T. Thomas Metier
Metier Law Firm, LLC
4828 S College Avenue
Fort Collins, Co 80525
970-377-3800
tom@metierlaw.com
 
Licensed in:
Admitted: 1981, Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1985, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court; 1989, Wyoming
 
Education:
Law School: Graduated from University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1981)
Undergraduate Degrees: Graduated from Coe College (B.A., cum laude, 1977)
 
Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings: 
  • Martindale Hubbell AV peer review rating, highest rating for legal ability and ethics
  • Colorado Super Lawyer, 2006 to date
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006 to date
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum,member
  • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, member
  • Kenneth Norman Kripke Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America, member
  • Top 10 Attorney Award for the state of Colorado, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Top 10 Best Law Firms for the state of Colorado, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys for the state of Colorado, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer for the state of Colorado, American Society of Legal Advocates
 
Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
American Association for Justice
  • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, member
  • AAJ President's Club, Leaders Forum
  • AAJ Wiedemann & Wysocki Award (2016)- commitment to the legal profession and improving the civil justice system
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, National Advisory Board member

Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
  • Trial Lawyers College, Senior Faculty Member (visit website)
  • National College of Advocacy, Board of Trustees
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, President, 1990-1991
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, member
  • Colorado Bar Association, member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, member
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, member
  • Colorado Alliance for Insurance Reform, member
  • Warriors for Justice, member
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, member
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel, member
  • Trial Masters, charter member
  • National Academy of Jurisprudence, member
  • National League of Renowned Attorneys, member
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice, National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy
Notable Results:
John Doe v. Trucking Company
Wyoming
11 million settlement, truck accident
 
John Doe v. Trucking Company
Colorado
13 million settlement, truck accident
 
John Doe v. Confidential
Colorado
5 million settlement, truck accident
 
Other information:
As Senior Partner of Metier Law Firm, Tom focuses his practice on serious truck and auto accident injuries that change the lives of adults and children.  Because his innovative trial techniques are highly sought after, Tom teaches at the famed Trial Lawyers College and often speaks at legal seminars though out the country.  His seminar topics include the art of trial advocacy and the development of a trial story and damages for a serious injury trucking accident. 
 
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