Michael W. Jones

Of 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


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


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



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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2011-2022
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Top 100 Lawyers in Colorado, 2019
  • 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
  • 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