Stephen Longo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Colorado Springs, CO

The Longo Firm
 | 1880 Office Club Pointe, Suite 1600
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719-793-0072
Fax: (719) 960-2492
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    A personal injury attorney with The Longo Firm, LLC, Stephen Longo represents clients in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colorado, along with the surrounding metropolitan areas. His practice focus extends to injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, trucking accidents, animal attacks, motorcycle accidents and faulty products. For almost a decade, Mr. Longo has fought for the rights of the injured, and he is currently admitted to practice in Colorado, California, Arizona and the District of Columbia.

    Mr. Longo was recently named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 list and Expertise selected him for inclusion into the list of Top 10 Motorcycle Lawyer in 2020. He was given a Clients’ Choice Award in 2019 by Avvo, and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys included him in the Top 10 Under 40 attorneys for personal injury. His verdicts have landed him as one of America’s Top 100 when it comes to High Stakes Litigators and as a Top Verdict in Colorado in 2018.

    A member of the American Association for Justice and the El Paso County Bar Association, he is also an EAGLE member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Longo’s has collected tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements and he regularly provides legal commentary for KOAA Channel 5 News Interview and Report.

    He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. While studying for his undergraduate degree, he was also a College Honors Program graduate. Mr. Longo then attended law school and earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General
    • 30%Civil Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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    About Stephen Longo

    Admitted: 2012, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: https://www.thelongofirm.com/who-we-are

    Honors/Awards:

    • Avvo.com, Clients' Choice Award, 2020
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • America's Top Litigators
    • SuperLawyers
    • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2020
    • Expertise, Top 10 Motorcycle Lawyers - Colorado Springs, 2020
    • Avvo, Clients' Choice Award, 2019
    • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2019
    • Attorney and Practice Magazine, Top 10 - Personal Injury, 2019
    • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 - Personal Injury, 2019
    • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Under 40 - Litigation, 2019
    • Top Verdict, Top 40 Verdicts Colorado, 2018
    • America's Top 100, High Stakes Litigators, 2018
    • Avvo, Clients' Choice Award, 2018
    • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 25 - Mass Torts, 2018
    • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 10 Best Client Satisfaction, 2018
    • Attorney and Practice Magazine, Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, 2018
    • The American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Under 40, 2018
    • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
    • Top 40 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2018
    • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
    • Top 25 - Mass Torts, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
    • Lifetime Achievement Member, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2017
    • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2017
    • Elite Member, Elite Lawyers of America, 2017
    • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
    • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
    • Top 40 Under 40 - Litigation, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
    • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
    • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
    • Top 25 - Mass Torts, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
    • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015
    • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Arizona, 2020
    • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - EAGLE Member, 2020
    • American Association for Justice - Member, 2020
    • District of Columbia, 2012
    • California , 2011
    • Colorado, 2012
    • Colorado Trials Lawyers Association - EAGLE Member, 2019
    • El Paso County Bar Association - Member, 2019
    • American Association for Justice - Member, 2019
    • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - EAGLE Member, 2018
    • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - Member, 2017
    • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - Member, 2016

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • The Classical Academy - Volunteer High School Baseball Coach, 2020
    • USAFA Cadet Sponsor Parent, 2020
    • Classical Wrestling Academy - Volunteer Coach, 2020
    • The Classical Academy - Titan Club Navy Sponsor, 2019
    • (CPCD) Colorado Partnership for Child Development - Annual mini GOLF Tournament Sponsor, 2019
    • Wooden Athletic Fund - Bruin Bench, 2019
    • St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital Partner in Hope, 2019
    • District 20 School District Watch D.O.G. Volunteer, 2019
    • USAFA Cadet Sponsor Parent, 2019
    • Wooden Athletic Fund - Bruin Bench, 2018
    • USAFA Cadet Sponsor Parent, 2018
    • St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital Partner in Hope, 2018
    • District 20 School District Watch D.O.G. Volunteer, 2018
    • District 20 School District Watch D.O.G. Volunteer, 2017
    • Wooden Athletic Fund - Bruin Booster, 2017
    • St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital Partner in Hope, 2017
    • USAFA Cadet Sponsor Parent, 2017

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Directed Research Project on California Governmental Entity Tort Liability, 2011

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $100,000.00 policy limit recovery where client only had $7,000.00 in past medical expenses, 2020
    • $125,000.00 - Global policy limit recovery in disputed liability car accident case, 2020
    • $525,000.00 - Global policy limit recovery obtained for a client who underwent ankle surgery following a motor vehicle collision. The policy limits were obtained without filing a lawsuit, 2019
    • $1,015,000.00 - Global recovery for minor child who fell off of a truck while riding on the tailgate, 2019
    • Jury Verdict - $60,000.00 - Kota v. Vengard, 2017CV30940. $60,000.00 verdict obtained after a final offer of $12,790.00 was made one month prior to trial, 2018
    • Jury Verdict - $296,382. Reader v. Gayner; 2017CV031286. Last offer from insurance company was $120,000 at the start of trial. Judgment is in excess of $390,000.00 after interests and costs, 2018
    • $375,000.00 - Low impact motor vehicle collision on residential street resulting in exacerbation of cervical degenerative disc disease, 2017
    • $300,000.00 - T-bone collision resulting in exacerbation of severe cervical degenerative disc disease, 2016
    • $372,000.00 - Rear-end auto collision resulting in exacerbation of pre-existing low back injuries, 2016
    • $700,000.00 policy limits recovery following litigation of Wrongful Death case where coverage and liability were denied, 2016
    • $3,850,000.00 - Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi-truck resulting in significant and serious injuries. Following disclosure of experts, the case resolved for $3.85 million, 2015

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Founded and started The Longo Firm at the age of 32, 2019
    • Promoted to Personal Injury Department Co-Manager in 2017 at age of 30, 2017
    • Member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Top 25 - Mass Torts, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and Colorado SuperLawyers Rising Stars by the age of 30, 2016

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    Educational Background:

    • B.A. in Political Science from UCLA. College Honors Program Graduate, 2008
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    Office Location for Stephen Longo

    1880 Office Club Pointe
    Suite 1600
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    Phone: 719-793-0072

    Fax: (719) 960-2492

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