Mary K. Lanning

Special Counsel

Ms. Lanning’s practice focuses on medical malpractice defense and health care law. Ms. Lanning defends all types of licensed professionals, including insurance agents. She has represented physicians, nurses, hospitals, and other professionals at all stages of litigation, including trial and appeals, in both state and federal courts.

Ms. Lanning regularly participates in presentations to healthcare professionals and entities on litigation topics.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circiut
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Location

Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202

Education

JD: University of Colorado School of Law, 2002
BA: University of Colorado, 1999, History

Contact

lanningm@hallevans.com

More About
Mary

Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Colorado Super Lawyer, “Rising Star,” 2010 & 2012
  • Resource Editor, University of Colorado Law Review, Volume 73
Decisions
  • Marcellot v. Exempla, Inc., 317 P.3d 1275 (Colo.App. 2012)
  • Estate of Guido v. Exempla, Inc., 292 P.3d 996 (Colo.App. 2012)
Professional Associations
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Colorado Healthcare-Associated Risk Managers
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Speaker, “Legal Issues for Nurse Educators,” Centura Health Nurse Educator Conference, June 2018
  • Speaker, “72 Hour Holds in Emergency Departments,” Colorado Healthcare-Associated Risk Managers Spring Meeting, May 2017
  • Presentation, “Colorado’s I’m Sorry Statute,” Centura Health, February 2017
  • Presentation, “Defense of Behavioral Health Cases: Lessons for Post-Event Risk Management Investigation,” November 2015
  • Note, “The Unnecessary Alternate Juror,” published in Volume 73, Issue 3, University of Colorado Law Review, 2002
Business & Community Service

Ms. Lanning is co-chair of the Hall & Evans Pro Bono Committee. She is also an active supporter of groups promoting the adoption of shelter animals.