Have you been in an accident or suffered other personal injury? The Vance Law Firm is here to help!Brain Injuries are devastating. The Vance Law Firm has handled hundreds of brain injury cases!We can help you get the medical care and compensation you deserve. Our motto: "We Help the Injured!""We Help the Injured!" The Vance Law Firm will get you the medical care you need and compensation!Both Mr. Vance and Mr. Larson have been semi drivers. The Vance Law Firm knows trucking accidents!Don't let the insurance company dictate your medical care or short-change you of your comp benefits!
Keith Douglas Vance is a plaintiff's trial lawyer. He represents people injured by automobile collisions, semi truck collisions, defective products, intentional acts, medical negligence and those accidents occurring on the job. He also practices in the areas of civil rights litigation, criminal defense, employment law, and civil and criminal appeals.
Mr. Vance is a native of the San Luis Valley, Colorado. He was raised on a cattle ranch near Manassa. He earned his undergraduate degree from Adams State College in 1994 magna cum laude, and put himself through school by driving semi trucks over the road in the summers and working locally during the school year. He earned his law degree from the University of Nebraska in 1997, graduating with honors. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable Donald Endacott of Lincoln, Nebraska. He began practicing law in 1997 at the Colorado Springs firm of Wittman & McCord. There, he worked for various insurance companies, maintaining a statewide practice of defending negligent drivers that caused auto and truck collisions. He left that firm in 2000 and stopped defending negligent people and companies. He began helping injured people and has committed to never stop. Mr. Vance is licensed in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. He is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Colorado Bar Association and the San Luis Valley Bar Association.
In 2005, Mr. Vance attended Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, a month-long intensive trial school near Dubois, Wyoming. He has tried numerous jury and bench trials to verdict and has won several million dollars in damages for his clients.
Languages spoken: Spanish
Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (20-40%)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||SuperLawyers||2016|
|Top 100 Litigation Lawyer-Colorado||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Colorado Super Lawyer||SuperLawyers||2015|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys||2014|
|Top 100 Litigation Lawyer-Colorado||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Young Lawyer of the Year||Colorado Springs Claims Association||1999|
|Managing Partner||Vance & Larson Law Firm||2004 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association||Board Member||2009 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2000 - Present|
|Mascarenas v. Sanchez||$5.3 million verdict|
|Minor, name withheld||$1.8 million settlement|
|Ontiveros v. Belmont Trucking||$750,000 settlement|
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|University of Nebraska College of Law||Law||Juris Doctrate||1997|
|Regional Conference||Soft Cross Techniques||2009|
|San Luis Valley Bar Association||Traps for the Unwary: Rule 16.1||2007|
|San Luis Valley Bar Association||Effective Voir Dire: Getting your time's worth||2005|