Joseph Riegerix

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Denver, CO

Law Offices of John D. Halepaska, LLC
 | 600 17th St, Suite 2800
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 720-805-1344
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

A Partner at the Law Offices of John D. Halepaska, LLC, Joseph Ryan Riegerix (pronounced rig-uhr-ex) focuses his practice on civil litigation. He works out of the firm’s offices in Denver and provides representation to clients throughout the state of Colorado. Admitted to practice in Colorado since 2019, Mr. Riegerix is also admitted to practice before all Missouri and Illinois state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He is an AV Preeminent Rated attorney by Martindale Hubble and has achieved a remarkable number of awards and accolades during his career.

Many of Mr. Riegerix’s clients are people who have incurred harm due to the negligent acts or omissions of other persons or entities. His caseload in this regard has included incidents involving motorcycle, truck, and automobile crashes, workplace accidents, mass torts, and defective products, and he has been able to obtain jury verdicts as well as negotiated settlements that have produced substantial amounts of compensation for his clients.

Apart from his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Riegerix has also handled litigation involving business disputes, and his experience has additionally encompassed bad faith and other types of insurance coverage matters as well as civil rights issues such as employment discrimination, police brutality, and cruel and unusual punishment to people who have been incarcerated. His successful track record in all of his practice areas has earned him a great deal of acclaim from his colleagues, including an “Excellent” peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Riegerix has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. He is a cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University, and he served on the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law while also clerking for the Presiding Judge of the District Court of Boone County, Missouri before receiving his Juris Doctor in 2013.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
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, Products Liability, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


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Rising Stars: 2018, 2020 - 2021

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About Joseph Riegerix

Admitted: 2013, Colorado

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  • With approximately 1,400,000 licensed attorneys in America, it can be difficult to identify or determine the “best” when choosing a lawyer. Premier Lawyers of America recognizes the select few attorneys who have demonstrated the highest standards of excellence in the practice of law, Premier Lawyers of America: Top 40 Under 40,, 2021
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 – Missouri & Kansas; 2020 – Colorado
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40.  Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Each of our distinguished Top 40 under 40 members strives to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.  It is our mission to promote a unique and professional networking opportunity for young lawyers, while developing progressive ideas to pursue justice for those injured by the negligence of others, to educate the public about the importance of access to courts that are free of bias and undue influence, and to protect the right of trial by jury, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40,, 2021
  • Selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® is by invitation only and is comprised of the nation’s most exceptional trial lawyers for high-value personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters. For initial consideration, an attorney must focus more than 50% of their active legal practice on personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and/or medical malpractice matters. Thereafter, qualifying candidates are ranked using Advanced Data Analytics to evaluate a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, legal achievements, significant personal injury settlements and/or verdicts, peer reputation, and community impact, America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys,, 2021

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2016
  • United States District Court, District Of Colorado, 2020
  • Colorado, 2019
  • Illinois, 2014
  • Missouri, 2013
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2018

Educational Background:

  • B.A. in Philosophy, cum laude - Pepperdine University - Malibu, California, 2010
  • Summer Program on Comparative U.S. & Chinese Law - Shanghai Jian Tong University - Shanghai, China., 2011
  • Summer Program on Jurisprudence and Alternative Dispute Resolution - Universite Nice Sophia-Antipolis - Nice, France, 2012
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Office Location for Joseph Riegerix

600 17th St
Suite 2800
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 720-805-1344

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Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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