Amanda Wiley DeWick

Special Counsel

Amanda Wiley DeWick

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Amanda Wiley DeWick is an associate attorney at Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC, where she represents corporate and individual clients in complex litigation matters. Ms. DeWick received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors, and her law degree from the University of Denver, where she received Order of St. Ives graduation honors and was a senior editor of the University of Denver Law Review. She went on to receive an LL.M. degree from the University of Denver, College of Law, where she graduated first in her class.

Ms. DeWick’s practice focuses on the areas of product liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, automobile/trucking transportation liability, and construction defect. Ms. DeWick has successfully tried more than 60 jury trials, conducted countless evidentiary hearings, and argued numerous dispositive motions in federal and state courts throughout the country.

Ms. DeWick has significant experience in managing, resolving and trying complex civil matters. Recently, she was lead trial counsel in a multi-week jury trial and obtained a favorable verdict for her client on all issues. She also recently won summary judgment on a multi-million dollar claim that resulted in her client being dismissed from the case.

Ms. DeWick is licensed in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nevada.


Professional experience:

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC – Associate
    Denver, Colorado

2015 - present

Taylor Anderson, LLC – Associate

2009 - 2015

Denver City Attorney’s Office

2005 - 2009

Law Clerk to the Honorable Jane Tidball

2005 - 2006


Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as a Rising Star in personal injury defense litigation for 2009-2016

  • 2014 Denver Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Community Member of the Year award

  • Order of St. Ives graduation honors for graduating in top 10% of law school class

  • Association of international Petroleum Negotiators negotiation award winner


Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado, 2005
  • Nevada, 2010
  • Wyoming, 2011

Education:

  • LL.M., Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy, specialization in Energy Law and Policy, University of Denver, College of Law, 2008
  • Juris Doctor, University of Denver, College of Law, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science, Journalism, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001

Speaking Engagements:

  • Getting Beyond He Said/She Said, Colorado Bar Association, Denver, CO, 2015, Presenter

 

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