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.
State Senator Morgan Carroll specializes in representing people in personal injury, Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability and employment law. Morgan is committed to leveling the playing field for ordinary people to exercise their rights.
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.
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.
Emily Gordon has a varied experience having worked for law firms, associations and financial groups, which have provided her with a strong background in personal injury, employment and family law as well as extensive litigation skills. She is appreciative for the collaborative team environment at Bachus & Schanker, LLC, where everyone is united in working toward good client outcomes.
Samuel Scheurich serves as a case manager with Bachus & Schanker, LLC, where he works to negotiate settlements on behalf of his clients. For him, the best part of his job is helping others reach a satisfactory resolution in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Following graduation from the University of Arizona with a degree in journalism, Samuel had a short stint as a reporter with the Tucson Citizen before joining the U.S. Peace Corps.
Steve Johnston realized that he wanted to be able to use the law to help obtain compensation and accountability for those who have been harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. It was this desire that led him to law school with a vision of practicing plaintiffs' personal injury law. Steve began his career on the defense side, earning significant litigation and trial experience in Colorado state and federal courts. Steve's legal talents did not go unnoticed. Colorado Super Lawyers named him a Rising Star in 2013 for his civil litigation skills.
Rebekah Watada brings more than 10 years of extensive trial experience to Bachus & Schanker, LLC. Having served as a district attorney in the Denver District Attorney's office, she fully knows how the actions of others can impact one's life. She has tried more than 80 complex trials, which has honed her litigation skills. She cares deeply about civil rights and social action and looks to get more involved on the plaintiffs' side of law to further her interest in those causes.