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CDLA Annual Conference Sponsors

Please support the following vendors who have registered for the 2021 conference:

 

DIAMOND Sponsor/Coffee Station/Golf Box Lunches

Judicial Arbiter Group

The JAG staff of arbiters is composed exclusively of former judges, who bring a wealth of dispute resolution and litigation management experience. Our mission is to provide the legal and business communities, on a local and national basis, with quality, cost effective, efficient and wide-ranging professional dispute resolution, litigation assistance and education programs. Tens of thousands of individuals and businesses have benefited from our effective alternative dispute resolution and litigation management services.

https://www.jaginc.com

 

DIAMOND Sponsor/Friday Night Dinner

Vocational Diagnostics, Inc.

With more than three decades of experience, our team at Vocational Diagnostics, Inc. has garnered a reputation as the leader in medical and vocational forensic damages assessment. We are retained to serve as life care planning and vocational experts and consultants in a variety of plaintiff and defense cases including but not limited to personal injury, medical negligence/malpractice, pediatric, birth injury, toxic torts, environmental injury, product liability, labor and employment, and family law/domestic relations. Working for both plaintiff and defense attorneys enables us to gain a broad perspective of the case and our role. We can determine lost wages, diminished earning capacity, and future care needs for children and adults of all ages.

https://www.vocationaldiagnostics.com

 

DIAMOND Sponsor

Jacqueline Bloink, LLC

Jacqueline Bloink has worked on the business side of healthcare since 1994. She holds an MBA in Healthcare Management and is a Registered Healthcare Information Administrator (RHIA.) These educational degrees coupled with work experience in healthcare and certifications of CFE, CPC, CHC, CPCO and CMRS assist her with complex legal cases involving healthcare fraud and reasonable value of healthcare services. Jacqueline has been a co-contributor/presenter with CMS and the OIG on a national compliance webinar and has presented to peers during national conferences – such as ACFE, AAPC, AMBA and HCCA. She is an adjunct professor for the University of Arizona where she teaches the class she designed on the subject of Healthcare Compliance and Fraud. Recipient of the Arizona ACFE Sentinel Award for Truth Over Self in 2015.

 

GOLD Sponsor/Thursday Night Opening Reception

JAMS

JAMS mediators and arbitrators successfully resolve cases ranging in size, industry and complexity, typically achieving results more efficiently and cost effectively than through litigation. JAMS neutrals are skilled in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including mediation, arbitration, special master, discovery referee, project neutral, and dispute review board work.

https://www.jamsadr.com

 

SILVER Sponsor/Lunch & Learn/Bev Cart

Braddy Investigative Group

When you partner with Braddy Investigative Group, no undertaking is too complex, and no detail too small to merit consideration. Over the years, we've been instrumental in lending a discreet and accurate investigative approach that translates into conclusive results, which are vital to meeting the expectations of our clients.

 

SILVER Sponsor/Lunch & Learn

ARCCA Incorporated

We specialize in figuring out what happened, or what could happen, over a wide range of situations and from the viewpoint of multiple technical disciplines. When clients have questions about a project, case, or claim and need an expert to analyze the facts and circumstances, ARCCA can help.

 

BRONZE Sponsor/Breakfast

Nelson Forensics

Nelson Forensics is a multi-discipline investigation and consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering (architectural, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical), forensic architecture, chemistry and environmental science, and cost estimating. With licensed and registered experts nationwide, Nelson Forensics offers unparalleled support to the insurance and legal arenas. Please visit our website at www.nelsonforensics.com or call us at 877-850-8765.

https://www.nelsonforensics.com

 

AB Litigation Services

AB Litigation Services. has been part of the Colorado litigation services community since 1960. Over the past 6 decades we have steadily grown into one of the largest and most reputable court reporting and "A-Z" litigation support service firms in Colorado and throughout the U.S. We are large enough to handle the most challenging litigation demands, yet remain a Colorado family-owned and operated business that focuses on providing personalized attention to each of our clients. We are there wherever you need us with national and international coverage.

