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    Reeves Whalen

    Photo of Reeves D. Whalen, Colorado Personal Injury LawyerMr. Whalen has been featured and covered extensively in The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post, Colorado Law Week, The Colorado Statesman, AAJ Trial Magazine, The University of Denver Law Magazine, Westword, and Education News Colorado.

    Reeves Whalen represents clients in all personal injury matters. Mr. Whalen actively litigates cases on behalf of injured victims and their families, patients, and consumers in motor vehicle accidents, commercial trucking injury claims, premise liability claims, wrongful death actions, bad faith insurance disputes, pharmacy prescription misfile incidents, gas explosion claims, and matters involving catastrophic injury and death. Mr. Whalen, as featured in Colorado Law Week, had the 2016 third largest personal injury verdict in Colorado.


    EDUCATION

    Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government Executive Education
    University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
    Dickinson College

    BAR ADMISSIONS

    Colorado, 2008
    U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
    U.S. Supreme Court

    HONORS & AWARDS

    National Association of Distinguished Counsel, The Nation’s Top One Percent
America’s Top High Stakes Litigator, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
    Lifetime Achievement Award, America’s Top 100 Attorneys®
    Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012-2016
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum – The Top Trial Lawyers in America, 2014
    American Constitution Society – Progressive Young Leadership Award, 2012
    Denver Business Journal – Forty Under 40, 2011
    National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Colorado Trial Attorney, 2012
    5280 Magazine – Top Young Attorneys in Colorado, 2012
    National Trial Lawyers – Forty Under 40, 2011
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association – Eagle Award, 2014
    American Society of Legal Advocates – Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, 2014
    Young Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, Finalist 2010
    Colorado Law Week – Complete Lawyer, Finalist 2010
    AVVO – Highest Distinction of Superb Attorney Rating

    COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

    Inner City Health Center, Board of Directors
    Save Our Youth Mentorship Program / Board of Directors
    Girls Athletic Leadership School / Board of Directors
    Denver Public Schools / Attorney Guest Teacher Program
    Denver Public Schools Foundation / Development Committee
    Girls Inc. of Metro Denver / Women in Law, Media & Politics
    AMC Cancer Fund / Development Committee
    Project CURE / Medical Supply Assistance Project
    Center of Hope Haiti / Orphanage Construction Project
    Red Cloud Indian School / Pine Ridge ReservationColorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Board of Directors
    American Constitution Society (ACS), Board of Directors
    Obama for America, Colorado Gen44 Finance Committee
    Clinton Foundation, Ambassador & Young Philanthropist
    Vice President Al Gore Climate Reality Leadership Program, Climate Leader
    Democratic Party of Denver, Executive Committee
    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Transition Team, Co-Chair Dept. of Excise & Licensing
    Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg, Citizen Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC)
    Fix the Debt, Colorado Steering Committee
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Mass Tort Committee Chair, 2013
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Eagle Committee Co-Chair, 2014
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, CTLA & CDLA Annual Professionalism Ceremony Co-Chair 2014
    Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Legislative Committee, 2015
    Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association (MTTLA), Executive Committee
    Hickenlooper for Colorado, Campaign Finance Committee
    Romanoff for United States Senate, Campaign Finance Committee
    Romanoff for United States Congress, Campaign Finance Committee
    Romer for Mayor, Campaign Finance Committee
    Duran for Colorado House District 5, Campaign Finance Committee
    Haynes for Denver Public School Board, Campaign Finance Committee

    LECTURES & SEMINARS

    360 Advocacy, How to Win Trucking Cases
    Educator Effectiveness Forum, Senator Michael Johnston
    SB1070 Immigration Reform, Senator Chris Romer, ACS CLE
    Lobato v. Colorado & The Future of Education in Colorado, ACS CLE
    Education Policy Debriefing, Lt. Governor Joe Garcia
    Denver City Council At-Large Candidate Forum, Moderator