Duncan L. Griffiths

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Lone Tree, CO

Griffiths Law PC
 | 10375 Park Meadows Drive, Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Phone: 303-858-8090
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (50%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
Attorney Profile

Known among peers and clients for his ability to adeptly navigate construction litigation and insurance coverage issues, Duncan L. Griffiths is a shareholder at Gutterman Griffiths in Littleton, Colorado. He has the ability to blend compassion for a client’s situation with an aggressive pursuit of a fair and just outcome. Having represented people ranging from business owners and companies to homeowners and homeowners associations, he is able to view an issue from all sides and present a compelling argument on his client’s behalf.

Mr. Griffiths received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Colorado in 2007. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 2010 from the University of Colorado Law School.

At his practice today, Mr. Griffiths develops creative strategies for resolving complex disputes. His approach to the cases he handles has resulted in more than $50 million in damages for his clients. For example, when a national builder did not install firewalls according to code, Mr. Griffiths recovered a $2.6 million award through arbitration. Successes like this are part of the reason why Mr. Griffiths holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Griffiths is a member of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas. He is also a published author, having written an article for Common Interest Magazine.

When he is not with clients, Mr. Griffiths enjoys spending time with his wife traveling the world and playing ice hockey and golf.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Family Law (20%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Civil Litigation (20%)

Insurance Coverage (10%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Duncan Griffiths

Admitted: 2010, Colorado

Professional Webpage: www.griffithslawpc.com

Honors/Awards:

  • Clinical Services Award, University of Colorado Law School, 2010
  • Minnesota Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Stars 
  • Colorado Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Star 
  • Awarded Clinical Service Award for pro-bono service in legal aid clinic at University of Colorado Law School, 2010
  • Awarded Committee Chair of the Year by the Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter, 2016
  • Selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Community Associations Institute - Southern Colorado Chapter - Education Committee Chair, 2017
  • Community Association Institute - Southern Colorado Chapter - Education Committee Chair, 2016
  • Community Association Institute Southern Colorado Chapter, Education Committee Member , 2015
  • Community Association Institute Southern Colorado Chapter, Education Committee Member, 2014
  • Member of Community Association Institute (CAI), 2013
  • Member of the Denver Bar Association, 2012
  • Member of the Colorado Bar Association, 2012
  • Texas Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • CASA Jefferson Gilpin Counties - Board of Directors , 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Article published in the Denver Business Journal after interviewing Duncan Griffiths about the impact of the Vallagio decision on construction defect claims.  , Author, Tia Zavaras and Duncan Griffiths Weigh in on Vallagio Decision , Denver Business Journal , 2018
  • Article published in Trial Talk that discussed the basics about commercial general liability insurance policies for construction defect claims.  , Author, The Basics of Insurance Law for Construction Attorneys, Trial Talk , Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Moderator, CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop, Community Associations Institute, 2017
  • Co-author, Fronterra Village Multifamily Community Association, Inc. v. Pulte Home Corporation: A Case Study, Common Interests, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Community Associations Institute, Construction / Common Interest Communities, 2012
  • Navigating Insurance By Thinking Like a Lawyer, Common Interests Magazine, Community Association’s Institute, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, 2007

Industry Groups

  • Breach Of Contract
  • Breach Of Fiduciary Duty
  • Complex Divorce
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Consumer Protection
  • Fraud
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Duncan L. Griffiths

10375 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Phone: 303-858-8090

 

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Last Updated: 10/10/2018

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