Kevin Kuhn
Practice Areas
Industries
Representative Clients
  • CNA - National Trial Counsel
  • COPIC Insurance
  • LifePoint Health, Inc.
  • LifePoint Hospitals
  • Medical Protective - National Trial Counsel
  • OneBeacon
  • Premier Insurance - National Trial Counsel
  • St. Paul Travelers
  • Swiss Re - National Trial Counsel
  • Universal Health Services - National Trial Counsel
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences

Kevin Kuhn
 

Kevin Kuhn is a civil trial attorney.  He has extensive experience in the defense of medical malpractice lawsuits and other professional liability matters. In addition, he handles both plaintiff and defense personal injury matters and product liability cases. Kevin is a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Kevin has tried over 135 cases, including 80 jury trials and over 55 bench trials; defended medical malpractice cases involving physicians, dentists, oral surgeons, hospitals, nurses, and other healthcare providers; defended professional negligence cases involving attorneys, accountants, and real estate agents and brokers; and represented injured parties.  In one case, Kevin successfully defended a real estate agent and broker in a real estate negligence jury trial brought by a physician purchaser.

He has defended long-term care facilities and mental health professional negligence actions and litigated cases in areas of insurance coverage, premises liability, product liability, oil and gas, commercial law, domestic relations, agricultural products, and employment law.  He represents healthcare and other professionals in administrative licensing and credentialing matters and hearings.  In addition to his civil practice, Kevin has prosecuted and defended criminal cases.  He has extensive deposition experience and expertise in all kinds of civil and commercial cases.  He is a frequent and sought-after continuing legal education speaker and frequently speaks to healthcare professionals.

Other Experience

Montgomery Little Soran Murray & Kuhn, PC, 1981-2007

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
    Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers Journal
    Editorial Board
American Board of Trial Advocates
    Member
The Best Lawyers in America
   
Denver Professional Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year, 2016
    Denver Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2013
    Commercial Litigation, 2018
    Medical Malpractice Law, 2007-2018
    Personal Injury Litigation, 2018
    Professional Malpractice Law, 2015-2018
Colorado Super Lawyers
    
Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, 2006-2017
    Top 10, 2008
    Top 100, 2012-2017
    Top 50, 2007-2011
Law Week Colorado
    "People's Choice" Best Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer,
      2017-2014, 2012, 2011
Benchmark Litigation
    
Medical Malpractice - Colorado, 2013-2016
    Local Litigation Star, 2017
5280 Magazine
    Top Lawyer 
          Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2017
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Faculty of Federal Advocates
    President, 2008
Colorado Defense Lawyer's "Trial Idol" Closing Argument Contest
    Winner, 2006
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Invited Member
Colorado Bar Foundation
    Fellow
Arapahoe County Bar Foundation
    Fellow
Colorado Supreme Court Jury System Standing Committee
    Member
Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission, 1995-2001
Arapahoe County Bar Association
    Board of Directors, 1996-1998
Aurora Bar Association
    Vice President, 1994-1995
    President, 1995-1996
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
American Bar Association
    Litigation Section
Catholic Lawyers Guild
    Vice President, 1999-2000
    President, 2000-2001
Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel, 1989-1995
University of Oklahoma College of Law Association
Independence of the Judiciary Committee, 18th Judicial District, Colorado
Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

University of Colorado Office of Admissions
    Admissions Committee, 2005-2013
Florence Crittenton Services
    Board of Directors, 2012
Aurora Community Health Center
    Board of Directors, 1991-1992
Colorado Beer Club, 1991-present
Congressman Tancredo's Military Academies Merit Selection, 2000
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, 2005; 1996
Havana Heights Neighborhood Association
    President, 1997-1999
Church of the Risen Christ, Denver, Colorado
    Parishioner
Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Planned Giving Committee, 1986-1990
Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Life-Member
Read Across America Day
    Volunteer Reader, 1998

Teaching Positions

Air Force Judge Advocate General School
    Trial advocacy and professional responsibility courses, 1999-2004
United States Air Force Academy Department of Law
    Instructor, Reservist, 1996-1999

Personal Interests

Family, exercise, reading, history, aviation


Kevin Kuhn has represented clients in more than 135 trials to verdict, including 80 jury and 55 bench trials. He has extensive experience defending high-stakes medical malpractice and professional liability claims, in addition to catastrophic personal injury and complex commercial litigation. Kevin is a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Representative Cases
Representative Clients
  • CNA - National Trial Counsel
  • COPIC Insurance
  • LifePoint Health, Inc.
  • LifePoint Hospitals
  • Medical Protective - National Trial Counsel
  • OneBeacon
  • Premier Insurance - National Trial Counsel
  • St. Paul Travelers
  • Swiss Re - National Trial Counsel
  • Universal Health Services - National Trial Counsel
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Other Experience

Montgomery Little Soran Murray & Kuhn, PC, 1981-2007

Teaching Positions

Air Force Judge Advocate General School
    Trial advocacy and professional responsibility courses, 1999-2004
United States Air Force Academy Department of Law
    Instructor, Reservist, 1996-1999

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
    Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers Journal
    Editorial Board
American Board of Trial Advocates
    Member
The Best Lawyers in America
   
