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David Ball

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Ball & Barry Law
2701 Lawrence Street, Suite 101
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 720-642-6696
Fax: 720-439-2532
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Employment Litigation: Defense, Estate Planning & Probate
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As an attorney with Ball & Barry Law, David Ball handles legal matters of probate litigation, business litigation and business law. He represents clients throughout the state of Colorado with a focus on client relationships, helping businesses to head off legal missteps before they become a problem. For both individuals and companies, he is known for using his 20 years of experience to find meaningful, practical solutions and is an innovative problem-solver.

For over two decades, Mr. Ball has been practicing law. Admitted to practice in the state of Colorado, he is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Mr. Ball graduated from the University of Kentucky with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration before moving on to law school. At the University of Virginia School of Law, he then earned his Juris Doctor. After finishing school and serving as a law clerk, he worked for an international law firm, where he gained valuable knowledge and insight into the best ways to help businesses run successfully.

A former member of the William Minor Lile Moot Court Board, Mr. Ball is a current member of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. For three years he served on the Executive Council of the Young Lawyers Division of the Denver Bar Association and on the Board of Governors for the Colorado Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Will Contests, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration


3 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

About David Ball

First Admitted: 2001, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Foundation, Leadership Denver, Class of 2009
  • St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, Vestry 2013-2015, Executive Committee 2014-2015, Finance Committee 2015-present, Dean Search Committee 2015-present
  • The Bacchanalian Society of Denver, Co-Founder and President, 2006 - present. Co-Founded Denver's premier non-profit wine organization, engaging young professionals in philanthropy while they learn about and enjoy wine in a comfortable environment. The Bacchanalian Society hosts between two and four "fund raising" and "friend raising" events each year for the benefit of various not for profit organizations in Denver. Past beneficiaries include Junior Achievement, Mile High United Way and Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Colorado, 2001
  • Member – Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council, 2005-2008
  • William Minor Lile Moot Court Board, 1999-2000
  • Denver Bar Association, Board of Trustees
  • Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court, 2005-present, active member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Board of Governors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Editorial Board and Articles/Notes Editor, 1998-2000

Educational Background

  • University of Kentucky, BBA, 1995


  • Selected in December of 2006 as the outstanding young lawyer of the year for the state of Colorado. Nominees were required to have an outstanding record of professional success, community service achievements, a strong commitment to civic participation and a dedication to inspiring others to do the same, Gary McPherson Award – Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, Colorado Bar Association, 2006
  • Colorado Super Lawyer – Rising Star, 2009 & 2010
  • Recognized by the Dean for exceptional service to the Cathedral, Dean’s Award for Exceptional Service, St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, CO, 2006
  • Selected to participate in Denver's Leadership Program, Leadership Denver, Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, 2009


  • “David is highly effective in the matters he takes on and is a leader in maintaining and promoting professionalism in litigation matters. He is a leader among his peers in the community.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for David Ball

2701 Lawrence Street
Suite 101
Denver, CO 80205

Phone: 720-642-6696

Fax: 720-439-2532

Last Updated: 12/9/2021

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