Court Reporting / eDiscovery / Disclosure Management / Document Services / Process Serving / Transcription / Translation / Interpreting / Jury Consulting / Community Attitude Survey / Community Character Mapping / Trial Presentation / Mediation / Arbitration

 

Young & Associates

 

BRONZE Sponsor/Break

Delta |v| Forensic Engineers

In the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident, you need a forensic engineering firm that can act fast—without sacrificing accuracy. At DELTA |v|, our rapid response teams are ready to deploy, whenever and wherever collisions happen. We combine unmatched forensic expertise and objectivity with groundbreaking technology to bring our clients the fastest and most precise insights available. Our team has investigated thousands of accidents around the country, translating evidence into compelling testimony and helping clients through every step of the legal process. When time and accuracy matter most, trust DELTA |v|.

https://www.deltavinc.com/

 

Ponderosa Associates

Ponderosa Associates is a technical consulting company offering the services of licensed engineers, scientists and other technical experts. Since 1974 we have provided prompt, highly qualified assistance to the legal, industrial and insurance communities worldwide.

https://www.ponderosa-assoc.com

 

Nederveld

Nederveld Inc. is an integrity-driven firm that does amazing forensic engineering and fire investigation work. We are known for our multiple service offerings, large coverage area, and great work with outstanding service. Every day we are helping people with component testing, storm-related damage, collision analysis, large and small fire investigations, explosions, product and mechanical evaluations, roofing and structural issues, water intrusion and mold, electrical evaluations, and much, much more.

 

BRONZE Sponsor/Exhibitor/Golf

MDD Forensic Accountants

MDD's forensic accountants provide litigation services and expert witness testimony in courts, arbitrations and mediations around the world. Time and again, our assessments have stood up to the scrutiny of cross-examination, making our firm the choice of legal professionals around the world. For more information, contact Dennis Corrigan, CPA at dcorrigan@mdd.com or 303-990-8113.

https://www.mdd.com

 

LexisNexis®

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. We help lawyers win cases, manage their work more efficiently, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in better understanding their markets, monitoring their brands and competition, and in mitigating business risk.

 

TriMountain Corporation

TriMountain offers insurance, brokerage and risk management consulting services to middle market companies - those that often find themselves begging for the attention paid to large corporations and are too big for small brokers with limited relationships. Our mission is to provide industry leading insurance, brokerage and consulting products and services by leveraging award winning technology, operating in a transparent way with our clients and demonstrating integrity, knowledge and a commitment to getting it done right the first time. We are excited about our growing partnership with the CDLA and its members. For more information visit our website at www.trimountaincorp.com or call 720-708-4155.

 

BRONZE Sponsor/Exhibitor

Robson Forensic

Robson Forensic Inc. is an integrated team of forensic engineers, architects, scientists and fire investigators. Our experts include civil, construction, mechanical, structural and electrical engineers, architects and certified fire investigators. Our firm is dedicated to providing high quality investigations, reports and testimony to assist in the resolution of disputes and litigation.

In every area of our practice, we believe our clients are best served by the truth. Sound technical solutions lead to satisfactory case resolutions.

https://www.robsonforensic.com

 

Partners Adjusting Appraisal & Umping Firm

Gary Stevens is founder, owner, and President of Partners Adjusting, Appraisal, and Umpiring Firm LLC. We are an independent insurance claims adjusting company, whos' focus is handling residential and commercial property claims for various insurance companies. We have offices in Wisconsin, Colorado, and Arizona. Mr. Stevens has over 30 years of claim adjusting experience, most of which has been on the independent side. Mr. Stevens also has a vast amount of experience with appraisal disputes, serving as an appraiser or umpire. In the past few years, Mr. Stevens has expanded his property damage evaluation expertise to include costing expert work for law firms. Mr. Stevens was the leading costing expert on two benchmark cases: Sunflower Condominium Association v. Owners Insurance Company, and Dakota Station II Condo Association v. Owners Insurance Company. Mr. Stevens is currently involved with similar cases with various firms.

 

Thomson Reuters

Do you wish your firm could plan, manage, and execute legal matters with confidence? Thomson Reuters Panoramic makes it possible.

 

MB Structural + Forensics

With over twenty-four years of engineering & construction experience, MB Structural + Forensics (MBSF) provides structural expertise & forensic services to the legal community, including construction defect & property loss claims, premises liability, fire & explosion investigations, and expert witness testimony. In addition, we provide structural engineering & design review services for projects located in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nebraska, Michigan and Wisconsin.

We pride ourselves on delivering thorough, fact-based scientific analysis, design and investigations to our clients, along with exceptional, timely service. Our goal is to not only meet, but exceed client expectations, every time. Visit mbstructuralforensics.com to learn more, or call (303) 746-3306 to discuss your case.

