Michael A. Paul


Michael Paul is a dynamic lawyer who handles complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the Rocky Mountain Region.  He focuses his practice on general liability, construction, product liability, asbestos, and professional liability disputes at the trial and appellate levels.

He serves as regional counsel for national insurers and has successfully defended a wide variety of businesses in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa.  He currently serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2005
  • Nebraska, 2008
  • Iowa, 2003
  • 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 Iowa College of Law, 2003
Summer Law Program:
University of Bordeaux, Arcachon, France, 2001
BA: University of Iowa, 2000, Political Science, with a minor in Business and an emphasis in Law and Politics



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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Construction Litigation, 2020
Professional Associations
  • ALFA International – Construction Practice Group
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance – Premium Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyer
  • William E. Doyle Inn of Court
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Co-Author, “Colorado Chapter of Construction Practice Group Compendium,” ALFA International, May 2018
  • Author, “Iowa Chapter of Reporting Requirements in Claims Against Accountants Compendium,” Professional Liability Defense Federation, July 2017
  • Co-Author, “Colorado Chapter of Construction Practice Group Compendium,” ALFA International, May 2014
  • Co-Author, “How to Make the Most out of Court Required Mediation,” Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, May, 2012
  • Co-Author, “Colorado Construction Litigation and Coverage,” Hall & Evans’ Design and Construction Practice Group, 2010
Business & Community Service
  • Colorado Youth for a Change, Board of Directors