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Practice areas


  1. Energy: 60%
    23 years
  2. Banking: 20%
    23 years
  3. Employment: 10%
    23 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
    23 years

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  • J Christopher Kinsman

    I endorse this lawyer. Great commercial litigator with thorough knowledge of banking law. Excellent advocate. I recommend Craig.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Fairfield & Woods, PC

1801 California Street, Suite 2600
Denver, CO, 8020


SDAuthorized to practice law199303/26/2009
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKutak Rock LLP1993 - 2009
Law Clerk to Hon. Charles PierceColorado Court of Appeals1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
GRID Alternatives ColoradoBoard President2014 - Present
American Public Power AssociationMember2010 - Present
Colorado Judicial InstituteMember2008 - Present
Opera ColoradoBoard of Directors2010 - 2015
Colorado State University Alumni AssociationBoard of Directors1996 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vista India v. Raaga, LLCMotion for preliminary injunction denied
Advantage Homebuilding, LLC v. Maryland Cas. Co.Summary judgment affirmed
Copper Mountain, Inc. v. CMR RealtyJury verdict in favor of client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment LawChapter 25 - Arbitration2013
Privacy & Data Security Law JournalProtecting Trade Secrets in the Hiring and Termination of Employees2006
Colorado LawyerRemedies for Trade Name Infringement1999
Colorado LawyerLitigating Lost or Missing Insurance Policies1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Colorado State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
APPA Legal SeminarDormant Commerce Clause2015
APPA Legal SeminarCybersecurity Risks for Utilities2014
APPA Legal SeminarLegal Challenges to Smart Meter Programs2012
APPA Legal SminarDefending Environmental Citizen Suits2011
Trade SecrecyProtecting Trade Secrets in the Employment Relationship2009
Law Club of DenverParody and Satire: Copyright or Copy Wrong?2009
Selected Topics for Trial LawyersOpening Statements and Hearsay2005