Carrie Frank

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Boulder, CO

Klein Frank, P.C.
 | 2505 Walnut Street, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: (303) 622-3876
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Carrie Frank is the co-founder of Klein Frank, P.C., and represents clients in Boulder, Colorado. Her practice focuses on issues of personal injury, including premises liability, product liability, wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. As one of the only women given Diplomate status by the American Association for Justice, she has helped clients recover millions of dollars over the years. She is passionate about securing a positive outcome for the injured and their families.

After finishing her undergraduate studies, she attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor in 1987. Ms. Frank then passed the bar exam and was licensed to practice in 1988. For over three decades, she has compassionately represented the best interests of those who have been subjected to an illness or injury by the poor choices of another.

Ms. Frank is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Along with the work she does for her own clients, she also aids attorneys across the United States as they prepare for settlement and trial and counsels them on the best ways to communicate within the profession.

With a focus on clear and honest communication, she works directly with her clients to secure the best possible outcome. Ms. Frank is passionate about being accessible to her clients and is regularly asked to speak on topics related to personal injury because of her decades of experience and successful results. As the injured work to get their lives back on track, she seeks compensation for medical bills, loss of income and any other unforeseen costs associated with an injury.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Products (60%): Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (40%): Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Products Liability, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020

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About Carrie Frank

Admitted: 1988, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawcolorado.net/attorneys/carrie-frank/

Honors/Awards:

  • Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy, American Association for Justice, 2012
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Verdicts in 2012, Verdict Search, 2012
  • Diplomate, American Association for Justice, 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • Induction into the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame, 2013
  • Editorial Excellence, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2000
  • Inducted into the Melvin Belli Society, 2015
  • The "Nation's Top One Percent" Award, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past chair, Products Liability Section for the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trustee, Board of Trustees for the National College of Advocacy
  • Officer, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past-President, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Melvin Belli Society
  • Past chair, Products Liability Section for the American Association for Justice
  • Member, American Society for Trial Consultants

