Thomas J. Overton

Attorney Credentials

AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell
Selected as a SuperLawyer Within the Last Three Years
Rating of Excellent or Superb from
Selected to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State by The National Trial Lawyers

The Overton Law Firm
1080 Kalamath Street
Denver, Colorado, 80204



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Attorney Profile

Attorney Bio

Since graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law with High Honors in 1982, Thomas J. Overton has practiced exclusively as a trial attorney. Mr. Overton is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, an organization accredited by the American Bar Association. Mr. Overton is trial tested. He has been lead counsel in numerous trials and appeals in both federal and state courts in Colorado and across the country.

Mr. Overton acts as a Hearing Officer for the Colorado Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Board. He has served on several community boards, including the Denver Children’s Home (past president) and the Colorado Inter-mountain Fixed Guideway Authority. He is also active in the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Overton founded the predecessor of The Overton Law Firm in 1991 after spending several years with a national law firm. His clients include multinational corporations, professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium sized businesses, and individuals and families.

Mr. Overton is committed to fighting the battles that have to be fought to protect his client’s rights and interests. His experience includes a wide variety of complex business litigation as well as cases involving serious personal injuries and death. Because of his recognized expertise, Mr. Overton is often hired by other lawyers to act as special trial counsel on cases they are handling.

Mr. Overton was selected by his peers as one of the Top 50 Colorado Super Lawyers in 2008, 2010 and 2011Colorado Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and has also been identified as a Go-To Lawyer for Fortune 500 companies in 2006, 2010, and 2011 as reported.

Mr. Overton is highly experienced in handling contentious litigation. He works closely with his clients to achieve their goals and favorable results on their cases.

Areas of Practice

Bar Information

Bar Admissions

Colorado 1982, United States District Court for the District of Colorado 1982, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 1982, United States Supreme Court 1985

Bar Associations

Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Faculty of Federal Advocates

Bar Certifications

Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (accredited by the American Bar Association)
Certified as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
Member, National Trial Lawyers Association (Top 100 Trial Lawyers)
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates