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Areas of Concentration

David Struthers has been practicing law for thirty-four years and has been involved with or represented hundreds of clients and a wide variety of cases of every size and description. This includes a broad range of individuals, nonprofit entities, families, businesses, homeowner associations and employees in matters such as: personal injury claims, catastrophic-injury railroad and products liability claims; auto litigation of every size and dimension; insurance bad faith claims; health club and sports-related injuries caused by the negligence of others or by dismal product design; probate litigation matters from fiduciary accountability and advice to will and trust disputes to issues of capacity and other manifestations of the human condition surrounding estates, aging and injury. Mr. Struthers has also been engaged in or for: various employment and wage loss matters; collection actions; wrongful death claims; administrative matters; premises liability claims; legal representation for individual law enforcement officers, business disputes; real estate and contract disputes, and Title VII claims for sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, ethnic, religious, and racial discrimination, and age-related and ADA claims. His appellate experience includes writing for and arguing before the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Colorado College, B.A. Political Science, 1975

Professional Experience

  • Arts Management: Director, The Colorado Chautauqua, a 55-member professional, touring, performing and visual arts festival sponsored by the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities
  • Assistant Manager and Summer Symphony Manager, Colorado Springs Symphony
  • Production Manager and Lead Dancer, Nutcracker Ballet, Colorado College and Colorado Springs Symphony
  • Director and Panel Facilitator, Art in Public Places Program, Grants Administrator, Touring Resources Director,Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities, Dean Robert Yegge, Chairman, Mr. Robert Sheets, CEO
  • Controller, AEON Electronics, Denver
  • Accountant/Bookkeeper, Dance Theatre Seattle

Notable Cases and Representative Transactions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • Frequent Presenter, Trust and Estate Section Colorado Bar Association
  • Trusts and Estates Section, CBA, various committees
  • Committee Member, Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee, Senator John Evans
  • Board Member, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, six years
  • CTLA Executive Committee Member, Convention Chairperson, Peoples’ Law School, Chairman
  • Eagle Committee CTLA
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Colorado, Denver and Arapahoe County Bar Associations
  • Pro Bono Lead Counsel Committee, Berthoud Bus Crash Litigation. Leland Anderson, Lead Counsel
  • Legal Counsel, Homestead-in-the-Willows Homeowners Association, September, 2007- 2013