Eric Sunness has successfully defended felony and misdemeanor cases since
1993 in both Larimer and Weld Counties. Mr. Sunness is a zealous advocate
who works incredibly hard to obtain the very best results for his clients.
He has been a member of the Larimer County Bar Association Ethics and
Professionalism Committee for more than ten years. He has effectively
handled over 1000 DUI and criminal cases.
Mr. Sunness is a member of the Better Business Bureau. He has an “AV
Preeminent” rating with Martindale.com, which is a significant rating
accomplishment – a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the
highest level of professional excellence.
Call Mr. Sunness today to schedule a free initial consultation concerning
your criminal charges. The firm accepts all credit cards.”
Mr. Sunness joined Frey, Korb, Haggerty & Michaels, P.C. as an associate in 1995 and was a shareholder from 1998 until December, 2006. Mr. Sunness founded Eric A. Sunness, Attorney at Law, LLC in January of 2007.
Mr. Sunness has represented and counseled a wide range of clients in sophisticated family law matters throughout the state for twenty years, and has extensive experience in handling criminal defense, juvenile law, and personal injury matters.
Mr. Sunness is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Larimer County Bar Association, and Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. He presently serves on the Larimer County Bar Association Professionalism Committee. Mr. Sunness graduated in 1992 with a Juris Doctor degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. While attending law school, Mr. Sunness served as a legal intern at Sixty Plus, Inc, Elderlaw Clinic of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and served as a law clerk for Abood & Doyle, PC. Mr. Sunness was also a member of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School Trial Team, served as a Professor's Assistant in the Trial Workshop program, and was on the Dean's List. In 1982, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York, College at Brockport. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sunness worked for the New Jersey Nets Basketball Team as assistant to the public relations director, and sold fine printing paper for Horwitz Paper Company, Elmira, New York, and Alling & Cory Paper Company, Syracuse, New York.
Mr. Sunness is married and has three children. He is also active in his community. He has served as president of Fort Collins Youth Lacrosse and vice-president of Northern Colorado Youth Hockey. He was named Coach of the Year by Colorado State University, and for the Western Region of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. Mr. Sunness is currently a USA Hockey Certified Ice Hockey Coach, a USA Hockey Certified On-Ice Official, and in his spare time he enjoys playing the electric bass guitar.
Mr. Sunness has been a hockey coach for more than 25 years, He was the Head Coach at Colorado State University in 2009, and at Colorado State University, and the American Collegiate Hockey Association have both recognized him as Coach of the Year.
85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Professional Associations and Memberships Colorado Bar Association
- Colorado Bar Association
- Larimer County Bar Association
- Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
- Fort Collins Youth Lacrosse, President
- Northern Colorado Youth Hockey, Vice-President.
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Larimer County Bar Association; Ethics and Professionalism Committee (Former Chair).