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Michael Patrick Curry

Litigation Attorney at Denver, CO

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About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    35%

  2. Construction and development
    25%
    Representing builders, developers and subcontractors in all matters ranging from breach of contract to negligence. My clients include excavators, graders, masons, HVAC representatives, generel contractors, and various other trades.

    17 years

  3. Business
    20%
    I primarily handle small busines matters ranging from zoning disputes to financial matters.

    17 years

  4. Transportation
    20%
    Logistics, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, trucking companies and manufacturers, aviation, rail and related areas.

    10 years

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, I obtained a B.S., in finance with a minor in economics from Miami (Ohio) University in 2000. I then spent a year working in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and then enrolled at Case Western Reserve University, where I graduated in 2004 with a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree. My love of snowboarding, hiking, and fly fishing inspired my move to Colorado to further pursue these activities and my legal career. Until 2008, I practiced insurance law exclusively in the areas of workers' compensation and subrogation. 

 

I am rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell, and Super Lawyers Magazine named me a Colorado "Rising Star" in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

 

 

 Specialties

 

Construction Litigation
Auto/Trucking
Aviation
Risk Management

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Licensed for 17 years
State CO
Status Active
Acquired 2005
Updated 01/13/2023
State OH
Status Inactive
Acquired 2005
Updated 11/09/2022

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

Contact Michael

Allen & Curry, P.C.
1125 Seventeenth Street
Suite 1275
Denver, CO, 80202

Reviews

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Posted by Bruce | October 24, 2013
A Whoopin by a true gunslinger
Mike represented me in an insurance matter that was brought on by a presumed multiple PHd attorney. Mike was so well prepared the litigation once presented in court was hopeless. It was most interesting to see the opposition reduced to foolish rhetoric and admonished by the judge. I should have countersued but I find all of this unpleasant and non productive to a healthy society. I would trust Mike to defend my children if need be. He means business without the hyperbole.
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Posted by Jared | October 16, 2013
Michael P. Curry, a man of character
Michael represented my company through several Workman's Compansation cases, proving himself reliable, resourceful, and tenatious. He invested in the success of our cases, and his investment paid off in successful resolutions and improved understanding of the finer aspects of the law. He represents the qualities that you would expect from a trusted friend or advisor; Honesty, Trustworthiness, Loyalty and above all, integrity. He is a credit to his profession, someone you would be proud to have representing you or your company. I am extremely pleased to recommend this unique and valuable professional.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Allen & Curry, P.C.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, P.C.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Grund Dagner, P.C.
  • 2008 - 2013

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management
  • MBA
  • 2004
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • BSBA
  • 2000
  • Miami University of Ohio - Luxembourg Campus
  • BSBA
  • 2000
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Legal Cases

  • Lassiter v. Driscoll
  • Summary Judgment in my client's favor.
  • Garza v. The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack of Delaware, Inc., No. 10-CV-00365-REB-KLM, 2011 WL 486197 (D.Colo. Feb. 7, 2011)
  • Judge found in my client's favor
  • Garrison Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Barco, 2011 WL 9274 (D.Colo. Jan. 3, 2011)
  • Summary judgment granted in my client's favor.

Associations

  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Associated General Contractors of America
  • 2013 - Present
  • Legislative Committee - Associated General Contractors
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Legislative Committee - Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc.
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers' Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Member of the Bar
  • 2008 - Present
  • United States District Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Member of the Bar
  • 2008 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Mesa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • Dude Ranchers' Association Annual Conference
  • Legal Issues
  • 2014
  • Wilderness Risk Management Conference, Portland, OR
  • "Mock Trial Jury Focus Group."
  • 2012
  • America Outdoors Association Regional Conference, Daytona, FL
  • "What to Expect When You Are Sued."
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (8)
Endorse Michael
Construction and development Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Michael has proven himself to be an adept litigator and creative problem-solver in the construction defect field of law."
Construction and development Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"Michael is expert at construction defect cases, and I highly recommend him."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Curry is simply an exceptional attorney who I would recommend to everyone and anyone. I am a former judge, former magistrate, former prosecutor, and an attorney with 24 years of experience. I still learn from his answers on Avvo on a daily basis and I am constantly impressed."
Construction and development Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mike has the confidence, skills and professionalism for a client who seeks excellence."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is a great young litigator."
Securities and investment fraud
Litigation
Construction and development
Personal injury
Personal injury
Workers compensation