Michael McLachlan has argued before the United States Supreme Court and earned the highest professional accolades and recognitions in the legal profession, including the distinguished honor of being named in “The Best Lawyers in America” for Personal Injury for the previous 10 years. Michael is also a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, has been recognized as a Master Advocate by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, served as a Member of the Colorado Supreme Court Grievance Committee from 1988-1993, and formerly served as the Solicitor General for the State of Colorado.
Associate Editor, Arizona Law Review, 1972-1973. Recipient: Personal Injury, The Best Lawyers in America and Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2009. Author: Chapter 6, "Effective Household Products Liability", Personal Injury Handbook (James Pub. 1991). Law Clerk to Justice Edward C. Day, Supreme Court of Colorado, 1973-1974. Assistant District Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, Colorado, 1974-1976. Member: Colorado Supreme Court Grievance Committee, 1987-1992; Colorado Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, 1996-2002. Chairman, Commission on Judicial Performance, Sixth Judicial District, 1990-1993; Chairman, Commission on Judicial Performance, Sixth Judicial District, 2007—. La Plata County Attorney, 1995-1998. Solicitor General, State of Colorado, 1999-2000. Chairman, Southern Ute Tribe - State of Colorado, Environmental Control Commission, 2001-2003. Master Advocate, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1992.
International Society of Barristers.