Mark C. Overturf


Phone: 303 860 2848 x 563


Mark C. Overturf is a founding partner of the firm and has established himself as a preeminent trial lawyer through his years of practice in Colorado and Wyoming. He has the highest peer rating standard possible, AV, by Martindale-Hubbell, is rated by Super Lawyers, and is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. This means his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills, ethical standards and achievement.  Mark practices general litigation of all types but emphasizes public entity defense, employment litigation, construction defect, water company defense and personal injury.

With an educational background in environmental sciences and experience in quality control for building products before law school, Mark provides an analytical and practical perspective to his cases.


Admitted to bar, Colorado, 1985; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1985; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1985; Wyoming, 1996; U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, 1997; U.S. Supreme Court, 2002.


  • University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., 1979)
  • University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1985)
  • Recipient: William E. Doyle Award (1983)
  • ABA Appellate Advocacy, Regional Champion (1984)
  • Articles Editor, Transportation Law Journal (1984-1985)
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Regional Champion (1985)

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Employment Litigation

  • Construction Defect
  • Water Company Defense
  • Personal Injury

Associations and Accolades

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Rated by Super Lawyers
  • Colorado State Bar Association

  • Denver County Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Mark C. Overturf
Rated by Super Lawyers

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