S. Jane Mitchell

Of Counsel

Trained and experienced as a critical care nurse, Ms. Mitchell applies her extensive knowledge of all aspects of medicine in her defense of medical professionals. She has successfully defended physicians, hospitals and nurses in medical malpractice cases throughout Colorado and Florida. She served on a team of lawyers acting as national counsel for a pharmaceutical company in prescription drug litigation throughout the United States, and represented the U.S. subsidiary and foreign parent corporations in state and federal court. She has successfully represented a variety of health care providers in professional licensing matters.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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


JD: University of Florida College of Law, 1986, Order of the Coif
BA: University of South Florida, 1983, Chemistry
AS: Hillsborough Community College, Nursing



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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Fellow, University of Florida Legal Research and Writing Program
  • University of Florida Law Review
  • Estate of Ford v. Eicher, 220 P.3d 939 (Colo. App. 2008)
  • McDaniels v. Laub, 186 P.3d 86 (Colo. App. 2008)
  • Smith v. Belle Bonfils Mem. Blood Ctr., 976 P.2d 344 (Colo. App. 1998)
Professional Associations
  • University of Colorado Program in Healthcare, Ethics and Law
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars

She has been an instructor for the University of Colorado Program in Health Care, Ethics and Law, and frequently lectures to health care providers on a variety of topics.

Business & Community Service
  • 9 News Health Fair
  • Food Bank of the Rockies