Beth A. Klein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boulder, CO

Klein Frank, P.C.
 | 2505 Walnut Street, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-622-3876
Fax: 303-861-2449
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The co-founder of Klein Frank, P.C., Beth A. Klein has developed a reputation as a leading plaintiffs product liability, personal injury and wrongful death attorney. She manages the Western Slope office iand serves clients in Eagle, Pitkin, and Garfield Counties in addition to Boulder and Denver.  She is noted for being a seasoned trial attorney and her creativity in Court. 

Ms. Klein's personal injury clients are people who have been seriously harmed due to negligence or recklessness. She handles defective products, ski accidents, bike accident, auto-pedestrian accidents, and motor vehicle crashes. Ms. Klein has obtained millions of dollars in compensation through both jury awards and settlements that she has negotiated out of court. In one notable multidistrict case involving a defective hip implant that had harmed thousands of people, she was instrumental in negotiating a settlement in excess of $1 billion.

Her successes have led to a great deal of recognition from her colleagues, including membership in the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition, she has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and she is frequently asked to deliver presentations on topics related to her practice area.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (40%): Products Liability

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Beth Klein

Admitted: 1988, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawcolorado.net/attorneys/beth-klein/

Honors/Awards:

  • Beth Klein was inducted in the CSHS/William J. Palmer High School for her service to the vulnerable and accomplishments as a trial attorney., Hall of Fame, William J. Palmer High School, 2019
  • Board of the Colorado Children's Trust Fund, Member
  • Best Lawyers 2015 Plaintiff's Professional Malpractice Attorneys, Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • 50 Women You Want on Your Side, More Magazine, 2011
  • Colorado's Women of Influence, Denver Post, 2013
  • Case of the Year, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • "A-V" lawyer, preeminent lawyer, by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Voted by Colorado Lawyers, judges, and media as the Barrier's Best Lawyer in Mass Torts and Class Actions., Barrister's Best, Law Week Colorado, 2015
  • Lawdragon Top 500 Plaintiffs Lawyers in US, Lawdragon, 2007
  • Women Who Changed the Heart of the City, Denver Rescue Mission, 2012
  • Top 25 Women Lawyers, Colorado, 2006
  • Outstanding Women In Business Leaders
  • The Belli Society is an invitation only group of lawyers who have distinguished themselves as trial lawyers and who were dedicated to the principles of education on an international basis., Belli Society Inductee, Belli Society, 2015
  • Women's Enews, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, 2011
  • Georgia Imhoff Activism and Philanthropy Award, Black Tie, 2011
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Invited Member

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Graduate of the Women's Campaign School at Yale Law School., 2010
  • Board Certification - National Board of Trial Advocates - Civil Trial Law, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Bar Association 
  • Garfield County Bar Association, 2018
  • Pitkin County Bar Association, 2018
  • California Consumer Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Boulder Bar Association, 2005
  • Illinois
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1988
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas, 2013
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky
  • Utah
  • Colorado, 1988
  • Missouri State Bar, 2016
  • State of Texas and State of California, 1996
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association
  • Texas
  • Ohio
  • National Institute of Trial Attorneys, Instructor
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1988
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Boulder Attorneys Beth Klein and Carrie Frank created the Klein Frank Foundation to work against the exploitation of vulnerable people and human trafficking.  The Foundations hosts professional summits, assists governments in creating solutions, and educates judges and lawyers around the world on human trafficking and effective policies.
  • Founder and Vice President of Battlement to the Bells Anto-Human Trafficking Task Force, 2019

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Pitkin County Bar Association, 2018
  • $15 Million Roofing Class Action Settlement against American Cemwood for defective roofs in Colorado.
  • $2.1 Million Verdict (including interest and costs) Hall v. Yellow Cab, Denver District Court.  We were retained on an expedited basis and brought the case to trial within three months of retention., 2013
  • $2.1 Million PIP bad faith verdict against CNA Insurance arising from a serious burn injury matter.
  • $18.75 Million verdict in burn care against Fluor Intercontinental arising from negligence in Baghdad, Iraq. , 2012
  • Represented a minor against Planned Parenthood to ensure that all parental notification and mandatory reporting laws are followed.  The case resolved in a confidential settlement after the Court permitted the Plaintiffs to pursue punitive damages., 2015
  • $1.075 Billion Hip Implant Settlement - In Re: Sulzer Medica.  On discovery team and objector to original settlement proposal which was substantially lower than the final result.
  • $10 Million Settlement in Negligence Case, 2014

Representative Clients:

  • Trial Counsel for Owens Corning Fibreglass, National Trial Counsel from 1995-2001

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Trustee for the Town of Erie Colorado.   Beth Klein ran successful municipal election for a recreation center and library. Oversaw the building and funding of these community centers. Acquired extensive portfolio of water rights to sustain community and created platform for improved water systems. Revised Uniform Development Code, and upgraded safety laws for municipal juvenile justice system and safety codes., 2005
  • Antihuman trafficking activist and CNN Hero nominee in 2007.

Videos:

  • Leadership can only occur when you honor your word. It is the only way people will trust and support your vision.  This film highlights the power of an attorney taking on leadership roles and solving major problems., True Power of Attorney, The Vulnerable., 2019
  • The Empowerment Project has screened in elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, universities, organizations and corporations of all kinds with audiences as intimate as 10 and as grand as 1,000. It highlights ordinary women who have done extraordinary things, and Beth Klein is features as an attorney who uses her skills to do good for others.  It empowers girls to reach for high goals while not being afraid to fail., The Empowerment Project Movie, Women And Girls
  • Beth Klein discusses how to make things safer through law., Beth Klein Interview About Law Making a Difference
  • Beth Klein was the US side lawyer for Cambodian opposition leader, Mu Sochua.  Sochua faced imprisonment after speaking out against the prime minister and against the corruption that has lead to children as young as 3 years old being sold as sex slaves for as little as $50. , Beth Klein Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Colorado attorney Beth Klein practices law to help people who have suffered life changing injuries and human rights abuses.  She has written anti-human trafficking laws so that victims of these abuses can recover damages.  She has worked on cases arising from war and conflict zones.  In the United States she has tried multi-million dollar trials in many states.  Her mission is to ensure that good people get a chance to rebuild their lives., Beth Klein and Haiti Children Rescue

Educational Background:

  • Truman State University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1983
  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 1987
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Office Location for Beth A. Klein

2505 Walnut Street
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80302

Phone: 303-622-3876

Fax: 303-861-2449

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Last Updated: 10/28/2019

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