What We Do

Childs McCune Attorneys
The lawyers of Childs McCune take pride in representing businesses, business owners, and professionals, in all facets of their legal needs from initial negotiations through trial verdicts. As trial lawyers with a strong winning record, Childs McCune puts experience and skill on your side, with personalized attention to you and your case.

Our Services

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For Businesses

Accounting

Childs McCune’s attorneys provide comprehensive counsel and representation to accounting practices and other businesses providing financial services or products. We protect our clients’ interest at every stage of the business, from formation and licensure, to contractual and employment matters, to risk mitigation and defense against lawsuits or board actions. Accounting firms and other businesses rely on us to keep abreast of relevant laws, regulations and jurisprudence at the state and federal levels, to assist them in maximizing the quality and range of their client services while minimizing exposure to lawsuits or board actions.

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Daniel R. McCune

Appellate

Sometimes, a final judgment in the trial court is only the beginning of the story. The skilled appellate litigators at Childs McCune have extensive experience defending successful trial-court results in the appellate courts, and building strategies to obtain reversal when the trial court gets it wrong. These attorneys, who are all former appellate law clerks, work with trial counsel to identify legal errors, draft powerful and persuasive briefs, and present oral arguments to the appellate courts, all in service of advocating for their clients’ interests on appeal.

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Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker

Bad Faith

Insurers have certain legal duties when evaluating an insured’s claim. Sometimes insureds allege that insurers did not comply with these duties and threaten a bad faith lawsuit. Under Colorado law, a successful bad faith lawsuit can result in significant exposure, including punitive damages. The attorneys at Childs McCune can help. With significant experience in advising insurers on their duties under insurance agreements through coverage analysis opinions, and with significant experience in litigating such cases on the merits, the attorneys at Childs McCune are available to provide their clients with experienced representation.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Scott Neckers

Business

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Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller

Commercial Litigation

o The attorneys at Childs McCune are experienced trial lawyers who have experience in representing companies, businesses and business owners in litigation. We also use that experience to work with companies, businesses and business owners in developing and implementing risk management programs and policies to assist them in avoiding litigation.

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Christopher K. Miller
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Gina L. Glockner
Richard L. Merpi II

Contract/Lease

The attorneys at Childs McCune assist business, professionals and individuals in drafting and reviewing contracts and leases. This includes professional service contracts, physician employment contracts and business leases.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Julie Warren
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker

Coverage Opinion

The attorneys at Childs McCune LLC have substantial experience in interpreting insurance policies and providing coverage opinions and advice to insurance carriers in a variety of coverage areas and in handling coverage disputes. Several of our cases have resulted in published appellate decisions impacting coverage and insurance law in Colorado.

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Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Scott Neckers

Cyber Security/Data Breach

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Julie Warren

ERISA

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Daniel R. McCune
Margrit Lent Parker

Governmental Immunity

Governmental Immunity issues can present a myriad of problems for the unwary and uninformed. Our attorneys at Childs McCune LLC have experience in representing governmental entities and in representing parities confronting governmental immunity issues in litigation.

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Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Jordan Lipp
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner

Grievance/License

The attorneys at Childs McCune assist health care providers in becoming licensed, responding to complaints and defending licensing board actions. We also assist health care providers in obtaining credentials at medical facilities and representing health care provider’s legal actions to limit, restrict or rescind a health care provider’s privileges or credentials.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner

Libel/Slander/Defamation

The attorneys at Childs McCune represent professionals, individuals, and businesses facing damage to their reputation through allegations of libel, slander, and defamation. Childs McCune attorneys have aggressively represented businesses, HOAs, professionals, and individuals throughout the state of Colorado accused of defamation.

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Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Julie Warren
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner
Richard L. Merpi II

Negligence

The attorneys at Childs McCune have extensive experience in a broad range of negligence matters. If a lawsuit is already pending, our seasoned trial attorneys vigorously defend our client’s interests through all stages of litigation. In addition, we provide comprehensive risk management services to our clients who wish to avoid litigation at the outset.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker

Personal Injury

The attorneys at Childs McCune have a broad range of experience representing and defending clients in personal injury matters. Our experience on both sides of a case, allows our attorneys to provide our clients with a unique perspective. If a lawsuit is pending, our attorneys will defend our clients through all states of the litigation process. We also help to educate our clients on the likely success of their claims and work with our clients to achieve their objectives.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker

Premises Liability

The attorneys at Childs McCune are experienced in a wide range of premises liability actions, including complex multi-party litigation and cases involving alleged injuries on both business and personal property. Our attorneys knowledge of the Premises Liability Act is also used to assist our clients with developing comprehensive risk management plans to avoid involvement in legal matters.

