Stephanie A. Montague

Special Counsel

Ms. Montague focuses on first-party insurance bad faith litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and other tort liability cases in both state and federal courts. She has expertise in sales, marketing and coverage matters for personal and commercial lines of insurance, emphasizing lawyers’ professional liability, motor vehicle, and homeowners insurance. Her experience includes all phases of civil litigation from discovery and pre-trial matters, trials, mediations, arbirtations, and appeals at the state and federal levels.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Location

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

Education

JD: University of Denver College of Law, 1995
BA: University of Texas at Austin, 1991, Government

Contact

montagues@hallevans.com

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Stephanie

Career Distinctions & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell®, Distinguished Peer Review Rated

Decisions
  • Pompa v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 506 F. Supp. 2d 412 (D.Colo. 2007)
  • American Standard Ins. Co. v. Savainano, 298 F. Supp. 2d 1092 (D.Colo. 2003)
Appeals
  • State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Stein, 940 P.2d 384 (Colo. 1997)
  • Carlisle v. Farmers Ins. Exch., 946 P.2d 555 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Martinez v. Allstate, 961 P.2d 531 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Travelers v. Mid-Century Ins. Co., 961 P. 2d 509 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Mid-Century Ins. Co. v. Travelers, 982 P.2d 310 (Colo. 1999)
  • Fazio v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 520 F.3d 1139 (10th Cir. 2008)
  • Browning v. Am. Fam. Mut. Ins. Co., 396 Fed. Appx. 496 (10th Cir. 2010)
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Associaiton
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
License

Licensed Colorado Property and Casualty Insurance Producer, 2008-2014

Business & Community Service
  • Volunteer, Attorney Auditor and Monitor Program, Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation, 2011-present
  • Volunteer, Mentoring Program, University of Denver Strum College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 2012-present
  • Volunteer Judge, DU/CU Transactional Negotiation Competition, University of Denver Strum College of Law, October 2014
  • Volunteer, Cory-Merrill Coalition Representative for School Improvement Grant 2010-2011
  • Volunteer, Skyline Soccer Association, Denver Colorado, 2011-present
  • Volunteer, Merrill Middle School, Parent Teacher Organization, Denver Colorado 2013-present
  • Volunteer, University Park Elementary School, Parent Teacher Organization, Denver, Colorado, 2007-present