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Christopher R. Reeves

Mr. Reeves has over 21 years of experience investigating, arbitrating, and litigating tort, regulatory, environmental, product liability and toxic/mass tort actions throughout the Country at both the trial and appellate levels. His experience includes representing clients in education, law enforcement, medical, oil and gas, technology, and energy industries. He has appeared before administrative, trial and appellate courts on issues related to due process, civil liberties, OSHA violations, employment, insurance, personal injury, and contract disputes. Mr. Reeves is often asked to provide testimony before the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado General Assembly, and the Senate on proposed Rules and legislation related to the rules of evidence, civil torts, diversity, and dependency and neglect. In the course of his career, Mr. Reeves has been lead counsel for more than 35 jury trials to verdict. He has also successfully represented clients before Colorado, Georgia, and Wyoming State and Federal appellate courts. Mr. Reeves started his trial counsel career as a public defender, wherein he handled due process, equal protection, constitutional violations, and similar issues. He volunteers with the Colorado Bar Association’s Federal Pro Se Clinic providing free legal advice to litigants.

Mr. Reeves is the past president of Colorado’s civil defense bar, the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association. He is also active in multiple legal organizations, including being on the board of the Colorado Judicial Institute, the Faculty of Federal Advocates, and a committee member to the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado LGBTQ Bar Association. Mr. Reeves focuses his bar activities on improving the well-being of the Bar and advancing diversity initiatives for the Bar and the bench. As a foster and adoptive parent, he is on the board of a mental health non-profit focused on family and children services in Colorado. He also teaches and presents on dependency and neglect laws and proposed legislation.

Prior to entering practice, Mr. Reeves clerked for Chief Administrative Law Judge Ronnie A. Yoder, at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he was responsible for handling DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations violations. Mr. Reeves received his J.D. in 2001 from Vermont Law School, where he also received his Masters of Law in Environmental Law and served as the Editor for the Journal of Environmental Law and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Reeves received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina in 1998, where he was a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honors Society.

Licensed to practice in Georgia, Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado, Mr. Reeves has been named Super Lawyer in Georgia since 2007 and in Colorado since 2013. Mr. Reeves has published in law reviews and other legal publications and frequently teaches on various legal topics.

Mr. Reeves is licensed and actively practices in Colorado, Georgia, Utah, and Wyoming.




Awards & Honors

Exceptional Performance Citation – Defense Research Institute (DRI) (2020)

Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star – Environmental Law (2013-2015)

Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star – Environmental Law (2007-2012)

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