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Nelson Patrick Boyle

Appeals Attorney at Denver, CO

5.0   4 reviews

also known as Nelson Boyle, Nelson P. Boyle

  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Nelson

Learn Nelson’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Appeals
    80%
    I represent clients in civil appeals at all levels. We help plaintiffs defend trial victories or appeal court orders and defense verdicts.

    17 years

  2. Personal injury
    15%
    I help injured people. Fighting for David against Goliath, Trial Lawyers use skill and grit to fight for plaintiffs against powerful corporations and insurance companies. We fight hard for those injured at the hands of others.

    17 years

  3. Litigation
    5%
    I help victims of insurance bad faith. When necessary, we litigate vigorously to help our clients. I am Chair Emeritus of the Amicus Committee of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. I serve on CTLA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

    15 years

I fight for my clients, I combine 15 years of experience with strong advocacy informed with decency, equality, integrity, skill, and understanding. 

I serve on the Executive Committee and Board of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and I am Chair Emeritus of CTLA's Amicus Committee. I also volunteer for the Amicus Curiae Committee of the American Association for Justice. I recently served for 8 years on, and for 2 of those as Chair of, the Colorado Judicial Performance Commission for the Second Judicial District (in Denver).  In the past, I have organized a team for the Colorado Autism Society’s Walk with Autism. In 2012, CTLA honored me with its New Trial Lawyer of the Year Award and I shared CTLA's 2016 Outstanding Service Award. 

I love visiting and hiking in our National Parks with my family. My wife and I recently hiked Rim-to-Rim in the Grand Canyon and a few days later hiked Rim-to-River.

Location

The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm
999 Jasmine St
Denver, CO, 80220

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Posted by Richard | February 21, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Attorney/Client
Nelson handled an appeal from the trial coir for us. The case went to the Colorado Court of Appeal twice. The Colorado Supreme Court twice and ultimately to the United States Supreme Court. His judgments were consistently sound and he listens to his client as well as he gives advice. Nelson Boyle is a top tier attorney.
Posted by Gabe | August 11, 2012
Nelson saved my case after my previous attorney skipped town!
Seven years ago, I was rear-ended while riding my motorcycle. After fighting for years and getting no where, my previous lawyer skipped town (I have no idea why.. gerrr) all of his cases were doomed (and people were hurt, emotionally and financially because of it). By the time I got all of my case paperwork, I found out that I needed to appear in court in 4 months and had 10 days to answer a motion or I would forfeit my case and owe a few thousand dollars to the defense, a giant insurance company! It turned out that my previous lawyer Brian Kemler, left without giving me or the court all the information about my case and I was left to pick up the pieces. After talking with several attorneys, Nelson was the only one that would actually look at the case. Everyone else thought there must be a problem with my case and that that was the reason Brian left town.. umm, no. So, Nelson took up the slack and actually talked with me about my case and explained the process. My wife is an attorney with the U.S. state department and she recognized his talents right away (no, she could not have represented me). He amazed us with the amount of information he was able to give us and how effective he was at explaining it all. The first thing he did, was answer the motion (at this point, I had 6 days left). He not only answered the motion against me, but also completely blew the defense council's argument away. The judge must have been laughing in her chambers because Nelson cited cases and precedence that the defense had never bothered to look up and may have never even known existed. Anyways, that was an amazing start to a great win by Nelson. Nelson took my case that had been going on for about 7 years and wrapped it up with great results in less than 3 months! Nelson is a true professional. He is an extremely talented attorney that knows how to communicate to those of us who need to talk to a real person during times of stress and anxiety. I am very lucky that I found someone who actually cared enough to help and was good enough to go head-to-head with the biggest insurance company in the US, and win.
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Posted by Bret | June 22, 2012
Great Lawyer.
Nelson was the best Lawyer I have ever retained. He really cared about my case and I felt very confident having Nelson on my side. I have already recommended Nelson to my friends, relatives, and co-workers. Nelson would be my first choice should I need any legal help in the future.
Posted by anonymous | October 11, 2010
Great Experience!
Nelson was the first lawyer I have ever had, and my experience was great! He was very helpful with information, and took care of everything in a timely manner. If I ever needed a lawyer again Nelson would be who I would call. If my family or friends needed a lawyer, I would recommend them to Nelson.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, PC
  • 2021 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, PC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney and Partner
  • Carter Boyle LLC
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Attorney and Owner
  • Boyle Law Office LLC
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Plaintiff's Law Firm
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Appellate Deputy Public Defender
  • Colorado Public Defender's Office
  • 2007 - 2008
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Education

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • New Mexico State University
  • MA - Masters
  • 2000
  • Temple University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1997

