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Sheri Roswell is a founding member of the law firm of Higgins, Hopkins, McLain and Roswell, LLC.  Prior to founding the firm, Sheri was a partner of the law firm of Long & Jaudon, P.C. where she defended a variety of general civil litigation matters, from premesis liability to high profile matters involving bank liability/wrongful death.   Before joining Long & Jaudon, P.C., Sheri was a law clerk to then Chief Judge John McMullen of the Denver District Court, Denver, Colorado.  In recent years, Sheri has become a frequent local and national speaker, particularly on the subject of construction defect law and litigation.   When not practicing law, Sheri Roswell enjoys spending time with her husband and two active eight and ten year-old sons.  Family activities include camping, skiing, various sports and travel. 


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 65%
    19 years
  2. Insurance: 25%
    25 years
  3. Defective Products: 5%
    14 years
  4. Contracts: 5%
    25 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Christina L Dixon

    Sheri is a consummate lawyer who professionally advocates for her clients’ interests. She is an excellent advisor and advocate.


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Contact info

Higgins Hopkins McLain & Roswell, LLC

100 Garfield Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO, 80206-5550


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Rated Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Nominee Outstanding Women In BusinessDenver Business Journal2013
2013 US Top Ranked Law FirmsFortune2012
2013 Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Outstanding Women in Business, nominee 2009Denver Business Journal2009
American Jurisprudence Award, Real Estate FinanceUniversity of Denver, School of Law1990
Dean's ListUniversity of Colorado, Boulder1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberHiggins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC2001 - Present
PartnerLong & Jaudon, P.C.1991 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Division 2 - Contract DocumentsMember2013 - Present
Home Builders FoundationVolunteer2013 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2013 - Present
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceNominated Member2011 - Present
Colorado Claims AssociationProfessional Member2011 - Present
Colorado Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Colorado Association of Home BuildersFirm Associate Member2010 - Present
Law Practice Management - ABASection Member2010 - Present
Construction Section - ABASection Member2010 - Present
Association of General ContractorsAssociate Member2009 - Present
General Practice Section, Small FirmsSection Member2009 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Homebuilders Association of Metropolitan DenverFirm MembershipN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Deposition SkillsParticipantN/A
National Institute for Trial Advocacy - Building Trial SkillsParticipantN/A
Colorado Bar Association Solo and Small FirmsExecutive Council2011 - 2012
Colorado Bar Association, Solo Small Firm Practice SectionCouncil Member2011 - 2012
Habitat for HumanityVolunteer2008 - 2008
Cherry Hills Village Elementary SchoolLiason - School Board Advisor2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stiff v Bilden Homes, Inc.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Construction Defect Overview (co author)Colorado Construction Defect Overview2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of ColoradoBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MC Consultants 19th Annual West Region Construction Defect and Insurance Coverage ConferenceConstruction Trends & Coverage -West Region2013
MC Consultants' 18th Annual West Region Construction Defect SeminarTrends in Risk Management - Rocky Mountain Construction Issues2012
West Coast Casualty Construction Defect SeminarConstruction Defect - Standing...Who Really Has the Right to Bring an Action in CD Cases?2010
Home Builders Association - Builder BreakfastsRecent Construction-Related Legislation2009
West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect SeminarThe Rest of the West: The Five Things You Need to Know2008
MC Consultants' 14th Annual Conference - West Region Construction Defect and Law ConferenceCoverage and Recent Trends2008
Insurance Underwriting LuncheonConstruction and Warranty2008
MC Consultants' 13th Annual SeminarColorado Recent Legislation and Notice of Claim Revisited2007
CPCU i Legal DayConstruction Defect Litigation2007
Home Builders' Association of Metro Denver - Quality Construction CertificationConstruction Defects2006
Construction Defect Litigation ConferenceAllocating Liability Between Plaintiffs, Developers and Subcontractors1999
Legal PresentationAnatomy of a Lawsuit1998