Chad A. Atkins, Esq., is a thoughtful and attentive mediator/arbitrator. Chad has over 25 years legal experience including evaluating, advising, negotiating, litigating, mediating, arbitrating, trying and demanding or extending authority for the settlement of thousands of bodily injury, industrial, product liability, construction defect and insurance loss claims.
Having worked both as a plaintiff’s attorney and an insurance defense attorney gives Chad a broad perspective. Chad has evaluated and “round tabled” thousands of cases nationwide, and understands case evaluation from the perspective of the plaintiff, defendant, claims adjuster and claims supervisor. Chad has participated in hundreds of mediations in Colorado as plaintiff counsel, private insurance defense counsel, and as insurance staff defense counsel for multiple Fortune 100 global insurance carriers, and as the Named Partner and Managing Attorney for the state of Colorado for Liberty Mutual/Safeco.
University of Denver; Denver, Colorado
Bachelor of Arts; Social Science consisting of History, Economics, Political Science;
Masters International Business; International Trade; Coursework Completed
University of Denver College of Law, Denver Colorado
Juris Doctorate; Law; Degree Awarded
As the Managing Attorney for Liberty Mutual/Safeco for the state of Colorado, Chad managed an office of eighteen direct and indirect reports, and an average office caseload of over 400 litigated cases, directing the course of litigation for supervised attorneys. Chad has tried over 100 disputes personally. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Chad worked in construction, as a meat packer and as a stage hand.
Additional Professional Services
- Licensed Attorney