Steven A. Shapiro
Firm: Fleishman & Shapiro P.C.
Address: 2000 S. Colorado Boulevard Tower One, Suite 9000
Denver, CO 80222
Membership: Denver, Douglas and American Bar Associations; Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Brain Injury Association of Colorado (President, 2001-2003; Member, Board of Directors, 1999—; Chairman, Legislative
University: Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1979, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1982
Admitted: 1983, Colorado; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Tenth Circuit and Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Biography: Mr. Shapiro is a trial attorney and a member of the Denver firm of Fleishman & Shapiro P.C. His broad range of trial experience includes personal injury, automobile/motorcycle litigation, professional liability/malpractice, bad faith, insurance and commercial litigation. The majority of his practice focuses on traumatic brain injury as well as spinal cord injuries. His work also embodies health care and risk management issues. He is rated “AV” by the nationally renowned publication, Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible for excellence of practice and ethical standards, and has been recognized as a Super LawyerHe has built his reputation based on aggressive and creative trial work. He has obtained numerous six- and seven-figure verdicts and settlements for clients who have been involved in traumatic situations which altered their lives physically, mentally and financially. These results have been obtained in brain injury, spinal cord damage, and loss of bodily function cases. He prides himself on his personal commitment to assisting clients to achieve financial stability and security after suffering significant loss. He has obtained one of the largest slip and fall verdicts in Colorado history and the largest personal injury verdict in Jefferson and Weld County.Community involvement is also a priority for Mr. Shapiro. He is past President of the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. He presently participates in the Colorado Brain Injury Collaborative for the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado and sits on the Board of the Latin American Education Foundation and the Anti-Defamation League. He is a frequent contributor to publications concerning health care and risk management issues.Mr. Shapiro is from Brooklyn, New York and has practiced in Colorado his entire professional career. He is an associate member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. He is well versed in all alternative dispute resolution procedures.Member: Board of Trustees, National Sports Center for the Disabled, 2000—; Internal Review Board, St. Anthony Hospital, 2001—.