Bruce A. Montoya

Bruce A. Montoya

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Messner Reeves LLP
 | 1430 Wynkoop Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-623-1800
Fax: 303-623-0552
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (40%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

 Mr. Montoya manages the Litigation Practice Group and has over twenty five years' experience as a trial lawyer.  He has participated in more than sixty trials and arbitrations.  He has successfully defended numerous complex civil litigation matters, including high-exposure and class-action cases.  He also has expertise in providing risk-management advice to corporations.

In 2006, Mr. Montoya was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization with a primary mission of preserving the constitutional vision of equal justice for all Americans and our civil justice system. A select group of Colorado lawyers are currently ABOTA members. ABOTA is an invitation-only organization consisting of lawyers who have tried a minimum of 20 civil jury trials to conclusion.

Recognized as a leader by his peers, Mr. Montoya was inducted into the International Society of Barristers in 2002. Only a handful of attorneys throughout the United States are nominated and elected into this national society each year. As a member of the Society, Mr. Montoya joins an exclusive list of preeminent attorneys in the country. He also became a member of the International Society of Defense Counsel in 1997 and has been on the teaching faculty for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) for over ten years.

Mr. Montoya is also AV certified with Martindale-Hubbell.  This peer review rating attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics and reflects the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.  This is the highest rating possible for attorneys to achieve with 10 years or more experience.  He has maintained this certification for over 20 years.

About Bruce Montoya

Admitted: 1984, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.messner.com/bruce-a-montoya

Honors/Awards:

  • In 2006, Mr. Montoya was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization with a primary mission of preserving the constitutional vision of equal justice for all Americans and our civil justice system. A select group of Colorado lawyers are currently ABOTA members. ABOTA is an invitation-only organization consisting of lawyers who have tried a minimum of 20 civil jury trials to conclusion., American Board od Trial Advocates, 2006
  • Only a handful of attorneys throughout the United States are nominated and elected into this national society each year., International Sociaty of Barristers, Awarding Body, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Health Care Lawyers Association
  • International Society of Defense Counsel
  • International Society of Barristers
  • Hispanic Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Bar Association  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Montoya has worked as a volunteer lawyer for the American Bar Association's Post-Conviction Death Penalty Project.
  • Mr. Montoya co-founded the Hate Violence Task Force, a program of the Colorado Lawyers Committee that produces over 100 mock trials a year in Colorado middle schools and high schools to educate the community about crimes related to race, gender, religion and ethnicity.
  • Mr. Montoya serves on the Board of Directors for Mount Saint Vincent Home, which has "cared for needy children and their families since 1883.  It was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (Kansas) as an orphanage."

Representative Clients:

  • Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Office Location for Bruce A. Montoya

1430 Wynkoop Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202

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Last Updated: 10/29/2014

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