Jacob R. Woods


Jacob Woods is a solution-focused trial attorney who is committed to helping his clients achieve the best possible outcome. Jacob’s transportation practice centers on railroad real estate matters. Jacob also concentrates in handling claims under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA), the Safety Appliance Act, and the Locomotive Inspection Act, as well as occupational claims and grade crossing accidents.

In addition to his transportation practice, Jacob has extensive experience handling wrongful death and serious injury tort claims, with an emphasis in premises and products liability, and recreational outfitter cases. Jacob has obtained highly favorable outcomes for his clients at trial and in pre-trial motions practice.

Prior to joining Hall & Evans in 2019, Jacob served as a Deputy District Attorney for eight years in El Paso County and Adams County, two of Colorado’s busiest jurisdictions. As a prosecutor he tried over seventy jury trials. His prosecution experience includes first-degree murder cases, robberies, burglaries, felony level vehicular cases, and narcotics and property crimes. Jacob also assisted with training programs for new attorneys, law enforcement cadets, probation officers, and citizens.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


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


JD: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2010
BA: Colorado State University, 2007, Speech Communication



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Professional Experience
  • Deputy District Attorney, 17th Judicial District, Brighton, CO, 2013 – 2019
  • Deputy District Attorney, 4th Judicial District, Colorado Springs, CO, 2011 – 2013
  • Legal Intern, Buckley Air Force Base, 2009
  • Legal Intern, 2nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Denver, CO, 2009
Business & Community Service
  • Renewal Church, Leadership Team, 2017 – Present
Other Activities
  • In his spare time, Jacob enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is also an avid cyclist, skier, and runner, and is actively involved in his local church.