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Douglas E. Best

Douglas E. Best is Of Counsel at Dickinson Prud’Homme Holway Hoffman, LLP practicing in the area of general insurance defense, including medical and hospital malpractice.

Mr. Best received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law, in 1975. He practices in complex civil litigation, including general insurance defense and medical malpractice defense. Mr. Best specializes in a wide variety of professional negligence cases, including medical, nursing, and hospital malpractice, as well as regulatory board issues.

Practice Areas: personal injury defense and professional malpractice defense, including hospital, nursing, and medical professionals

Professional Memberships:
Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations Interprofessional Committee
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
American Trial Lawyers Association

Admitted to Practice:
Colorado Supreme Court, 1975
United States District Court, District of Colorado, 1975
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1981

Trial Experience:
Lead counsel in trial to verdict in over 45 jury trials, primarily involving medical malpractice defense. Venues have included United States District Court for Colorado, Denver District Court, Larimer County District Court, Weld County District Court, Eagle County District Court, Montrose County District Court, Boulder County District Court, and Jefferson County District Court.

Presentations:
Speaker at numerous conferences and seminars, 1984 - present