Michael W. Jones

Senior Counsel

Mr. Jones’ litigation practice emphasizes professional liability, product liability and defense of catastrophic injury cases. In the area of medical malpractice, he regularly defends chiropractors, physicians, and nurses, and represents health care institutions including hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, and medical research programs. Mr. Jones has tried cases throughout Colorado and has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving claims of injury to cervical and lumbar discs, strokes as a result of manipulation, sexual misconduct, aggravation of congenital conditions such as Arnold Chiari malformations, bowel infection following surgery, and failure to diagnose and treat asthma resulting in death.

His product liability experience includes the representation of numerous manufacturers. Mr. Jones has extensive experience in lawsuits involving such diverse products as firearms, sports, equipment, material, and personnel hoists, punch presses, and plastic injection molding machines. He utilizes his experience in medical and products matters in the defense of medical device manufacturers for such products as pedicle screws, latex, surgical instruments and prescription drugs.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1975
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Location

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

Education

JD: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1974, Associate Editor, Denver Law Journal
BA: Duke University, 1972, cum laude

Contact

jonesm@hallevans.com

More About
Michael

Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2011-2018
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates, Colorado Chapter President, 2002
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Annual Meeting Program Chair, 1994
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
    • President, 1991-1992
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
    • Vice Chair, Health Care Section
    • Trial Tactics Chair, 1990-1993
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars

Mr. Jones frequently lectures on trial tactics and procedures, where he has addressed a variety of topics including handling malpractice cases and medical device suits and dealing with expert witnesses. He is a coauthor and one of the featured speakers on “Handling Sympathy in Jury Trials,” a videotape produced and distributed by the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.