H. Keith Jarvis

H. Keith Jarvis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Markusson Green & Jarvis
 | 1660 Lincoln St., Suite 2950
Denver, CO 80264
Phone: 303-572-4200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile
Mr. Jarvis began his legal career in Norfolk, Virginia where he practiced insurance and maritime defense until 1981. At that time, he joined the legal department of Johns Manville Corporation, where he supervised Manville's defense of personal injury asbestos litigation for the southern United States. He returned to private practice in 1984. Since then, he has been responsible for complex litigation involving construction, major personal injury and property damage claims. His practice focuses on defending construction defect lawsuits against general contractors, developers, subcontractors, and material suppliers. He also successfully defends products liability, fire cause and origin, medical products liability, toxic tort, and environmental litigation. Furthermore, he has worked as a mediator to resolve construction defect matters.

About Keith Jarvis

Admitted: 1977, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://mgjlaw.com/attorney/h-keith-jarvis/

Honors and Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court
  • Member of Council on Litigation Management, Construction Committee
  • Member of Council on Litigation Management, ADR Committee
  • Member of Council on Litigation Management, Product Liability Committee  
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Magazine article regarding essential steps when beginning defense of Complex Litigation, Co-Author, Starting A Complex Case Right, Litigation Management Magazine
  • A presentation to a national insurance carrier regarding all phases of claims including handling and trial.  , Construction Defect , Insurance
  • A presentation to the Defense Research Institute. A discussion of how Hedonic damages are treated nationally, which are an unusual type of damage not usually allowed.  It is in wrongful death cases.  What is the value to the deceased of never seeing the sun rise again, never hold his child, never seeing his child graduate.  Most states do not allow it as it is terribly speculative and subject wild highs., Hedonic Damages - What is the value of life?, Insurance Defense

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV(R) Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1973

Industry Groups

  • Insurance Defense
  • Office Location for H. Keith Jarvis

    1660 Lincoln St.
    Suite 2950
    Denver, CO 80264


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