Lisa F. Mickley


Ms. Mickley provides clients with sophisticated coverage analysis and advice, as well as vigorously defending them against contract and extra contractual claims. She offers experience in a wide range of commercial and personal lines, including general liability, financial lines, auto, homeowners, and excess policies, as well as public entity coverage. She enjoys long-term working relationships with her clients, assisting them in all phases of a claim, from assessment at the claim stage, pre-litigation planning, and litigation, when necessary, all with an eye toward efficient and cost-effective resolution.

Licensed in both Colorado and Texas and practicing more than 20 years, she has considerable litigation experience in a wide variety of matters in addition to coverage, including: personal injury, products liability, wrongful death, premises liability, professional liability, contract disputes, and construction defects.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1994
  • Texas, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


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


JD: S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1992
BS: University of Texas at Dallas, 1989, Economics and Finance


More About

  • Recent victories include: dismissal asserting First Amendment Right to Petition on behalf of public entity, affirmed by 10th Circuit, CSMN Investments, LLC v. Cordillera Metropolitan District; summary judgment on claim under commercial auto policy, New Hampshire Insurance Company v. Key Lime Air, Inc.
Professional Associations
  • ALFA International, Insurance Practice Group
  • Center for Legal Inclusiveness, Board of Directors
  • Pledge to Diversity
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Co-Author, “The Handbook on Additional Insureds,” ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Chapter 9 – Choice of Law; Anti-indemnity Provisions; Insurability of Punitive Damages, 2018
  • Speaker, “Current Trends in E&O and D&O,” ALFA International, June 2016
    Speaker, “Using Mentoring Programs to Promote Diversity and Inclusion,” National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference, May 2016
  • Speaker, “Cyber Coffee Talk,” Hosted by Hub International, May 2016
  • Speaker, “It is Bound to Happen-Managing Losses for the Inevitable Data Breach,” ALFA International, March 2015
  • Speaker,”Rescission and Reformation Claims: Best Practices,” ALFA International, June 2014
  • Speaker, “Diversity and Inclusion: The Changing Face of Outside Counsel,” ALFA International, March 2014