James Olsen is an equity partner and the head of the Workers' Compensation department at Bachus & Schanker, LLC. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from The University of Denver Sturm College of law and is licensed to practice law in the federal and state courts in the States of Colorado and New York.
Chris Elliott is an equity partner and passionate Auto Accident litigator and personal injury attorney. A Florida native, Mr. Elliott attended the Oklahoma City University School of Law and discovered his passion for helping the needy by volunteering his time at the Public Defender's Office in Oklahoma City.
David Krivit is an equity partner at Bachus & Schanker, LLC. Mr. Krivit brings a breadth of experience to the Bachus & Schanker, LLC team. He has handled a variety of litigation including Commercial Disputes, Construction Defects, Contracts, Insurance Defense, and Consumer Fraud.
Maaren Johnson, a Colorado native and graduate of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, focuses her practice on Personal Injury and Colorado Auto Accident litigation and believes it is her responsibility to advocate on behalf of victims who have been injured through no fault of their own.
Brian Bradford represents injured plaintiffs against Insurance companies and other large corporate entities. Mr. Bradford began his legal career as a law clerk to three judges over a two year period. Following his clerkships Mr. Bradford spent five years serving as a Deputy Colorado State Public Defender where he tried nearly 30 cases to jury verdict and learned what it takes to be an effective courtroom advocate.
Scot Kreider specializes in Auto Accident claims, Premises Liability, Insurance Coverage disputes and Insurance Bad-Faith. Mr. Kreider was an associate for eight years at a well-regarded insurance defense firm in the Denver area, where he honed his skills defending insurance companies in bad-faith litigation. He is excited to bring that experience to the representation of victims who have been injured in an accident or by their insurance company.
Sara Green is a labor and employment attorney. She began her career as a Deputy District Attorney in the 21st Judicial District of Colorado as a prosecutor. Ms. Green is a member of the Plaintiff's Employment Lawyer's Association.
As the first in his family to earn a college degree, attorney Laurence (Larry) Schneider came from humble beginnings to build a career of advocating for society's underserved. Larry spent the first seven years of his law career working for insurance companies. He tried over 25 cases for the insurance companies. This experience greatly benefited his next career move to personal injury law.
Andrew (Drew) Quisenberry's passion for the law started in his formative years. A sense of advocacy developed through his father, who was a conservationist that successfully inspired a community to protect one of the largest preservation areas in the Southeastern U.S. After moving to Colorado in 2008 to attend the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law, Drew embraced living in a place that supported his environmentalist and conservation roots.
While in law school, Remington Fang was in a traumatic car accident with an uninsured drunk driver, which left him with serious injuries and large medical bills. It was this experience that led him to decide to devote his career to helping those who are injured through no fault of their own. Remington has practiced personal injury law since being admitted to the bar in 2011.
Lauren Bronson works in the Mass Torts practice area at Bachus & Schanker, LLC. Having been injured by a defective product herself years ago, Lauren likes that she has the ability to help others whose situations are similar to hers. Lauren's personal experience allows her to understand where her clients are coming from, what they are going through and ways in which to shape a satisfactory resolution for all involved.
Jeri Wettestad has more than a decade of experience as a civil litigation attorney highlighted by a deep understanding of all phases involved in the personal injury claims process. Her strong work ethic, solid organizational skills and eye for detail enable her to put a client's case in the best position for a favorable outcome.
For Marc Schatten, trial law runs in his blood; his father was a federal prosecutor in in New York City. Marc has 16 years of civil litigation experience that was borne out of his desire to fight the fight for those whose lives have been affected by an accident or injury due to the negligence or reckless conduct of others.
Dustin came to Bachus & Schanker, LLC to learn from the best, be part of the state's largest personal injury firm and to continue to grow and push the envelope in personal injury law. Before law school, he hiked 1,000 miles of the Appalachian Trail and worked for his uncle's logging company in northern Minnesota. These experiences and attending the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College helped him gain a caring mindset to represent and obtain justice for individuals and make his community a better place.
When Lindsey Anderson Smith was earning a bachelor's degree in hospitality management at Kansas State University, she took a course in law that so intrigued her it led to a career change. Upon graduation, she went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree. At Bachus & Schanker, LLC, Lindsey manages client negotiations related to liability and personal injury claims.