Steve Merker’s Experience

MerkerSteve_155x190 copySteven J. Merker has been an active, successful trial lawyer for more than 35 years. He has tried and won dozens of jury trials, representing clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. He has been listed in Best Lawyers In America, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Denver Law in the Denver Business Journal. He is rated by his peers in the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings as AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated* with the highest possible ratings (5.0 out of 5.0) in legal knowledge and ethical standards.

Professional Experience:

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP (partner, Denver office, 1997-2013)
  • Davis, Graham & Stubbs (partner, Denver, 1978-1996)
  • Jones Day (associate lawyer, Cleveland, 1976-1978)

Admitted to Practice In These Courts:

  • All Colorado State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Tenth, and Federal Circuits
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education:

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., with Honors, Law Review
  • University of Florida, M.S., Electrical Engineering
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S., Electrical Engineering

Military Service:

  • United States Air Force, Honorably Discharged with the rank of Captain

Memberships:

  • Colorado Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • American Bar Association

*Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.