 

Fraudsnifr

Fraudsniffr is s social media research company found by a 35 year claims professional and a 25 year IT professional specializing in language and SEO. By putting their respective skills together, they developed a company that:

  1. Is 99.7% accurate—We use data points not facial recognition or given name. When you get a report from us you can plan your defense with confidence
  2. Assignments with Fraudsniffr includes access to our data repository. All players in a claim defense get 24/7 access to our findings to accommodate working late or on weekends
  3. You can update social media findings as often as you like, on demand, for the life of claim with a click of a button with no extra cost. Results deliver in roughly 90 seconds
  4. Findings have been deemed self-authenticating in most states
  5. R.O.I. among enterprise clients over 5 years averages 20 to 1.

 

ESi

ESi is a full‐service engineering, scientific, and technical consulting firm with locations coast-to‐coast, serving clients across a global footprint. With state‐of‐the‐art facilities and equipment, and an extensive, national network of qualified professionals in almost every technical discipline, ESi can deploy the right team for virtually any project.

 

Sellon Forensics

Specialist in ELECTRICAL forensic engineering services for law firms, insurance companies, and manufacturers since 1994. Man made products to Nature made lightning. Low voltage to high voltage. Licensed engineer in 29 states. www.selloninc.com or j.sellon@selloninc.com or 720-320-6634

 

Vector Scientific, Inc.

Vector Scientific, Inc. (VSI) provides high quality forensic consulting services in the areas of injury biomechanics and accident reconstruction in motor vehicle, sport/recreation, and industrial/occupational accidents. Whether it's a low-speed rear-end collision or a high-profile product liability case, VSI has decades of experience performing advanced analyses that meet the highest scientific standards and qualifications of State and Federal Courts.

https://www.vectorscientific.com/

 

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EFI Global

EFI Global provides forensic engineering, failure analysis, fire investigation, accident reconstruction, environmental and laboratory testing services. Our experts analyze the facts and provide clients with detailed results and reliable conclusions that can withstand the challenge of litigation. We have more than 50 service centers across North America, and over 450 multi-disciplined experts ready to respond globally. We can be reached 24/7 at 1-888-888-2467. Assignments are also accepted online at www.EFIGlobal.com

 

S-E-A Ltd.

­Expert Forensic Engineers and Consultants Since 1970

A powerful resource in litigation for over 50 years, S-E-A is a multi-disciplined forensic engineering, fire investigation, product testing and visualization services company specializing in failure analysis. S-E-A's full-time staff consists of licensed/registered professionals who are experts in their respective fields. S-E-A offers a complete investigative service, including:  marine, mechanical, biomechanical, electrical, civil and materials engineering, as well as fire investigation, industrial hygiene services, toxicology, visualization services and a fully equipped chemical laboratory. The company's Health Sciences Practice is responsible for the testing of medical devices and provides analysis of surgical techniques. Additionally, this division also conducts COVID -19 surface testing for restaurants, retailers, gyms, and other businesses. A Vehicle Dynamics division tests on- and off-road vehicles in addition to conducting autonomous vehicle testing and establishing industry standards. In addition, S-E-A may employ 3D laser scanners and drones to provide support. Should animations, graphics or medical illustrations be needed, S-E-A's Imaging Sciences team can work closely with field staff to clearly depict what really happened. Together, these disciplines interact to provide thorough and independent analysis that will support any subsequent litigation.

 

Ninyo and Moore

Ninyo and Moore, a minority-owned business, was established in 1986 to provide exceptional geotechnical engineering, geologic, hydrogeologic, soil and materials testing and inspection, and environmental consulting services to the public and private sectors. They have provided these services for the design and construction of highways and roadways, water and wastewater treatment plants, reservoirs and tanks, colleges and universities, schools, hospitals, pipelines, tunnels, storm drains, dams, municipal and commercial structures, power plants and utility installations, transmission lines, and other public and private works. Engineering News Record recognized the firm as one of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States for 2017. They have approximately 400 employees providing services to public and private clients, and for 31 years have been performing geotechnical, and soil and materials testing and inspection services on a wide variety of projects. Ninyo and Moore is committed to being responsive, thorough, technically sound, and active in the business community. Ninyo and Moore serves its clients through its offices in Denver, Broomfield, San Diego, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Fontana, Oakland, San Jose, Phoenix, Tucson, Prescott Valley, Houston, Las Vegas, and Salt Lake City. Ninyo and Moore's full-service laboratories are accredited by AASHTO, AMRL, CCRL, Colorado Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and their technicians are certified by ACI, AWS, CAPA, ICC, NICET, and WAQTC in their respective disciplines.

