David McDivitt

Top rated personal injury attorney in Denver, Colorado

McDivitt Law Firm PC
David McDivitt
McDivitt Law Firm PC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Products liability, Class action & mass torts; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2006

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

McDivitt Law Firm PC

1777 S Harrison St
Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80210 Visit website

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Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and attorney at McDivitt Law Firm, David McDivitt represents clients in personal injury cases. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he was also named one of the Top 10 in Colorado by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. In 2010, he was given the Membership Volunteer of the Year Award by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.

Admitted to practice in the state of Colorado, Mr. McDivitt is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He is a member of the El Paso County Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

As a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, he serves as Co-Chair on the Eagle Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors. Mr. McDivitt has also given expert testimony before the Colorado State Senate and House Judiciary Committees and spent several years as a Deputy Public Defender in the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender.

After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. McDivitt also studied at Paris-Sorbonne University and at Washington and Lee University. He finally attended law school at the University of Colorado Law School, where he was an editor for the University of Colorado Law Review and earned his Juris Doctor.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Environmental litigation, Workers' compensation: claimant

Focus areas

Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical, Class actions, Toxic torts

  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 10% Environmental litigation
  • 10% Workers' compensation: claimant

First Admitted: 2006, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.mcdivittlaw.com/attorneys/david-mcdivitt

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified, French Language
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Featured Speaker, Largest Annual gathering of Auto Accident and Wrongful Death Trial Lawyers, Colorado
  • Speaker, Changes in the Law Designed, Protect Injured Victim's rights to pursue their claims against Wrongdoers
Honors/Awards:
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2013
  • Rising Star in the Personal Injury: Plaintiff category, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Joel H. Greenstein Award, Best Performance in Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Winner, Carrigan Cup Mock Trial Competition
  • Editor, University of Colorado Law Review
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyer's Association
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • William O. DeSouchet Award, Best Individual Performance in Trial Advocacy
  • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Membership Volunteer of the Year Award, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Joel H. Greenstein Award, Best Performance in Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • Nationally Recognized Trial Lawyer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of McDivitt Law Firm
Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado Boulder, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Nation's most Prestigious Academic Honor Society, Dean's Scholars Arts and Sciences Scholarship, Alumni Association Scholarship
  • University of Paris - Sorbonne
  • Washington and Lee University
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado
  • National Trial Lawyers – Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Directors, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • American Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Eagle Committee
  • Board of Directors, Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association: After 9 consecutive years serving on the Board, in 2019 I stepped down to pursue additional ways of continuing to serve Colorado's trial lawyer community and the clients that we serve

Office location for David McDivitt

1777 S Harrison St
Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80210

Phone: 303-426-4878

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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