Michael J. Daugherty

Michael J. Daugherty: Attorney with White and Steele Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Michael J. Daugherty was born in Arcadia, California.

Mike joined White and Steele in 1987 and became a shareholder in 1996. His practice focuses on representation of individuals and businesses in both risk management and litigation in Colorado state and federal courts. His broad litigation experience includes defense of all types of casualty claims including wrongful death claims, automobile litigation, premises liability, UM/UIM claims, matters related to the hospitality and food and beverage industry, liquor liability, insurance coverage issues and FELA-related matters.


• Colorado Bar Association

• Denver Bar Association

• International Association of Defense Counsel

• Defense Research Institute

• Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

• National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

• Outstanding Lawyers of America

• Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV - PREEMINEN 10 plus years

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Auto/Trucking Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Property Damage Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Sports and Recreation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
720-507-2083  Phone
(303) 296-2828  Phone
(303) 296-3131  Fax
University Attended:
University of Southern California, B.S., Public Administration, 1982
Law School Attended:
Southwestern University, J.D., Phi Alpha Delta, 1986
Year of First Admission:
United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; 1987, Colorado; United States District Court for the District of Colorado


•Colorado Bar Association
•Denver Bar Association
•International Association of Defense Counsel
•Defense Research Institute
•Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
•National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
•Outstanding Lawyers of America
•Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV - Preeminent 10 plus years

Birth Information:
Arcadia, California, October 7, 1959

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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Denver, Colorado

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