Lance E. Shurtleff

Lance E. Shurtleff: Attorney with Hall & Evans, LLC AV stamp icon


Lance Shurtleff is a versatile trial lawyer handling complex State and Federal court cases and handling claims before a variety of regulatory boards. He serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors and heads up the Wyoming office. Lance routinely litigates catastrophic injury cases and large loss property damage cases, focusing on trucking accidents, oil and gas industry accidents, and other casualty in Wyoming, Colorado, and North Dakota. Lance also advises these companies on the rapidly evolving regulations impacting their industries, handling OSHA, MSHA, and EEOC claims.

He advises product designers and manufacturers on issues related to recurrent claims arising from design and manufacturing problems and routinely defends against claims and lawsuits brought against companies involved in these industries.

Before joining Hall & Evans, Lance was an associate in a regional civil defense firm located in Denver, focusing on trucking and insurance defense.

Blog Posts

•H&E Attorneys Contribute to the Professional Liability Defense Federation’s Fifty State Compendium
•19 Selected for 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
•H&E Attorneys Contribute to the Professional Liability Defense Federation’s Fifty State Compendium
•Judge Blocks Fracking Rule
•17 Lawyers Selected to the 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers List
•Hall & Evans Attorneys Listed in 2015 Super Lawyers
•Hall & Evans Well Represented in List of 2014 Colorado Super Lawyers

Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars

•Speaker, “Beyond the Basics in Employment Law, a Health Care Reform Overview,” 2010, 2011
•Speaker, “Staying Alert to Opposition Tactics in Trial,” Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming, 2018

Business & Community Service

•The Children’s Hospital Foundation, Volunteer
•South Suburban Parks and Recreation, Volunteer
•Food Bank of the Rockies
•Peach’s Neet Feet

Career Distinctions & Honors

•Martindale-Hubbell , AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Colorado Super Lawyers , “Rising Star,” Personal Injury General: Defense, 2013-2017

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Construction & Design
  • Environmental, Natural Resources & Toxic Tort Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Transportation Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Wyoming, BA, History, 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Wyoming College of Law, JD, 2002
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2002, Colorado; 2014, North Dakota; 2004, Wyoming

Professional Associations

•Wyoming Bar Association
•Defense Lawyers Association of Wyoming
•Colorado & Denver Bar Associations
•North Dakota Bar Association
•International Association of Defense Counsel
•Trial Subcommittee
•Trucking and Toxic Tort Subcommittees

Birth Information:
Buffalo, Wyoming, March 9, 1977
Reported Cases:
Decisions: Lanahan v. Chi Psi Fraternity, et. al., 175 P.3d 97 (Colo. 2008)
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

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