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Mr. Pickering is a 2015 Colorado Super Lawyer and 2015 Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the field of personal injury. He is also listed in the 2015 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers-Personal Injury Lawyers. Accident, personal injury, and wrongful death trial work is Mr. Pickering's specialty.


Mr. Pickering has represented those who have suffered losses caused by catastrophic personal injury or by the death of a loved one. For nearly thirty-five years, Mr. Pickering has represented clients suffering catastrophic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, major burn injuries, electrocution and shock injury, orthopaedic and other internal injuries, chronic pain syndromes and other injuries, and the families of those who have passed away due to the negligence of others.



Contact info

Jouard & Pickering, P.C.

2038 Caribou Drive
Suite 100
Fort Collins, CO, 80525

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    39 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 15%
  3. Car Accident: 15%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    39 years, 40 cases



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WYAuthorized to practice law197805/29/2016
WAVoluntarily Resigned200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent Lawyer-AV ratedDirectory of Preeminent Lawyers2016
Colorado Super Lawyer-Personal InjuryColorado Super Lawyers2016
Top 100 Trial Lawyers-ColoradoThe National Trial Lawyers2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judicial Law ClerkChief Judge, United States District Court-WY1986 - 1986
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Court of Appeals 10th Circuit1978 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Top 100 Trial Lawyer-CO2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
Wyoming Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaBoard Member, National Advisory Board2009 - 2010
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - 2009
Amicus Committee,Colorado Trial Lawyers Assoc.Co-Chair1999 - 2001
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
American Association for JusticeCredentialing and Piercing Peer Review2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AJuris Doctor-Law1977
University of DenverBusiness-EconomicsB.S.B.A.1974
Universidad de los AndesN/AN/A1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Colorado Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual ConventionSelecting Winning Cases2011
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual ConventionHow to Enhance Damages2010
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual ConventionMedical Negligence2009
West Legal Education Webinar SeriesCommercial Truck Black Boxes2009
Fatigued Truckers, Assn. of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaTruck Black Boxes2009
Blockbuster Event, Colorado Trial Lawyers Assn.Car and Truck Black Boxes2008
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Assn.Daubert: Key Issues for Plaintiff Lawyers,2006
National College of Advocacy, Montreal, QB, CAPhysician Hospital Credentialing Claims2004
Colorado Trial Lawyers Assn.ERISA & Subrogation Update2003
Colorado Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual ConventionUse of Trial Focus Groups2000