As insurance companies and HMOs pressure doctors and hospital to handle more patients, faster, and more efficiently, the incidents of medical malpractice are increasing. At The Viorst Law Offices, P.C., in Denver, Colorado, we have significant experience representing individuals and families that are victims of medical malpractice.
At The Viorst Law Offices, P.C., in Denver, Colorado, we are committed to helping our clients solve their legal problems and move forward with their lives. For more than twenty years, our trial lawyers have been handling legal matters that have significant effects on individuals and the families that support them.
We recognize that selecting an attorney to protect your legal interests is a difficult decision. Anthony J. ViorstÂ has handled hundreds of criminal and civil trials. He has numerous published appeals and is committed to defending his client's interests in settlement negotiations, during trial, and throughout any necessary appeals.
Anthony J. Viorst graduated Phi Beta Kappa from George Washington University and went on to receive his juris doctorate from Georgetown University in 1987, where he also served as editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. He has written articles on medical malpractice for The Colorado Lawyer and Trial, the magazine of the American Association for Justice. Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association chose his case Preston v. Dupont, 35 P.3d 433 (Colo. 2001) as "Case of the Year, 2001".
Mr. Viorst brings over fifteen years of criminal law experience to the practice. He spent ten years in the Public Defenders Office and has tried over 100 cases, from DUI to murder. Mr. Viorst concentrates his practice in personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense and civil/criminal appeals.
Mr. Viorst is licensed to practice in the Colorado state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. He has the highest rating from his peers as independently reported to Martindale Hubbell and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
Bad Faith Insurance
50% Criminal Law
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Litigation & Appeals
10% Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
40% Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
White Collar Crimes
District of Columbia, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2003
U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1987
Law Journal: Georgetown Law Journal
George Washington University, 1984
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
The Colorado Lawyer
Trial - The Magazine of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Preston v. Dupont, 35 P. 3d 433 (Colo. Supreme Ct. 2001)
People v. Arroya, 988 P. 2d 1124 (Colo. Supreme Ct. 1999)
Personal Injury Plaintiffs
Honors and Awards
Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association, Case of the Year, 2001
Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association, 2003
Board of Trustees, Denver Bar Association, 2004
Fellow, Colorado Bar Foundation, 2005
Board of Editors, Colorado Lawyer, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships
Colorado Bar Association
Board of Governors
Denver Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 - Present
Pro Bono Activities
Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 2001 - Present
Denver Bar Association, Community Action Network, 2003 - Present
B'Nai Havurah Synagogue School, Committee Chair, 2004 - Present
1961, Washington, District of Columbia