Reeves Whalen

Whalen Hersh, LLP
7955 E Arapahoe Ct Ste 2375
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 307-2666
www.whalenhersh.com


Mr. Whalen has been featured and covered extensively in The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post, Colorado Law Week, The Colorado Statesman, AAJ Trial Magazine, The University of Denver Law Magazine, Westword, and Education News Colorado.

Reeves Whalen represents clients in all personal injury matters. Mr. Whalen actively litigates cases on behalf of injured victims and their families, patients, and consumers in motor vehicle accidents, commercial trucking injury claims, premise liability claims, wrongful death actions, bad faith insurance disputes, pharmacy prescription misfile incidents, gas explosion claims, and matters involving catastrophic injury and death. Mr. Whalen, as featured in Colorado Law Week, had the 2016 third largest personal injury verdict in Colorado.

EDUCATION

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government Executive Education
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
Dickinson College

BAR ADMISSIONS

Colorado, 2008
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

HONORS & AWARDS

National Association of Distinguished Counsel, The Nation's Top One Percent America's Top High Stakes Litigator, America's Top 100 Attorneys
Lifetime Achievement Award, America's Top 100 Attorneys
Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012-2016
Million Dollar Advocates Forum - The Top Trial Lawyers in America, 2014
American Constitution Society - Progressive Young Leadership Award, 2012
Denver Business Journal - Forty Under 40, 2011
National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Colorado Trial Attorney, 2012
5280 Magazine - Top Young Attorneys in Colorado, 2012
National Trial Lawyers - Forty Under 40, 2011
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association - Eagle Award, 2014
American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, 2014
Young Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, Finalist 2010
Colorado Law Week - Complete Lawyer, Finalist 2010
AVVO - Highest Distinction of Superb Attorney Rating

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Inner City Health Center, Board of Directors
Save Our Youth Mentorship Program / Board of Directors
Girls Athletic Leadership School / Board of Directors
Denver Public Schools / Attorney Guest Teacher Program
Denver Public Schools Foundation / Development Committee
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver / Women in Law, Media & Politics
AMC Cancer Fund / Development Committee
Project CURE / Medical Supply Assistance Project
Center of Hope Haiti / Orphanage Construction Project
Red Cloud Indian School / Pine Ridge ReservationColorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Board of Directors
American Constitution Society (ACS), Board of Directors
Obama for America, Colorado Gen44 Finance Committee
Clinton Foundation, Ambassador & Young Philanthropist
Vice President Al Gore Climate Reality Leadership Program, Climate Leader
Democratic Party of Denver, Executive Committee
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Transition Team, Co-Chair Dept. of Excise & Licensing
Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg, Citizen Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC)
Fix the Debt, Colorado Steering Committee
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Mass Tort Committee Chair, 2013
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Eagle Committee Co-Chair, 2014
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, CTLA & CDLA Annual Professionalism Ceremony Co-Chair 2014
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Legislative Committee, 2015
Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association (MTTLA), Executive Committee
Hickenlooper for Colorado, Campaign Finance Committee
Romanoff for United States Senate, Campaign Finance Committee
Romanoff for United States Congress, Campaign Finance Committee
Romer for Mayor, Campaign Finance Committee
Duran for Colorado House District 5, Campaign Finance Committee
Haynes for Denver Public School Board, Campaign Finance Committee

LECTURES & SEMINARS

360 Advocacy, How to Win Trucking Cases
Educator Effectiveness Forum, Senator Michael Johnston
SB1070 Immigration Reform, Senator Chris Romer, ACS CLE
Lobato v. Colorado & The Future of Education in Colorado, ACS CLE
Education Policy Debriefing, Lt. Governor Joe Garcia
Denver City Council At-Large Candidate Forum, Moderator