James Phillips

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Phillips Legal, P.C.
 | 2701 Lawrence St., Ste. 106
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 720-465-5056
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Appellate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney James Phillips is the founder and owner of Phillips Legal PC in Denver, Colorado. A top-rated trial and appellate attorney with more than 18 years of legal experience, Mr. Phillips represents a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Denver metro region and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Business litigation
    • Civil litigation defense
    • Appeals

    Although he handles all types of complex commercial litigation, Mr. Phillips maintains a particular focus on breaches of contract and business tort claims, such as those arising from alleged consumer protection violations, fraud and theft, as well as trade secret and nondisclosure disputes, partnership disputes, business dissolutions, and more. In addition, he has extensive experience handling matters involving real estate litigation and financial services issues.

    No matter the legal challenges facing his clients, Mr. Phillips provides invaluable counsel and aggressive advocacy to help increase his clients' chances of achieving the positive outcomes they seek. He also has achieved notable success negotiating favorable settlement agreements, and he has earned a reputation for his in-depth knowledge of the law along with his preparedness and tenacity both at trial and during negotiations.

    Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and unwavering commitment to those he serves, Mr. Phillips has earned numerous accolades from his peers, including consistent designation as one of the region's top attorneys in his practice areas since 2010. Moreover, he has received many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 1997 cum laude graduate of the University of Norte Dame, Mr. Phillips obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law in 2001. While in law school, he served as symposium editor for the Denver University Law Review, where he also published an article regarding the disparate treatment of employees and employment discrimination.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Phillips is a member of the Denver Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division, having served on the Executive Council from 2008 to 2015. He is also a member and former president of the Thompson Marsh Inn of Court and a member of the Faculty of Federal Advocates.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Business Litigation
    • 30%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Appeals


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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    About James Phillips

    Admitted: 2001, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: https://phillipslegalpc.com


    • Employment Law: Disparate Treatment Employment Discrimination 77 Denv. U. L. Rev. 483 (2000)
    • Colorado Super Lawyers 2017-present (Rising Star 2010 to 2015)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • CBA High School Mock Trial  – Volunteer coach for Northfield High School 2015-16
    • DBA Young Lawyers Division – Executive Council 2008 to 2012
    • Thompson Marsh Inn of Court - Treasurer , 2016
    • Faculty of Federal Advocates – Member
    • Thompson Marsh Inn of Court – President 2017-2018 (officer since 2011)
    • Thompson Marsh Inn of Court - President elect , 2017
    • Thompson Marsh Inn of Court - President, 2018
    • Thompson Marsh Inn of Court - Secretary, 2015

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    Office Location for James Phillips

    2701 Lawrence St.
    Ste. 106
    Denver, CO 80205

    Phone: 720-465-5056

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    Last Updated: 11/11/2020

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