Sean Dormer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Denver, CO

Dormer Harpring, LLC
 | 950 S Cherry Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 720-773-5386
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Representing small business and individuals in Colorado, Sean Dormer is the founder of Dormer Harpring, LLC, and takes cases related to product liability, traffic accidents, insurance, personal injury, premises liability, criminal defense and legal malpractice. Named in 2018 as one of the Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Mr. Dormer has an Avvo “Superb” rating, is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Fluent in French and English, Mr. Dormer is a member of the Rhone Brackett Inn of Court, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. At the University of California, Berkeley, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree before attending the University of Colorado Law School, where he obtained a Juris Doctor. While in law school, he was an active participant in the Student Bar Association and the Student Trial Lawyers Association.

Perhaps the most influential experience of his educational career was a brief time in the law school’s Defense Clinic as a student attorney. Mr. Dormer was able to represent clients facing immigration and criminal charges even when they could not afford legal representation, giving him a passion for trial work.

Admitted to practice in Colorado since 2012, Mr. Dormer has created a firm with high-quality legal representation and resources that still makes clients feel at home. One of Mr. Dormer’s largest cases involved a slip-and-fall accident that resulted in a $2.1 million settlement for his client. As he only takes a small number of cases and he offers a personalized touch, every client is treated to a customized strategy and approach to their case.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

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, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Sean Dormer

Admitted: 2012, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://denvertrial.com/who-we-are/sean-dormer/

Honors/Awards:

  • Sean was named to the Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in September of 2018. To be considered for selection, an attorney must have litigated (for either plaintiff or defendant) a matter (1) with at least $2,000,000 in alleged damages at stake or (2) with the fate of a business worth at least $2,000,000 at stake. These minimum qualifications are required for initial consideration. Thereafter, candidates are carefully screened through comprehensive Qualitative Comparative Analysis based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant case results, representative high stakes matters, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state. Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators ® . With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of attorneys in the community., America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2018
  • Sean is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Established in 1993, this is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. It’s primary purpose is to recognize the skills, experience and accomplishments of trial lawyers who have won large and complex cases. Its members have won million and multi-million dollar cases on behalf of their clients., Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • Sean is also recognized as one of The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 for Personal Injury. Membership is by invitation only and is extended to the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, influence, reputation, stature and public profile. It’s mission is to promote 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., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2018 and 2019
  • Public Interest Student Association’s Representative to the Student Bar Association
  • President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Rhone Brackett Inn of Court, 2014
  • American Association for Justice, 2013
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Kate v. Dillon Companies, Inc. - $1.772 million verdict, resulting in $2.1 million settlement. Slip-and-fall accident in a King Soopers store. Pre-existing pain in same area of the body, one month before accident. Accident-related treatment included two knee surgeries and past and future lumbar spine radiofrequency ablations., 2017

Videos:

  • Intro to Dormer Harpring., 2017

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts
  • Cherry Creek High School

Industry Groups

  • We Only Represent Individuals And Small Businesses.
Office Location for Sean Dormer

950 S Cherry Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80246

Phone: 720-773-5386

 

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Last Updated: 10/30/2018

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