Associate Attorneys at
Bachus & Schanker, LLC

James Olsen

James Olsen
Equity Partner

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.

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J. Christopher Elliott

J. Christopher Elliott
Equity Partner

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.

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David Krivit

David Krivit
Equity Partner

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.

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Morgan Carroll

Morgan Carroll

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.

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Maaren Johnson

Maaren Johnson

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.

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Brian Bradford

Brian Bradford

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.

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Scot Kreider

Scot Kreider

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.

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Sara Green

Sara Green

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.

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Andrew Quisenberry

Andrew Quisenberry

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.

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Dustin Bergman

Dustin Bergman

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.

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Lindsey Smith

Lindsey Smith

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.

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Samuel Scheurich

Samuel Scheurich

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.

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Steven Johnston

Steven P. Johnston

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.

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WHY CHOOSE BACHUS & SCHANKER?

More than half a billion dollars in Awards & Settlements

25 lawyers and a team of more than 95 people

Tried more personal injury cases to jury verdict in the past two years than any other law firm in Colorado

Represented more than 1,000 auto cases in the last 4 years

On-site mock courtroom

In-house mock juries and focus groups