303-296-2828

600 17th Street, Suite 600N

Denver, CO 80202

James M. Meseck, Shareholder

James M. Meseck Shareholder

 

Mr. Meseck´s practice focuses on litigation. He represents insurance companies as well as defends insured and self-insured parties who have been sued by third parties. Much of his practice focuses on defending real estate brokers, appraisers and mortgage brokers in civil actions as well as administrative licensing disputes. He has also represented clients in a wide variety of liability claims and declaratory judgment actions, including cases involving trucking and motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, food related injuries, contract disputes, employment disputes, actions based on Section 1983, real estate matters, professional liability, professional licensing and disciplinary matters, wrongful death, and traumatic brain injury. Mr. Meseck has written and lectured on these topics.

Mr. Meseck began as a law clerk with White and Steele in 2000 and became associated with the firm in 2001 following graduation and his admission to the bars of Colorado and Wyoming. He was made an Officer of the firm in 2007.  In 2010, Mr. Meseck was recognized by Colorado Super Lawyer Magazine as a Rising Star.

 

 

Education

  • University of Iowa, B.A. History 1993
  • University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D. 2001 – With honor
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of Barristers

Admissions

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

Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

Opinions

  • City of Westminster v. Centric Jones, et al., 2003 Colo. App. LEXIS 1432 (Colo. App. September 11, 2003)
  • Robert J. Prokop, M.D. v. Tim Hockhalter, Geri Hockhalter, Tom McJunkin, and Timber Creek Outfitters, 2006 WY 75 (Wyo. June 28, 2006)
  • Couch v. Bd of Trs. of the Mem. Hosp., 1009 U.S.App. LEXIS 25182, No 08-8001 (10th Cir. November 17, 2009)

Publications

  • Co-Author – Defending Colorado Real Estate Brokers From Personal Injury Claims: An Analysis of Colorado’s Premises Liability Act and Negligence Framework (May 2015)
  • Trucking Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium, Colorado Section (Morton F. Daller Ed. 2002-09)
  • Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium, Colorado Section (Morton F. Daller Ed. 2008)
  • Co-Author, Making the Possible Impossible, Medicare Reimbursement Problems, For The Defense, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 8-12, 53-54 (Feb. 2008)

Awards

  • DRI’s G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award for 2008
  • 2010 Colorado Rising Star

Practice Areas

Auto/Trucking Law
Legal Malpractice
Personal Injury and Property Damage Defense
Professional Liability
Real Estate Professionals