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Mr. Bachus has extensive litigation and jury trial experience. He has litigated cases to trial verdict in both State and Federal Court in the State of Florida, the State of Colorado, the State of Missouri and the State of Washington. He has also presented oral arguments before the Fifth District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida and the Colorado Court of Appeals.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Class Action: 33%
  3. Insurance: 33%

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Contact info

Bachus & Schanker, LLC

1899 Wynkoop Street
Suite 700
Denver, CO, 802021086


FLMember in Good Standing199306/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Top 500 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2007
Outstanding Trial LawyerColorado Trial Lawyers Association2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderBachus & Schanker, LLC2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Auto Litigation CommitteeCo-chair2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2004 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Auto Litigation CommitteeMember1996 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Leaders ForumMemberN/A
Academy of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation GroupMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Insurance Law SectionMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, National Finance CommitteeMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Public Affairs CommitteeMemberN/A
American Association for Justice, Medical Negligence Information Exchange GroupMemberN/A
Public Justice FoundationMemberN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaCharter FellowN/A
Injury BoardMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeVice Chair, Marketing & Client Service CommitteeN/A
American Association of Justice, Public Affairs CommitteeMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers Care, IncMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Crime Victim Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationChair, Lawyers at the Polls Committee2003 - 2005
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Insurance/Bad Faith CommitteeMember2003 - 2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Product Liability CommitteeMember2003 - 2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Public Relations CommitteeMember2003 - 2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMedical Malpractice Committee2003 - 2006
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Seminar Planning CommitteeChair2001 - 2002
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Eagle CommitteeCo-chair2000 - 2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, New Lawyers CommitteeCo-chair1998 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Auto Litigator's HandbookSubrogation and Reimbursement2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of FloridaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Subrogation SeminarColorado's Subrogation Statute- Two Years in the Making2011
Colorado Bar Association CLETucker and Colorado's Collateral Source Rule2011
Colorado Bar Association CLESubrogation Made Simple: CRS 10-1-135 and More2011
Colorado Bar AssociationSubrogation Law2011
Colorado Bar AssociationUpdate on Subrogation Law2011
SeminarLitigating the Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claim2010
Colorado Bar AssociationTort Law Update Program2010
Blockbuster Auto SeminarMoney Isn't Everything-What Does Your Client Really Want?2010
Annual ConventionAll You Need to Know About Made Whole2010
Colorado Bar AssociationTort Law Update Program2009
SeminarRights of the Injured2008
Rights of the Injured SeminarSeminar2008
Continuing Legal EducationAdvanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law2008
Colorado Bar AssociationSubrogation Made Easy2008
Annual ConventionEveryday Practical Advice and Forms for the Personal Injury Litigator2008
ConventionSuccess Depends on Case Evalution2007
Continuing Legal EducationStaying Lean and Mean and Successful2007
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationSubrogation 07: The Essential Update Program2007
Summer ConventionLegal Staff Program2006
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationSubrogation2006
National Business InstituteThe Experienced Practitioner's Guide to Achieving Favorable Personal Injury Settlements in Colorado2005
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationSubrogation and Diagnostics2005
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationPersonal Injury Legal Staff Program2005
National Business InstituteAdvanced Personal Injury Practice in Colorado2004
Colorado Women's Bar AssociationSubrogation Update2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationSubrogation Update2004
Colorado Bar FoundationSubrogation Update2004
National Business InstituteAdvanced Personal Injury Practice in Colorado2003
National Business InstituteTrying the Automobile Injury Case in Colorado2003
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationColorado Auto Litigation - What's Next?2003
Colorado Bar AssociationColorado Auto Litigation after PIP & HB 11882003
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Blockbuster SemiarSpotting the Bad Case and Making it Good2002
Colorado Bar AssociationUsing Accident Reconstruction and Biomechanical Experts after Schultz2001
Continuing Legal EducationHow to Hammer Allstate2000