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Mark Allan Stinnett

Litigation Attorney at Colorado Springs, CO

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also known as Mark A. Stinnett

  • State Years
    New Mexico - NM 6 years
    Colorado - CO 15 years
    Texas - TX 43 years
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State NM
    Acquired 2017
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 43 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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

About Mark

Learn Mark’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Health care
    33%
    Representation of health care professionals and institutions in peer review, medical board investigations and disciplinary proceedings, risk management, and incident investigations.

  2. Litigation
    33%
    Complex civil litigation involving defense of business tort, medical and professional liability claims. Often retained specifically as trial counsel in high damage exposure or catastrophic injury cases.

    43 years

  3. Medical malpractice
    33%

  4. Other
    1%

Mark Stinnett defends clients in complex civil litigation involving business tort, medical and professional liability claims. In more than 40 years of defense practice, he owns an outright winning percentage in trial of better than 94%, and is often retained specifically to serve as trial counsel in catastrophic injury or high damage exposure cases. In addition to multiple defense verdicts in his primary areas of practice outlined above, Mark has obtained favorable jury verdicts for clients in insurance, construction, negligence, contract, and oil and gas litigation, and has defended multi-million dollar employment, probate and trust cases. He practices in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.

 

Location

Stinnett Law Group PLLC
2 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 1400
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Trial Attorney & Managing Member
  • Stinnett Law Group PLLC, Colorado Springs CO
  • 2020 - Present
  • Member
  • Stinnett Law Group PLLC
  • 1900 - Present
  • Senior Trial Attorney and Managing Partner
  • Stinnett Masters & Massey LLP, Colorado Springs CO
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Senior Trial Attorney & Managing Partner
  • Stinnett & Masters LLP, Colorado Springs CO
  • 2013 - 2018
  • Partner
  • Stinnett Thiebaud & Remington L.L.P., Colorado Springs CO and Dallas TX
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Partner
  • Stinnett Thiebaud & Remington L.L.P., Dallas TX
  • 2000 - 2009
  • Shareholder
  • Cowles & Thompson, P.C., Dallas TX
  • 1986 - 2000
  • Associate Attorney
  • Cowles & Thompson, P.C., Dallas TX
  • 1980 - 1986
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Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor (with honors)
  • 1980
  • Texas Tech University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts (with honors)
  • 1977

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Murphy v. Russell, 167 S.W.3d 835 (Tex. 2005)
  • Dismissal of client upheld for failure of claimant to provide statutorily required expert report
  • Craig v. Oakwood Hospital, 471 Mich. 67, 684 N.W.2d 296 (2004)
  • Reversal of jury verdict based on inadmissible "junk science" expert testimony (counsel for amicus curiae).
  • Potter v. Sklar, 1999 Tex. App. LEXIS 8133 (Tex. App. - Dallas 1999, no pet.)
  • Defense verdict for pediatric neurosurgeon in $18 million suit upheld on appeal

Associations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Advocate
  • N/A
  • American Health Law Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow
  • N/A
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court
  • Barrister
  • 1988 - 1991
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC, and US News & World Report
  • 2022
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and US News & World Report
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • BL Rankings, LLC, and US News & World Report
  • 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2021
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • BL Rankings, LLC, and US News & World Report
  • 2020
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC & U.S. News & World Report
  • 2019
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2018
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Colorado Super Lawyer
  • Colorado Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers - Colorado
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers - Colorado
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Dallas TX)
  • BL Rankings, LLC and U.S. News & World Report
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Defense (Colorado)
  • Woodward-White, Inc.
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2006
  • Patriotic Employer Award
  • U.S. Department of Defense National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2005
  • Fellow
  • Dallas Bar Foundation
  • 2004
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2004
  • Super Lawyers - Texas
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • 2003
  • Fellow
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • 2002
  • Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • 2000
  • Charter Barrister Member
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court
  • 1988
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Marquis Who's Who
  • N/A
  • Who's Who in America
  • Marquis Who's Who
  • N/A
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law
  • N/A
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Texas Lawyer
  • Defending Exemplary Damages - Thinking Outside the Bifurcation Box
  • 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • Texas Back Institute CME
  • You Never Told Me! - Why Thorough Informed Consent is Paramount in Patient Care
  • 2019
  • Texas Back Institute CME
  • Diagnostic Errors: A Real Threat to Patient Safety
  • 2018
  • Texas Back Institute CME
  • Technology Tightrope: Balancing Digital Advances with Patient Safety & Risk Concerns
  • 2017
  • Colorado Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
  • When Reptiles Walked the Earth: Perilous Times in Medical Litigation
  • 2013
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Annual Meeting
  • Debriefing: A Powerful Risk Management Tool
  • 2010
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Annual Meeting
  • A 21st Century Mock Trial
  • 2010
  • Legal Liability for Nurses - University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing 2000, 2002, 2004
  • The Attorney's Role in Peer Review & Mock Nursing Board Hearing
  • 2004
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Risk Management Week 1988-1989, 2001
  • Mock Trial
  • 2001
  • Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Breast Cancer Update
  • Risk Management and Legal Aspects of Breast Cancer
  • 1997
  • Permanente Medical Association of Texas
  • Cancer Screening and Risk Management
  • 1997
  • Texas Pediatric Society Perinatal Section Annual Meeting
  • Surviving the Malpractice Experience
  • 1996
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Dallas Rookie Seminar
  • Course Director
  • 1995
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Dallas Rookie Seminar
  • Use of Depositions and Demonstrative Evidence
  • 1995
  • Texas Medical Association Statewide Physician Workshops
  • Cancer Screening and Risk Management
  • 1994
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Rookie Seminar
  • Anatomy of a Trial Lawyer
  • 1994
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Southern Deposition Program
  • Faculty Member
  • 1992
  • Annual Academy of American and International Law
  • Mock Trial Demonstration for International Lawyers
  • 1992
  • St. Paul Companies Seminar for Regional Defense Counsel & Claims Personnel
  • Defense of Cancer and Heart Attack Claims
  • 1991
  • Annual Academy of American and International Law
  • Mock Trial Demonstration for International Lawyers
  • 1991
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • Defendant's Cross-Examination of Accident Reconstruction Expert
  • 1988
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Spring Litigation Workshop
  • Gathering and Understanding Medical Records
  • 1987
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Spring Litigation Workshop
  • Defense Evaluation of Case and Discovery
  • 1987
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Colorado Springs Litigation Lawyer Mark Allan Stinnett
Mark Allan Stinnett
Litigation Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO
Licensed for 43 years