Injury Attorney Richard DehnckeLegal practice emphasizes traumatic brain injury, spinal injuries, RSD, and wrongful death.

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  About Attorney Richard J. Dehncke

Dehncke Family

In addition to his full time legal practice, Richard Dehncke is an instuctor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He created the Law and Psychology course at the University of Colorado-Denver, and has been a visiting instructor at the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver College of Law.

A graduate of the University of Michigan and University of Denver College of Law, Mr. Dehncke has been an active trial lawyer since 1973. He has attended the prestigious Harvard Law School Center for Legal Negotiations. He also has recently, after filing a lawsuit for traumatic brain injury, recovered compensation well in excess of $1,000,000 on behalf of his client.

He is an active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Brain Injury Association of Colorado, and the Colorado Bar Association.

Throughout his career, he has held the highest "AV" rating for legal abilities and ethical standards issued by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr Dehncke has been honored by selection to Colorado Super Lawyers in the field of personal injury law.

Mr. Dehncke has served as First Assistant Attorney General of Colorado, and is an honorably discharged U.S. Army officer.

Mr. Dehncke is married with two daughters. He and his wife have been married for over 25 years.

Bar Admissions: Colorado, 1973 U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1973


University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1973 J.D.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. B.A. Major: English/Psychology

University of Colorado-Denver Major: Post Graduate Courses - Psychology

Harvard Law School Center for Legal Negotiations

Honors and Awards:

AVVO Attorney Rating- " Superb 10/10"

Denver Magazine listed "Top Lawyers-Personal Injury"

Named 'Colorado Super Lawyer' - 2009 - 2015

American Trial Lawyers of America – Top 100 Trial Lawyers Colorado

"AV Preeminent" Rating by Martindale-Hubbell 2009 - 2015
An AV rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. The rating signifies the highest legal ability, and very high adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence. This distinction is given only to those who have earned a very high measure of esteem in the profession.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Trial Lawyers Association - Member, Colorado Bar Association - Member, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - Member, Brain Injury Association of Colorado - Member, Friend of Craig Rehabilitation Hospital

The Colorado Personal Injury Law Offices of Richard J. Dehncke serves all of Colorado including the residents of cities such as Denver, Aurora, Brighton, Parker, Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Westminster, Northglenn, Commerce City, Boulder, Ft. Collins, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Thornton, Arvada, Lakewood, Englewood and Centennial, as well as Arapahoe County, Douglas County, Jefferson County, Denver County, Larimer County, Weld County, and Colorado's Western Slope.
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