Traci L. Van Pelt, Esq.

Traci L. Van Pelt, Esq.: Attorney with McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, LLC (10 Attorneys)
  • Denver Corporate Center, Tower 1, 4700 S. Syracuse Street, Suite 200, Denver, CO 80237
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  • Traci Van Pelt handles a variety of complex civil cases. The current focus of her practice is the defense of legal, financial and medical professionals in malpractice/professional liability cases.
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Traci Van Pelt began her practice as a civil trial lawyer with the prestigious San Francisco law firm of Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon. In 1996, she joined the Denver firm of Long & Jaudon, and became a founding shareholder of McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, LLC in 2001.

Ms. Van Pelt handles a variety of complex civil cases. The current focus of her practice is the defense of legal, financial and medical professionals in malpractice/professional liability cases. She has extensive courtroom experience and has represented some of Colorado’s top lawyers and law firms. Ms. Van Pelt also handles a broad spectrum of matters for a number of Colorado hospitals. At MFH she continues to handle complex commercial litigation matters, as well as the defense of class action cases against professionals.

Ms. Van Pelt received her law degree from Hastings College of Law at the University of California. She is admitted to practice in Colorado, California and Wyoming and before the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations.

Traci Van Pelt is listed in Best Lawyers in America® in the area of legal malpractice. She has appeared on the Colorado Super Lawyers list since its inception. She was named by Colorado Super Lawyers as one of the top 25 women lawyers in Colorado in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Health Care
  • Hospital Law
  • Complex Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303.458.9555  Phone
303.458.9520  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Davis, B.A., 1987
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1994, California, U.S District Court, Northern District of California, U.S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1995, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2008, Wyoming
Denver, Colorado (Member, Ethics Committee, 2003—) and American Bar Associations; Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Orange, California, April 23, 1965
Reported Cases:
State Farm Fire and Cas. Co. v. Weiss, 194 P.3d 1063 (Colo. App. 2008); Bristol Co., LP v. Osman,190 P.3d 752 (Colo. App. 2007); Sieverding v. Colorado Bar Ass'n, 469 F.3d 1340 (10th Cir. 2006); Aller v. Law Office of Carole C. Schriefer, P.C., 140 P.3d 23 (Colo. App. 2005); Bird v. Pioneers Hospital, 121 F. Supp.2d 1321 (D. Colo. 2000).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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