Phil Harding

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Denver, CO

Harding & Associates, P.C.
 | 730 17th Street, Suite 650
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-762-9500
Fax: 303-399-9689
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Phil Harding founded his Denver law firm, Harding & Associates, P.C., in 1995. In the more than 29 years that have passed since his firm's doors first opened, Mr. Harding has helped countless clients from the Denver metropolitan area and surrounding eastern Colorado achieve justice through civil litigation. He regularly represents clients' interests in cases involving the following:

    • Personal injury, including automobile accidents
    • Wrongful death
    • Auto - pedestrian accidents
    • Trucking accidents
    • Sexual harassment
    • Corporate representation
    • Slip and fall cases
    • Premises liability cases

    Mr. Harding began his legal career in 1991 after earning his law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law and his approval to practice law in the state of Colorado. Prior to founding his firm, he spent five years gaining valuable trial experience while working as an associate attorney at large litigation firms in the Denver area.

    Since 1995, attorney Harding has earned a reputation as a formidable opponent in the courtroom. He has secured a number of settlements and verdicts for his clients, including many multimillion-dollar jury verdicts in wrongful death cases.

    Mr. Harding is a member of the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is a prestigious group that comprises only 1 percent of the nation's attorneys, all of whom must have secured at least $1 million for a client in a settlement or verdict. He has also received an AV-Preeminent* peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he holds a "Superb" Avvo rating. Mr. Harding has also been selected as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado by the National Trial Lawyers Association for eleven years in a row.

    Mr. Harding can be seen weekly on Fox31 and CW2 as "ask the attorney" as well as heard on KNUS news radio on the George Show with George Brauchler.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

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    About Phil Harding

    Admitted: 1991, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: https://www.hlaw.org/phil-harding/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in COlorado, https://thenationaltriallawyers.org/profile-view/Phil/Harding/2910/ , 2019
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, https://thenationaltriallawyers.org/profile-view/Phil/Harding/2910/, 2020
    • Life member - Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges 1984-85
    • Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1993
    • Patent #6,067,012 awarded to Phil Harding, 2000
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2010
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2013
    • American Society of Legal Advocates, Member
    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2017
    • Top 100 trial lawyers in Colorado., The National Trial Lawyers Association
    • Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges 1985-86
    • Who's Who in American Law 1996/97
    • AV Rated Lawyer - Martindale Hubbell
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2011
    • Super Lawyers®, 2012 and 2013
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Colorado , 2014
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2016
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2018
    • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1995
    • Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1992
    • Personalities of America for Contributions to Business and Law, 1998
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2009
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado, 2012
    • Weekly "Ask the Attorney" on Denver's TV station KWGN Colorado's Best
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado , 2015
    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Colorado Bar, 1991
    • United States Supreme Court, 1994
    • Member, Arapahoe Bar Association, 1995
    • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002
    • Member, Colorado Bar Association
    • United States District Court, 1992

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Monthly Free Legal Clinic at Agape Christian Church in Five Points
    • International Director, Englewood Rotary, 1999-2004
    • Englewood Rotary, 1997 to present
    • President, Englewood Rotary, 2005-2006
    • Director, Positive Coaching, 1996 - 2003
    • Free monthly legal clinic at Agape Christian Church (an inner city church in Denver), 2017

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $7,700,000 judgment on wrongful death. $5,000,000.00 judgment on theft/fraud, $4,000,000 verdict on wrongful death - Offer before trial was $57,500, $3,000,000.00 jury verdict wrongful death claims- Offer before trial $25,000, $1,900,000.00 judgment breach of duty, $750,000.00 settlement on malpractice/negligence claim, $400,000.00 settlement breach of duty, $395,000.00 settlement employment dispute, $330,000.00 settlement in premises liability claim, $325,000.00 settlement slip and fall, $250,000.00 settlement motor vehicle injury, $200,000.00 settlement disability/insurance denial, $170,000.00 settlement motor vehicle injury, $120,000.00 settlement ERISA/disability claim, $110,175.46 judgment on fraud, $107,000.00 jury verdict on motor vehicle collision (most offered before trial was $3,500). $1.9 Million dollar settlement on a bicycle case.

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Harding Steel, C.E.O.

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Colorado, B.A., Chemistry, 1986
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    Office Location for Phil Harding

    730 17th Street
    Suite 650
    Denver, CO 80202

    Phone: 303-762-9500

    Fax: 303-399-9689

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