303-296-2828

600 17th Street, Suite 600N

Denver, CO 80202

Frederick W. Klann, Of Counsel

 

 

Frederick W. Klann was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fritz joined White and Steele, P.C. in 1985, was elected a shareholder in 1991 and of counsel in 2018. He handles commercial disputes; construction litigation; professional liability lawsuits against architects, engineers and lawyers; insurance coverage; and personal injury litigation. He has extensive appellate experience as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

  • Northwestern University, B.A. English 1978
  • University of Denver College of Law, J.D. 1982

Admissions

  • United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado state courts

Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

Opinions

  • Westpac Aspen Investments, LLC v. Residences at Little Nell Development, LLC, 284 P.3d 131 (Colo. App. 2011)
  • Rockrimmon Elderly Housing, Ltd. v. Way Architects, 140 P.3d 12 (Colo. App. 2005) cert. denied
  • Cyprus Amax Minerals Company v. Lexington Insurance Company, 55 P.3d 200 (Colo. App. 2002) reversed and remanded, 74 P.3d 294 (Colo. 2003)
  • Principal Mutual Insurance Company v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, 1P.3d 250 (Colo. 2001) cert. granted, affirmed 27 P.3d 343 (2001)
  • Sipma v. Massachusetts Casualty 256 F.3d 1006 (10th Cir., Colo. 2001)
  • Compass Insurance Company v. City of Littleton, 984 P.2d 606 (Colo. 1999)
  • Parrish Chiropractic Centers P.C. v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, 874 P.2d 1049 (Colo. 1994)
  • Hecla Mining Company v. New Hampshire Insurance Company, 811 P.2d 1083 (Colo. 1991)
  • Belgarde v. Robert Johnson, 829 P.2d 457 (Colo. App. 1991)
  • FDIC v. Bank of Boulder, 911 F.2d 1466 (10th Cir. 1990)
  • Comiskey v. Valley Forge Ins. Co., 781 P.2d 188 (Colo. App. 1989
  • Ohio Casualty Ins. Co. v. Imperial Contractors, 765 P.2d 1060 (Colo. App. 1988)

Publications

  • Various materials in conjunction with presentations at continuing legal education seminars

Practice Areas

Appellate
Auto/Trucking Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Defect Litigation
Insurance Bad Faith/Extra Contractual
Legal Malpractice
Professional Liability