https://www.ninyoandmoore.com

 

Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow.

https://www.bakertilly.com/

 

Marshall Investigative Group

Marshall Investigative Group is a recognized leader in fraud investigations with over thirty years of experience throughout North America, Canada and Mexico. Our end to end investigation services utilizes the latest technologies to service and provide our clients with the most comprehensive investigation solutions in the industry. Our goal is to exceed your expectations by providing prompt, thorough and accurate information whether that be to establish proper reserves or to document claimant activities. We conduct our investigative business with the highest degree of integrity, confidentiality, and productivity with our unsurpassed talent of private investigators. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with regional offices in North Carolina, Atlanta, Colorado, Arizona, and New York we ensure results anytime, anywhere.

http://www.mi-pi.com/

 

HRS Water Consultants, Inc.

HRS Water Consultants, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary water and environmental consultancy that provides forensic analysis, advice, opinions, and expert testimony in property damage cases where water and chemicals may be causative factors. HRS also provides forensic services in environmental contamination and toxic tort cases. We are highly-focused, client-centered, and cost effective due to our value-based billing approach. We achieve results on time, every time, due to our unique combination of technical skills and communication style.

http://www.hydrose.co

 

Biodynamic Research Corporation

BRC specializes in the forensic analysis of how injuries are caused. Using engineering and medical science, we objectively answer two primary questions: did an injury occur and, if so, did the injury occur as alleged? In this effort, BRC employs qualified biomechanics who have MD and/or PhD degrees and extensive experience in collision investigation and injury tolerance as well as professional engineers trained in crash reconstruction. Recognizing that many are facing increasing financial pressures, BRC provides a broad range of qualified consultants to accommodate most working budgets.

http://www.brconline.com/

 

Vertex

VERTEX has been providing technical solutions for construction and environmental professionals since 1995. We have 16 offices throughout North America and one office in Tokyo, Japan. Our construction experts provide a host of construction management, surety, and construction defect claims consulting while our environmental experts provide due diligence, indoor air quality, and site remediation support services. Our clients keep coming back to VERTEX for the quality, consistency, and value of the reports and services we provide.

 

IME Integrated Medical Evaluations, Inc.

Integrated Medical Evaluations, Inc. has been serving the needs of the legal community, insurance carriers, and governmental agencies since July of 2007. Our dedicated staff has over 60 years of combined experience in the field of facilitating independent medical evaluations, chart reviews, and other specialized evaluation services. Our success has been built on a commitment to providing our clients with personal, timely service. We work with a large number of Board Certified physicians from many specialties to provide you with detailed, objective and supportable medical information regarding your specific cases. We look forward to helping you with your needs here in Colorado, the Rocky Mountain West, and across the nation. Please visit us soon at www.imewest.com.

 

Upcoming Events

Diversity on the Bench – Is It Really Important If All Judges are Expected to Be Objective? Co-sponsored with the Colorado LGBT Bar Association

April 13, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presented by:
Justice Marquez (CO Supreme Court)
Judge Fox (CO Ct. of Appeals)
Judge Navarro (CO Ct. of Appeals)
Judge Jill Dorancy (2nd Judicial Dist. Ct Judge)
Judge Gary Jackson (Denver County Court – Ret.)
Christopher Reeves (Waltz | Reeves) - Moderator
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Back to Basics: Subpoenas (rescheduled)

April 15, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Christina M. Huszcza and Andrew M. LaFontaine, Stuart S. Jorgensen & Associates
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Noodling on New Nuances: A Rumination on Recent Cases and Statutory Updates of Interest to Government Counsel

April 22, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Allison Ailer, Office of the Colorado Attorney General
Matthew Hegarty, Hall & Evans

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Effective Mediations in the Zoom Era

April 27, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Justice Maria Berkenkotter
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New Lawyers (and "seasoned" too) CDLA Trivia Night

April 29, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Shoulder Litigation, It’s Not Humorous, It’s the Humerus

May 14, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dr. Lawrence Lesnak,Colorado Rehabilitation and Occupational Medicine
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