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Klein Frank Foundation was created to fight human traffic in Colorado and around the world.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence,” AAJ 2009 Jazz Fest Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1, 2009
  • AAJ Education, Case Plus Program, National College of Advocacy, Jacksonville, Florida, April 1 – 4, 2009 (course advisor)
  • “Focus Groups: Find Out What Your Jury Is Thinking,” AAJ 2009 Winter Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 10, 2009
  • Lectures: “The Bomb in Your Backyard,” AAJ 2015 Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada, July 14, 2015
  • AAJ Education, Advanced Depositions College, National College of Advocacy, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 9-14, 2009 (faculty)
  • “Using Social Media in Your Case”, Blockbuster 2015, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Denver, Colorado, January 29, 2015
  • “Life After Riegel v. Medtronic,” National CLE Conference (LEI), Vail, Colorado, January 3, 2009
  • “The Shocking Truth About Electrical Products,” Trial, January 2006
  • AAJ Education, Case Workshop Program, National College of Advocacy, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 11-14, 2008 (faculty)
  • “The Shocking Truth About Electrical Products,” Trial Talk, December 2006
  • “Defective Toys – Definitely Not Child’s Play,” CTLA 2008 Annual Convention, Snowmass, Colorado, August 7-10, 2008
  • “Gadolinium Health Alert: Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) or Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy,” www.lawcolorado.net
  • “Using Focus Group in Your Trucking Case,” AAJ 2008 Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 12-16, 2008
  • “Death Star Depositions: The 30(b)(2) Deposition” and “Later Use of Depositions at Settlement and Trial”, AAJ Trial Advocacy College: Depositions, Denver, CO, September 19-21, 2014 (faculty)
  • AAJ Education, Case Plus: The Next Step in Developing and Testing Your Trial Story, National College of Advocacy, Dallas, Texas, April 9-12, 2008 (faculty, course advisor)
  • AAJ Education’s Case Workshop Program, Chicago, IL, April 3-6, 2014 (faculty)
  • AAJ Education, Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course: Art of Persuasion, National College of Advocacy, Washington, D.C., March 1-5, 2008 (faculty)
  • “The Top Ten Reasons Why Lawyers Don’t Do Focus Group Sessions and How This Failure Hurts Your Cases and Your Practice”, Annual FJA Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, Florida, February 18-21, 2014
  • “Using Focus Groups to Prepare Your Case,” Boulder County Bar Association, Louisville, Colorado, February 20, 2008
  • “Developing Your Trial Story and Juror Decision Making”, AAJ Education’s Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs’ Cases, Los Angeles, California, October 24-27, 2013 (faculty)
  • “The Key to Deposing Your Own Witnesses,” Florida Justice Association, Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, Florida, February 13, 2008
  • “Reframing Case Issues to Resonate with Juror Values”, AAJ’s Case Planning and Strategy Seminar and Workshop for Auto, Medical Negligence, Wrongful Death, and Catastrophic Injury Claims, Boston, MA, September 19-20, 2013 (faculty)
  • “Defective Toys – Definitely Not Child’s Play,” AAJ 2008 Winter Convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 29, 2008
  • AAJ’s Education Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs’ Cases, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 28-December 1, 2012 (faculty)
  • AAJ Education, Advanced Depositions College, National College of Advocacy, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 10-14, 2008 (faculty)
  • “Reframing Case Issues to Resonate with Juror Values”, AAJ’s Case Planning and Strategy Seminar and Workshop for Auto, Medical Negligence, Wrongful Death, and Catastrophic Injury Claims, Washington, DC, February 24-26, 2012 (faculty)
  • “Rules of the Road: Defining, Identifying and Solving the Problem,” CTLA 2011 Annual Convention, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, August 4-6, 2011
  • “Using the Law to Control Medicaid and Medicare,” National CLE Conference (LEI), Vail, Colorado, January 5, 2008
  • AAJ Education, Case Planning and Strategy Seminar and Workshop, National College of Advocacy, Washington, D.C., July 28-30, 2011 (faculty, inaugural program)
  • Writings: “Are You Allergic to Hidden Ingredients In The Food Your Eat?” ww.lawcolorado.net, January 2009
  • “Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Case,” AAJ 2011 Annual Convention, New York City, New York, July 11, 2011
  • “Defective Toys – Definitely Not Child’s Play,” Trial Talk, December 2008
  • “Demonstration of Openings,” AAJ 2011 Annual Convention, New York City, New York, July 9-13, 2011
  • “FDA And A New Year’s Resolution That Might Not Be So Good For Your Health,” www.lawcolorado.net, December 2008
  • AAJ Education, Advanced Depositions College, National College of Advocacy, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18-21, 2011 (faculty, course advisor)
  • “Bailed Out Auto Manufacturers Should Upgrade 1970’s Safety Practices,” www.lawcolorado.net, November 2008
  • “Improve Your Case Through the Use of Focus Groups,” CTLA 2011 Blockbuster Seminar, Denver, Colorado, January 27, 2011
  • “Medtronic: To Shock or not to Shock – That Is the Question,” Trial Talk, December 2007
  • “Using Focus Groups to Unleash the Reptile,” IAJ 37th Annual Convention, Des Moines, Iowa, November 4, 2010
  • “Recognizing Automotive Product Liability,” in Colorado Auto Litigator’s Handbook, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, June 2006
  • “Are You Missing A Product Defect Claim In Your Car Crash Case?” Trial, March 2004
  • “Preparation of Witnesses for Direct and Cross-Examination,” WELA 2010 Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, October 29, 2010
  • “Are You Missing A Product Defect Claim In Your Car Crash Case? (Part II)”Trial Talk, December 2003/January 2004
  • “Better Settlements Through the Use of Focus Groups,” CTLA 2010 Annual Convention, Vail, Colorado, August 5, 2010
  • Auto Design Defects” in Litigating Tort Cases, West-ATLA Press, June 2003; “Are You Missing A Product Defect Claim In Your Car Crash Case? (Part I)” Trial Talk, December 2002/January 2003
  • "How to Make Bias Work for You," AAJ 2010 Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Vancouver, B.C., July 10-14, 2010
  • “So You Think Your Job Is Done? Important Case Completion Issues,” Trial Talk, December 2000/January 2001
  • "The Reptile and Focus Groups in Your Products Liability Cases," AAJ 2010 Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Vancouver, B.C., July 10-14, 2010
  • AAJ Education, Trial Advocacy College: Rules of the Road, National College of Advocacy, Denver, Colorado, June 10-13, 2010 (faculty, inaugural program)
  • "AAJ Education, Trial Advocacy College: Mega College: Integrating "Rules of the Road," Overcoming Jury Bias, "Reptile," and Damages from Case Intake to Trial, National College of Advocacy, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 16-19, 2010 (faculty, inaugural program)
  • Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence," New Jersey Association for Justice Educational Foundation, Boardwalk Seminar 2010, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 22-23, 2010
  • AAJ Education, Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation, National College of Advocacy, Boulder, Colorado, March 20-23, 2010 (faculty)
  • AAJ Education, Advanced Depositions College, National College of Advocacy, Denver, Colorado, January 15-18, 2010 (faculty)
  • AAJ Education, Case Workshop Program, National College of Advocacy, Kansas City, Missouri, September 10-13, 2009 (faculty)
  • “Constructing Winning Arguments from Focus Groups,” ASTC 2009 National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 5, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Mater of Science in Social Work from Columbia University, New York City, New York, 1981

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • American Society Of Trial Consultants
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Carrie Frank

2505 Walnut Street
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80302

Phone: (303) 622-3876

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Last Updated: 10/23/2019

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