Kevin Mahoney attended college at Duke University where he was a four-year letterman on the varsity lacrosse team. He was chosen to the Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll during each of his four years of college. In 1991 he graduated cum laude from Duke with a double major in history and political science. He then attended Duke University School of Law, which is one of the top ten law schools in the country. He was a member of the law review at Duke and received the Note of the Year Award during his second year of law school. In 1995, Kevin graduated with honors from Duke Law School and joined the Mahoney Law Firm that same year. He is admitted to practice in the Colorado and Wyoming state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association, and the Wyoming Trial Lawyers' Association.
Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 young children. His hobbies include skiing and coaching youth lacrosse.
Selected as a Super Lawyers® for 14 consecutive years (2009-2022). Kevin was selected to Super Lawyers in the Plaintiff Medical Malpractice category in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was chosen to Super Lawyers in the Class Action/Mass Torts category in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
In 2015, 2016, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Kevin was chosen by 5280 Magazine as one of only 12 attorneys in the state of Colorado as a Top Lawyer in the field of plaintiffs' medical malpractice. Less than 3% of the attorneys in the state were chosen as Top Lawyers.
He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who, while acting as lead counsel, have achieved awards or settlements in excess of $2,000,000 for an individual client.
Kevin Sean Mahoney
Volunteer, VOA Family Motel (provide food, gifts and donate time for parties for under-privileged families)
Lacrosse Coach, 3d Colorado for 9th grade and 10th grade girls’ teams.
United States Tennis Association, Volunteer Tennis Instructor, Lake Middle School
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Amicus Brief Writer
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1995
U.S. District Court District of Wyoming, 2001
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1998
Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
J.D. - 1995
Honors: Moot Court Competition, 1993
Honors: Note of the Year Award - Alaska Law Review, 1994
Honors: With Honors
Law Review: Alaska Law Review, 1993 - 1995
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
B.A. - 1991
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Dean's List
Honors: Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll, 1987-1991
Honors: Letterman, NCAA Division I Lacrosse, 1987-1991
Major: Political Science
Alaska's Cap on Non-Economic Damages: Unfair, Unwise and Unconstitutional, Alaska Law Review, Vol. XI, Number 1, 67-95, June, 1994
Post-Trial Wrangling: Hanging on to Large Non-Economic Damages Awards in Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice Cases, Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, December, 2000
Selected to Super Lawyers (Plaintiff Medical Malpractice), 2009 - 2017
5280 Top Lawyer 2015, 2016
Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, Member, 1995 - Present
American Association for Justice, Member, 1995 - Present
American Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
American Mensa, Member, 2000 - Present
Wyoming Bar Association, 2001 - Present
Wyoming Trial Lawyers' Association, 2001 - Present
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Echeverria & Link, San Francisco, California, Summer Associate, 1994
Colorado Court of Appeals, Denver, Colorado; The Hon. Leonard Plank, Summer Clerk, 1993
Delta Tau Delta