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Forfar v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2018 COA 125, 436 P.3d 580 (Colo. App. 2018), cert. denied (Colo. 2019)
  • Win
  • Landmark Towers Assn. v. UMB Bank, N.A., 2018 COA 100, __ P.3d __ (Colo. App. 2018), cert. denied (Colo. 2019)
  • Win
  • Nibert v. GEICO Cas. Co. 2017 COA 23, cert denied (Colo. 2018)
  • Win
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Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Civil Rights Section
  • Member and Amicus Committee Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair - Amicus Curiae Committee
  • 2013 - 2018
  • Colorado Judicial Performance Commission
  • Chair (2019-2021), Commissioner (2013-2021)
  • 2013 - 2021
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - 2022
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2013
  • Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • Former Member
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Phi Alpha Theta Historical Honor Society
  • Former Member, Former Chapter President
  • 1995 - 2000
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Appellate Attorney
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer Appellate Attorney
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Appellate Practice, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer Appellate Attorney
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top Attorneys in Colorado
  • 5280 Magazine
  • 2019
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • New Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Award of Merit
  • Philadelphia Pan American Association
  • 1997
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Publications

  • Trial (May 2016), p. 20
  • Defeating Summary Judgment
  • 2016
  • AAJ NLD Sidebar
  • Use Strategic Trial Briefs
  • 2016
  • Trial (Aug. 2015)
  • What do you march for?
  • 2015
  • CTLA Trial Talk Oct./Nov. 2015
  • Selma
  • 2015
  • Law Week Colorado 12:3 (Jan. 20, 2014)
  • "UM and UIM Insurance: Sources, stacking and suing for bad faith," co-authored with Thomas Henderson and Steven Greenlee
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • CTLA Convention
  • Colorado Lawyer Self-Assessment: A tool to become a better lawyer & supervisor of lawyers and staff (An interactive professionalism CLE discussion)
  • 2019
  • CTLA Convention
  • Interactive Professionalism CLE discussion on Client Confidentiality
  • 2018
  • CTLA Convention
  • Interactive professionalism CLE discussion about client medical lien resolution and attorney malpractice
  • 2017
  • CTLA Convention
  • "What Can We Learn from June Cleaver and Eddie Haskell: How to Respond to Nastygrams, Salacious Accusations, and Attempts to Get You to Come Down to their Level"
  • 2016
  • New Trial Lawyers College
  • Preserving the Record on Appeal: Some tips to avoid losing the appeal before and during trial, presented with Thomas Neville
  • 2015
  • Make Your Case Seminar
  • Responding to Summary Judgment Motions
  • 2015
  • CDLA/CTLA Annual Joint Professionalism Awards and CLE
  • Event Co-Organizer and Co-Moderator with Heather Salg (Annually, 2015-present)
  • 2015
  • It all Relates to your PI Practice
  • Premises Liability Act Issues
  • 2014
  • It all Relates to Your PI Practice
  • Premises Liability Act Cases in Colorado
  • 2014
  • Pay Now - Pay More Later
  • Third Party Administrator Liability
  • 2011
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Convention 2011
  • Subrogation
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (10)
Endorse Nelson
Appeals Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Nelson for many years through the Colorado legal community. I have had the privilege to work with him on an important Colorado Supreme Court case concerning the determination of landowner under the premise liability act where he is the lead brief writer. Nelson is consistently my first choice for appellate work in this state based on the clarity of his writing and his legal acumen."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Nelson. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Appeals Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Nelson Boyle is an excellent attorney. He is a great resource. He really knows what is doing."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.Mr. Boyle is simply one of the best attorneys that I have encountered in over 20 years of practicing in 3 states. He is an active Avvo participant and consistently provides excellent, well-reasoned, and compassionate responses. You can not go wrong with him as your attorney."
Appeals Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Nelson Boyle is one of the smartest appellate lawyers I know. He is agile with the law and cogent in his arguments. He is an honest and straightforward attorney. Anyone would be well-served with his counsel."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I highly recommend Mr. Boyle. He and I worked on a complex legal matter that was on appeal to the Colorado Court of Appeals. Mr. Boyle's skills and legal ability helped us to prevail. His knowledge of appellate law and the process is first rate. I wouldn't hesitate to work together again."
Appeals Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I can count the lawyers I would trust to defend one of my trial verdicts on appeal on one hand. Nelson is one of them. Not only is he highly respected among his peer lawyers in Colorado, those of us who have read his appellate work admire the thoroughness, persuasiveness, and creativity of his legal arguments. Nelson is one of those lawyers other lawyers go to when we have tricky legal questions and need an expert's opinion. He has my strongest endorsement."
Appeals Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Nelson for a number of years and give him my highest recommendation. Not only is he a brilliant attorney but his level of professionalism and compassion for his clients is unsurpassed."
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