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Christopher K. Miller
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner

Product Liability

The attorneys at Childs McCune LLC have successfully defended many of the largest product liability cases in Colorado. We have broad expertise representing manufacturers of OEM and component parts for aircraft, asbestos, automobile, beverage, consumer product, dietary supplement, drug, farming, food, medical device, oil and gas, recreational equipment, restraint system, and trucks. Indeed, one of the Childs McCune attorneys wrote the book on Colorado law on product liability – Jordan Lipp, Product Liability Law & Procedure in Colorado, First Edition (CBA-CLE Books 2015). Whether handling a single serious claim or complex multi-party, multi-district litigation, we aggressively defend our clients.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker

Recreation – Ski, Horse, and Amusement Rides

We have extensive experience defending outdoor and recreational industry litigation – including the defense of ski areas, dude ranches, adventure parks, riding stables, and amusement parks – in lawsuits throughout Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. And, we routinely advise on the various aspects of risk management involving the ski, horse, and other outdoor industries – including warnings, signage, release agreements, regulatory compliance, indemnification, insurance, and supply chain issues from source to store. Our attorneys have written many of the seminal legal articles regarding the outdoor and recreation industries, have lectured on these subjects both to the industry and at University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and have prevailed in many landmark cases involving the outdoor and recreation industry.

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Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers

Risk Management

As litigators, the attorneys at Childs McCune are often called in to assist clients after something has already gone wrong. But as risk managers, the opposite is true: this experience with things that have gone wrong for others is proactively leveraged to assist clients in assessing the potential liability exposure from their businesses or practices and to assist in implementing changes to minimize or eliminate that exposure.

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Jordan Lipp
Kyle Brenton
Margrit Lent Parker
Gina L. Glockner

Securities Fraud

Securities fraud claims in litigation can present significant risks to those individuals and companies against whom those claims are asserted. Our experienced attorneys at Childs McCune can bring their substantial trial experience to bear in aggressively defending those individuals and companies facing such claims.

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Kyle Brenton
Richard L. Merpi II

Subrogation

Businesses and insurers may be entitled to pursue recovery of liabilities they have had to pay. A common example is workers' compensation payments to an employee. Under Colorado law, a business or insurer has an independent right to recover from an at-fault third party the full amount of workers' compensation benefits paid out to an injured employee. The attorneys at Childs McCune can help businesses and insurers navigate the complex interaction of statutes, regulations, case law, and insurance agreements which determine the ability to subrogate and maximize recovery.

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Scott Neckers

For Professionals

Accounting Malpractice Defense

Childs McCune’s attorneys provide accounting professionals with a comprehensive, skilled, and aggressive defense against malpractice; negligence; breach of fiduciary duty; and licensing actions. Further, we help our clients avoid becoming enmeshed in a legal dispute or board action, and minimize any resulting damages, by providing counsel respecting practice management; licensure; liability insurance; and client relations.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune

Architect Malpractice Defense

The attorneys at Childs McCune LLC have substantial experience in representing licensed professional, including Architects, in malpractice actions, grievances and in licensing matters.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Margrit Lent Parker
Gina L. Glockner

Dental Malpractice Defense

The attorneys at Childs McCune aggressively represent dentists, oral surgeons, and other dental health professionals in malpractice and licensing board matters. We also provide risk management services to help dental health professionals avoid becoming involved in legal matters.

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Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner

Engineer Malpractice Defense

Libel/Slander/Defamation

The attorneys at Childs McCune represent professionals, individuals, and businesses facing damage to their reputation through allegations of libel, slander, and defamation. Childs McCune attorneys have aggressively represented businesses, HOAs, professionals, and individuals throughout the state of Colorado accused of defamation.

Contact a lawyer to serve your needs:
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Julie Warren
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner

Medical Malpractice Defense

The attorneys at Childs McCune aggressively represent health care providers in malpractice and licensing board matters. We also provide risk management services to help health care professionals avoid becoming involved in legal matters.

Contact a lawyer to serve your needs:
Kim B. Childs
Daniel R. McCune
Christopher K. Miller
Steven A. Michalek
Julie Warren
Margrit Lent Parker
Scott Neckers
Gina L. Glockner