Eldon E. Silverman

Eldon E. Silverman

Location:
Centennial, Colorado
Phone:
(303) 296-4440
Fax:
303-296-3330
Email:

Eldon Silverman is a well-respected litigator with over forty years' experience assisting clients with a range of litigation matters. Mr. Silverman is admitted to practice in the state courts of Colorado, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin, where he received awards for the Best Oral Argument in the National Moot Court Competition at the 1970 New York City Finals. Mr. Silverman is the co-author of "Rights of the Debtor and Creditor to Retirement Plan Benefits," published in The Colorado Lawyer.

His practice involves all types of civil litigation, but over recent years, has been involved in attorney malpractice, business, real estate, and franchise/franchisor litigation.

Mr. Silverman is a former Legal Writing Instructor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and previously worked as a Litigation Attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor. He is a member of the Colorado and American Bar Associations and the Wyoming State Bar.

In addition to Mr. Silverman's practice, he is active in various mental health causes, and has on the board of The Karis Community, a transitional living facility, and Temple Micah. Recreationally, he enjoys his mountain cabin, RV, and bicycling.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1971
  • Wyoming, 1971
  • Wisconsin, 1971
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Representative Cases

  • Guidry v. Sheet Metal Workers Intern., Ass'n Local No. 9, 10 F.3d 700, 62 USWL 2301 (Colo. 1993)
  • Guidry v. Sheet Metal Workers Nat. Pension Fund, 856 F.2d 1457, 1988 WL 86797, 57 USLW 2140 (Colo. 1988)
  • Guidry v. Sheet Metal Workers Nat. Pension Fund, 39 F.3d 1078, 1994 WL 595411, 63 USLW 2301 (Colo. 1994)
  • People ex rel. Silverman v. Anderson, 200 Colo. 76, 612 P.2d 94 (Colo. 1980)
  • Paul Mullins Const. Co. v. Alspaugh, 628 P.2d 113 (Colo. App. 1980)
  • A.T.E., Inc. v. Nelson West Constructors, Inc., 757 P.2d 151, 1988 WL 55768 (Colo. App. 1988)
  • Hiller v. Real Estate Commission, 627 P.2d 769 (Colo. 1981)
  • Mitchem v. First Interstate Bank of Denver N.A., 802 P.2d 1141, 1990 WL 93065 (Colo.App. 1990)
  • Organ v. Jorgensen, 888 P.2d 336, 1994 WL 312900 (Colo.App. 1994)
  • Shaw v. Baesemann, 773 P.2d 609, 1988 WL 141429 (Colo.App 1988)
  • Flooring Design Associates, Inc. v. Novick, 923 P.2d 216, 1995 WL 717129 (Colo.App. 1995)
  • Lee v. Masner, 45 P.3d 794, 2001 WL 1631214 (Colo.App. 2001)
  • Ryall v. Appleton Elec. Co., 153 F.R.D. 660, 1994 WL 76693 (D.Colo. 1994)
  • Oar Lock Land & Cattle Co. v. Crowley, Haughey, Hanson, Toole & Dietrich, 253 Mont. 336, 833 P.2d 146, 1992 WL 113628 (Mont. 1992)
  • QFA Royalties, LLC v. Case, 2006 WL 894882 (D.Colo. 2006)
  • In re Fuchs, 189 B.R. 811, 13 Colo. Bankr. Ct. Rep. 16 (Bkrtcy.D.Colo 1995)
  • U.S. Fidelity & Guar, Inc. v. Kourlis, 868 P.2d 1158, 1994 WL 8653 (Colo.App. 1994)
  • Ballinger v. Thompson, 118 P.3d 429, 2005 WL 2006811, 2005 WY 101 (Wyo. 2005)
  • Kirbens v. Wyoming State Bd. of Medicine, 992 P.2d 1056, 1999 WL 1095940, 10 A.D. Cases 20 (Wyo. 1999)
  • In re Estate of Drwenski, 83 P.3d 457, 2004 WL 135827, 2004 WY 5 (Wyo. 2004)
  • Colorado AFL-CIO v. Donlon, 914 P.2d 396, 1995 WL 358230 (Colo.App 1995)
  • In re Dreiling, 233 B.R. 848, 16 Colo. Bankr. Ct. Rep. 159 (Bkrtcy.D.Colo. 1999)
  • Regency Services Corp. V. Board of County Com'rs of Adams County, 819 P.2d 1049, 1991 WL 231959 (Colo. 1991)
  • Hodgson v. Virginia Baptist Hospital, Inc., 482 F.2d 821 (Va. 1973)
  • Alspaugh v. District Court In and For Boulder County, 190 Colo. 282, 545 P.2d 1362 (Colo. 1976)
  • Solano v. American Bankers Ins. Co. of Florida, 601 F.Supp.2d 1249, 2009 WL 508458 (D. Colo. 2009)
  • Ballinger v. Thompson, 118 P.3d 429, 2005 WL 2006811, 2005 WY 101 (Wyo. 2005)
  • Rivers v. Moore, Myers & Garland, LLC, 236 P.3d 284, 2010 WL 2925442, 2010 WY 102 (Wyo. 2010)
  • Estate of Dahlke ex rel. Jubie v. Dahlke, 319 P.3d 116, 2014 WL 714940, 2014 WY 29 (Wyo. 2014)

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer- Civil/Commercial Litigation