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 25%
    7 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    7 years
  4. Insurance: 15%
    7 years
  5. Trucking Accident: 10%
    7 years



Contingent (35-40%)

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Contact info

1899 Wynkoop St Ste 700
Denver, CO, 80202-1086


DCActive 200907/06/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 under 40Denver Business Journal2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
Conflicts of LawCALI law school book award2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Equity PartnerBachus & Schanker, LLC2013 - Present
AssociateBachus & Schanker, LLC2009 - 2013
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney 20th Judicial District2006 - 2009
Assistant Vice PresidentCountrywide Bank2005 - 2006
Legal InternBachus & Schanker, LLC2003 - 2003
Legal InternSchnader Harrison Segal & Lewis2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia Bar, Tort Law SectionMember2014 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2009 - Present
Florida BarMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Castro v. Wendy'sPlaintiff's Verdict
Cochran v. BrownsPlaintiff's Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Colorado Chiropractic Association CLE programHow to Effectively Document a Personal Injury Case2013