Mike O'Donnell Colorado Chair of American College of Trial Lawyers

10.08.2008

DENVER: Michael O’Donnell, chairman of the Denver litigation firm Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell, was named Chairman of the Colorado State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers, effective October 1, 2008. Widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in America since it was founded in 1950, the ACTL is composed of the best U.S. and Canadian trial lawyers who are dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice, and the ethics of the profession.

Mr. O'Donnell is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in four litigation categories, was voted one of the top ten lawyers in Colorado in 2007 by Colorado Super Lawyers, and was recently recognized for his competency and professionalism by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, only the seventh time in its 55-year history that this plaintiffs’ bar association has given such an award to a defense lawyer.