Keith Vance

Vance & Larson Law Firm
319 Ross Ave
Alamosa, CO 81101-2452
(719) 587-1992

Keith Douglas Vance is a plaintiff's trial lawyer. He represents people injured by automobile collisions, semi truck collisions, defective products, intentional acts, medical negligence and those accidents occurring on the job. He also practices in the areas of civil rights litigation, criminal defense, employment law, and civil and criminal appeals.

Mr. Vance is a native of the San Luis Valley, Colorado. He was raised on a cattle ranch near Manassa. He earned his undergraduate degree in 4 years from Adams State College in 1994 and put himself through school by driving semi trucks over the road in the summers and working locally during the school year. He earned his law degree from the University of Nebraska in 1997, graduating with honors. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable Donald Endacott of Lincoln, Nebraska. He began practicing law in 1997 at the Colorado Springs firm of Wittman & McCord. There, he worked for various insurance companies, maintaining a statewide practice of defending negligent drivers that caused auto and truck collisions. He left that firm in 2000 and stopped defending negligent people and companies. He began helping injured people and has committed to never stop. Mr. Vance is licensed in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. He is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Colorado Bar Association and the San Luis Valley Bar Association.

In 2005, Mr. Vance attended Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, a month-long intensive trial school near Dubois, Wyoming. He has tried numerous jury and bench trials to verdict and has won several million dollars in damages for his clients.

Outside of the office, Mr. Vance is married and a father of four children. He is active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, loves to hunt and fish and actively tries to make a difference in his community.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Criminal Defense
Civil and Criminal Appeals
Consumer Protection
Products Liability Law
Workers' Compensation Law
Civil Rights Litigation

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1997
Nebraska, 1999
Wyoming, 2001


University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
J.D. cum laude - 1997
Adams State College
B.A. - 1994

Honors and Awards

Clerk, Donald Endacott of Lincoln

Professional Associations and Memberships

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Member
The American Association for Justice, Member
Colorado Bar Association, Member
San Luis Valley Bar Association, Member
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

Wittman & McCord, 1997 - 2000