Denver Professional Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year, 2016
    Denver Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2013
    Commercial Litigation, 2018
    Medical Malpractice Law, 2007-2018
    Personal Injury Litigation, 2018
    Professional Malpractice Law, 2015-2018
Colorado Super Lawyers
    
Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, 2006-2017
    Top 10, 2008
    Top 100, 2012-2017
    Top 50, 2007-2011
Law Week Colorado
    "People's Choice" Best Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer,
      2017-2014, 2012, 2011
Benchmark Litigation
    
Medical Malpractice - Colorado, 2013-2016
    Local Litigation Star, 2017
5280 Magazine
    Top Lawyer 
          Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2017
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Faculty of Federal Advocates
    President, 2008
Colorado Defense Lawyer's "Trial Idol" Closing Argument Contest
    Winner, 2006
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Invited Member
Colorado Bar Foundation
    Fellow
Arapahoe County Bar Foundation
    Fellow
Colorado Supreme Court Jury System Standing Committee
    Member
Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission, 1995-2001
Arapahoe County Bar Association
    Board of Directors, 1996-1998
Aurora Bar Association
    Vice President, 1994-1995
    President, 1995-1996
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
American Bar Association
    Litigation Section
Catholic Lawyers Guild
    Vice President, 1999-2000
    President, 2000-2001
Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel, 1989-1995
University of Oklahoma College of Law Association
Independence of the Judiciary Committee, 18th Judicial District, Colorado
Government Service

United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps
    Prosecutor, 1977-1981
    Reserves, 1981-2006
    Retired as Colonel

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

University of Colorado Office of Admissions
    Admissions Committee, 2005-2013
Florence Crittenton Services
    Board of Directors, 2012
Aurora Community Health Center
    Board of Directors, 1991-1992
Colorado Beer Club, 1991-present
Congressman Tancredo's Military Academies Merit Selection, 2000
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, 2005; 1996
Havana Heights Neighborhood Association
    President, 1997-1999
Church of the Risen Christ, Denver, Colorado
    Parishioner
Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Planned Giving Committee, 1986-1990
Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Life-Member
Read Across America Day
    Volunteer Reader, 1998

Personal Interests

Family, exercise, reading, history, aviation

Articles/Presentations
  • "Practical Judicial Ethics Dilemmas, the Lawyer's Perspective," presented at the Biennial Judicial Ethics Training for Administrative Law Judges (December 2, 2016).
  • "Closing Arguments," presented at the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Summer Conference, (July 27, 2014).
  • "The Fundamentals of Expert Witness Examinations" presented at the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association's Trial Academy, (April 23-24, 2014).
  • "Winning Trial Tactics of 2013 - Choosing Your Audience: How to Decode, Decipher and Enlighten Complete Strangers During Jury Selection," American College of Trial Lawyers and Colorado Bar Association's, Denver, Colorado, (November 8, 2013).
  • "CDLA/CTLA Joint CLE – Discovery Issues: How Both Sides of the Bar Can Be More Cooperative in Discovery," Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, Denver, Colorado, (October 24, 2013).
  • The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Colorado Seminar 2013: Ethics and Beyond- Food for the Journey – "(Lead Us Not Into) Temptations: The Rules of Professional Conduct," October 18, 2013, Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Sedalia, Colorado.
  • "The Trial Lawyer's Perspective on Judicial Conduct and Misconduct," presented at the Judicial Ethics Training for Administrative Law Adjudicators, (January 2013).
  • "Voir Dire - Mastering Persuasion, Eliciting Information and Educating Jurors," presented at, Winning at Trial: Tactics and Skills for 2011, sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers, (November 11, 2011).
  • "Shoulder Dystocia: Defending the Healthcare Provider," presented at Medical Legal Issues in Obstetrics Practice, (November 20, 2009).
  • "Our Courts," presented to Windcrest Independent Living, (June 19, 2009).
  • "Making It Right: Compensation, Safety, and Accountability for Children Born in Colorado with Neurological Impairments," Panelist, Common Good Colorado, (April 22, 2009).
  • "Voir Dire," presented at Colorado Defense Lawyers Conference, (April 16, 2009).
  • "Voir Dire," presented at Colorado Defense Lawyers Conference, (August 3, 2007).
  • "Ethics for Military Judges," presented to Interservice Military Judges' Seminar, (March 2006/March 2007).
  • "Deposition Conduct Behavior: What's Acceptable, What's Not," Moderator, Faculty of Federal Advocates, (January 12, 2007).
  • "Tort Reform Issues," presented at Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, (November 6, 2006).
  • "Ethics in Managing Claims," presented at Colorado Claims Association, (October 20, 2006).
  • "Civil Law Update," presented to Colorado Judicial Conference, (September 18, 2006).
  • "Lawyers: Advertising, Consumer Protection Act, and Deposition Behaviors," presented at Louisiana Defense Lawyers Seminar, (February 28, 2006).
  • "Discovery: A Practical Approach to Current Issues," presented at Colorado Judicial Conference, (September 19, 2005).
  • "Enforcing and Negotiating Settlements," presented at Colorado Bar Association's Personal Injury Litigation Program, (May 19, 2005).
Education
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1977
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1974, Major in Political Science/Law Enforcement; Minor in Journalism
Government Service

United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps
    Prosecutor, 1977-1981
    Reserves, 1981-2006
    Retired as Colonel

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces