Brandon Hawkins

Brandon Hawkins

bhawkins@jpk.law

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Brandon Hawkins is a litigation associate who focuses his practice primarily on civil defense in personal injury, premises liability and construction defect matters. He has five years of experience taking and defending depositions, engaging in settlement and contractual negotiations, legal research and writing, and case management through practice in state and federal courts in both Colorado and Utah. Brandon takes great pride in zealously advocating for his clients through all stages of the litigation process with civility and compassion for his clients’ interests and an eye towards justice.

Brandon earned his law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2015, where in addition to his Juris Doctorate, he also received a Certificate in Criminal Law & Procedure. He received honors for his first-year appellate brief in legal writing, served as a research assistant, and won an award in a global law writing contest regarding the legality of drone warfare. In his third-year, Brandon was a certified law clerk who gained experience trying misdemeanor cases with the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office in Oregon City, Oregon.

Prior to law school, Brandon was a purchasing manager and middle school teacher for a multi-state private school system. He also served as a military intelligence officer in the United States Air Force after graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish (cum laude). He received his commission in 2004 and was honorably discharged at the rank of captain in 2009.

Expertise

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto and Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Large-Scale Fire Events
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Contractual Disputes

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers’ Association
Utah Bar Association
American Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

Colorado State Bar
U.S. District Court of Colorado
Utah State Bar
U.S. District Court of Utah

EDUCATION

Lewis & Clark College of Law, J.D. with Certificate in Criminal Law & Procedure, 2015
University of Alabama, B.A. in Political Science and Spanish, cum laude, 2004
United States Intelligence Officer Course, 2006
Air & Space Basic Course, 2004

Email

bhawkins@jpk.law

Phone

303-863-7700