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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
Fax: 303-858-8181
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Consumer (50%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Family Law (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 Griffiths Law PC in Lone Tree, 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
  • 50%Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Family Law
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
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

10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2022

About Duncan L. Griffiths

First Admitted: 2010, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.griffithslawpc.com/attorneys/duncan-griffiths/

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Educational Background

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 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
  • Moderator, CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop, Community Associations Institute, 2017
  • 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

Honors/Awards

  • , The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation , The Best Lawyers in America©, 2022
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Clinical Services Award, University of Colorado Law School, 2010
  • , The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation , The Best Lawyers in America©, 2021
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2020
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2019
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2018
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2017
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2016
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2015
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2014
  • , Top Litigator, Law Week Magazine, 2021
  • Minnesota Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Stars , Rising Star, Minnesota Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Stars , 2012
  • Awarded Committee Chair of the Year by the Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter, Committee Chair of the Year , Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter, 2016
  • Selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2016
  • Awarded Clinical Service Award for pro-bono service in legal aid clinic at University of Colorado Law School, Clinical Service Award for pro-bono service in legal aid clinic, University of Colorado Law School, 2010
  • Colorado Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Star , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service

  • CASA Jefferson Gilpin Counties - Board of Directors , 2017

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Obtained a jury verdict of $250,000 in fraud and breach of contract civil case., 2019

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

Fax: 303-858-8181

Last Updated: 10/2/2021

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