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Eric M. Kirby

Eric Kirby is a litigation attorney who focuses primarily on construction law, commercial disputes, professional liability defense, and insurance law.  Mr. Kirby worked in the construction industry before attending law school and brings real world experience and understanding of construction projects to his work.  Mr. Kirby is fluent in Spanish.

Before joining our firm, Mr. Kirby was a judicial clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer and worked for two years as a deputy clerk in the civil division for the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.  He also served as a clerk for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., under Senator Orrin G. Hatch.

Areas of practice

  • Construction law
  • Professional liability
  • Insurance defense
  • Trusts and estates

Admitted to practice

  • Colorado
  • Utah
  • Wyoming
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah
  • United States District Court for the District of Wyoming


  • Rising Star in the 2012 and 2013 edition of Colorado Law & Politics


  • University of Denver, Juris Doctorate, 2007
  • University of Denver, master’s degree in Administration
  • Southern Utah University, B.A., 2003

Professional associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Denver County Bar Association
  • Central Utah Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

Special accomplishments

  • Obtained a Diploma de Español de los Negocios (Spanish Diploma in Business) from the Universidad de Alcalá y La Cámara Oficial de Comercio e Industria de Madrid

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