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Personal Injury


University of Denver
J.D., 1998

Colorado College
B.A., 1995

Melissa Winthers practices in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice and has obtained awards of several million dollars. Her knowledge and understanding of the medicine associated with such claims is a key factor in obtaining significant awards for her clients. Ms. Winthers was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and has been named a Super Lawyer for 2015. She has received the peer reviewed rating of AV pre-eminent, the highest rating given. Ms. Winthers is a Colorado native who graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado College in 1995.

Ms. Winthers serves as the President of the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado and serves on the Board of Directors of the Chanda Plan Foundation. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. She authors a column for the Colorado Chiropractic Association regarding medical-legal issues. Ms. Winthers has spoken at numerous medical and legal seminars about brain injuries and traumatic neck and back injuries and their long-term consequences. She has lectured to medical providers and health care associations regarding proving injuries in the courtroom and appropriate record keeping. Ms. Winthers has set up trial skills seminars for new lawyers through the CTLA. She is licensed to practice before the Colorado Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.