Derry Adams

Wills & Adams LLP
15 W. Cimarron Street
Suite 300
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1629
(719) 471-3848

Derry Beach Adams is deeply committed to assertively and effectively representing the interests of her clients who've been injured by the carelessness and recklessness of others. For twenty-five years, she has worked for her clients to obtain recovery for the personal harms and losses they've suffered and the financial losses resulting from difficult and life-altering limitations.

Ms. Adams has had the priviledge to work with hardworking and deserving individuals and families in Colorado who've been faced with unexpected tragedies. She helps them through the intricacies of the civil justice system and garners the legal and expert resources necessary to present their claims persuasively in and out of court. She takes great pride in seeing the resources families are able to use to return to active and productive lives.

With passion and empathy, Ms. Adams and the members of her firm represent people injured in automobile and trucking accidents, auto and pedestrian/bicycle collisions, uninsured motorist and other insurance claims, skiing and ski lift injuries and medical malpractice - in all cases involving personal injury. She works with those whose loved ones have died, whether from a car crash, a commercial trucker's negligence or a hospital or physcian's fatal errors.

Ms. Adams has been honored by Martinale-Hubbell with an AV-preeminent ranking, recognizing legal skills and highest ethical standards.

Ms. Adams grew up in New Orleans and moved to Colorado to attend Colorado College and University of Colorado's law school in Boulder. She is deeply committed to this community and to Colorado. This commitment is shared with her husband, teacher and tennis coach Dave Adams, and their two grown children.

Member: El Paso County and Colorado Bar Associations, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Colorado Bar Foundation, and the American Association for Justice.

Areas of Emphasis:

All areas of Personal Injury, with an emphasis upon:
Automobile Collisions
Wrongful Death Actions
Commercial Vehicle and Trucking Collisions
Insurance claims for failure to pay contractual benefits (Bad Faith)
Medical and Hospital Liability
Skier to Skier Collisions and Ski Lift Injuries
Sexual Abuse Litigation by People in Positions of Trust-- therapists, clergy and other professionals
Burn Injuries


The Colorado College, Bachelor of Arts, 1985
University of Colorado, Juris Doctorate, 1989