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Edward M. Allen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Allen & Curry, P.C.
1125 17th Street, Suite 1275
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-955-6185
Fax: 720-612-4882
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, State, Local & Municipal
Attorney Profile

Edward M. Allen is an attorney, shareholder and current president at Allen & Curry, P.C., in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Allen focuses his practice on commercial and general civil litigation, with an emphasis in construction, representing Colorado clients in matters involving commercial disputes, construction litigation and professional liability. He has handled cases involving construction contract disputes, construction defects, municipal liability, premises liability and products liability.

Mr. Allen holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Colorado Boulder and earned his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law. Before practicing in commercial and construction litigation, he gained valuable legal experience by serving as a judicial clerk.

Mr. Allen has been admitted to practice law in Colorado since 1992 and is also licensed before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. In addition to being a seasoned litigator, he is experienced in alternative dispute resolution techniques such as arbitration and mediation.

A respected member of the legal community, Mr. Allen has achieved an AV Preeminent* rating from the respected peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with his peers in the legal community by authoring and co-authoring articles on the topic of construction law and speaking on topics, including commercial and general liability claims.

Passionate about participating in professional organizations, Mr. Allen is an active member of the Colorado Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Associated General Contractors, Defense Research Institute and the Denver Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%State, Local & Municipal
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, State, Local & Municipal Litigation


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022

About Edward M. Allen

First Admitted: 1992, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Pham v. OSP Consultants, Inc.,992 P.2d 657 (Colo. App. 1999)
  • Pham v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,70 P.3d 567 (Colo. App. 2003)
  • JW Constr. v. Elliott, 253 P.3d 1265 (Colo. App. 2011)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Colorado
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Colorado Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Defense Research Institute
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Denver Bar Association


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Avvo Rating - Superb

Educational Background

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, B.S., Business administration, 1989

Industry Groups

  • Construction
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Office Location for Edward M. Allen

1125 17th Street
Suite 1275
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-955-6185

Fax: 720-612-4882

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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