Julie N. Richards

Julie N. Richards

Associate, since 2015
Englewood, Colorado

Ms. Richards represents clients in a wide range of commercial and insurance defense matters, with a particular emphasis on complex, high-stakes litigation. Ms. Richards has successfully represented product manufacturers and retailers in defending product liability and consumer protection act claims, as well as successfully defending major construction companies and property owners in multi-million dollar construction defect claims. Additionally, Ms. Richards has successfully represented multiple corporate and individual clients in claims involving trucking and automobile accidents, premises liability, trademark infringement, municipal liability, insurance coverage, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, and liquor liability. Ms. Richards focuses on providing high quality, innovative and zealous advocacy with a strong emphasis on efficiency and client satisfaction.


Ms. Richards attended University of Oregon where she majored in Political Science and International Studies. After her undergraduate studies, she attended Washburn School of Law in Topeka, Kansas where she received the CALI Award of Excellence in Insurance Law.


Ms. Richards is admitted to practice in Colorado, United States District Court District of Colorado, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has been admitted as Pro Hac Vice counsel in several states and federal districts, including California, Texas, Utah, Arizona, Northern District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the District of Montana.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Products Liability Law
  • Transportation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2012


  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    • J.D. - 2007
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
    • B.A. - 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Arapahoe Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Godfrey | Johnson P.C., Senior Associate, 2010 - 2015
  • Law Offices of Luke Danielson, Associate, 2008 - 2010
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