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Kevin J. Kuhn


P. 303.244.1841 | F. 303.244.1879


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.

Kevin has 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.


Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • Co-presenter, "Mitigating the Risk of Nuclear Verdicts," COPIC's annual Patient Safety Risk Management Forum, (October 23, 2023).
  • Co-presenter, "National Counsel, National Solutions," Medical Professional Liability Association's Claims Defense Forum, (October 2022).
  • Presenter, "Discovery Duel - Plaintiff Versus Defendant Debate & Update," The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association CLE, (December 5, 2018).
  • Presenter, "Practical Judicial Ethics Dilemmas, the Lawyer's Perspective," The Biennial Judicial Ethics Training for Administrative Law Judges, (December 2, 2016).
  • Presenter, "Closing Arguments," The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association Summer Conference, (July 27, 2014).
  • Presenter, "The Fundamentals of Expert Witness Examinations," 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,", Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Sedalia, Colorado, (October 18, 2013).
  • Presenter, "The Trial Lawyer's Perspective on Judicial Conduct and Misconduct," The Judicial Ethics Training for Administrative Law Adjudicators, (January 2013).
  • Presenter, "Voir Dire - Mastering Persuasion, Eliciting Information and Educating Jurors," Winning at Trial: Tactics and Skills for 2011, sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers, (November 11, 2011).
  • Presenter, "Shoulder Dystocia: Defending the Healthcare Provider," Medical Legal Issues in Obstetrics Practice, (November 20, 2009).
  • Presenter, "Our Courts," 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).
  • Presenter, "Voir Dire," Colorado Defense Lawyers Conference, (April 16, 2009).
  • Presenter, "Voir Dire," Colorado Defense Lawyers Conference, (August 3, 2007).
  • Presenter, "Ethics for Military Judges," 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).
  • Presenter, "Tort Reform Issues," Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, (November 6, 2006).
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Managing Claims," Colorado Claims Association, (October 20, 2006).
  • Presenter, "Civil Law Update," Colorado Judicial Conference, (September 18, 2006).
  • Presenter, "Lawyers: Advertising, Consumer Protection Act, and Deposition Behaviors," Louisiana Defense Lawyers Seminar, (February 28, 2006).
  • Presenter, "Discovery: A Practical Approach to Current Issues," Colorado Judicial Conference, (September 19, 2005).
  • Presenter, "Enforcing and Negotiating Settlements," Colorado Bar Association's Personal Injury Litigation Program, (May 19, 2005).


  • Contributor, "Electronic Records and Metadata: Old and New Liability Risks," Contemporary OB/GYN, (September 2018).


Other Experience

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

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

International Academy of Trial Lawyers
American College of Trial Lawyers
American College of Trial Lawyers Journal
    Editorial Board
American Board of Trial Advocates
The Best Lawyers in America
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year, 2022, 2024
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year, 2024
    Denver Professional Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year, 2016, 2019
    Denver Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2013, 2019
    Commercial Litigation, 2018-2024
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, 2007-2024
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2018-2024
    Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, 2015-2024
Colorado Super Lawyers
    Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, 2006-2024
    Top 100, 2012-2022, 2024
    Top 10, 2008
    Top 50, 2007-2011
Law Week Colorado
    "Barrister's Choice" Best Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer, 2019-2022
    "People's Choice" Best Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer, 2011-2012, 2014-2017, 2023
Benchmark Litigation
    Local Litigation Star, 2017-2018, 2020-2024
    Medical Malpractice - Colorado, 2013-2016
5280 Magazine
    Top Lawyer 
          Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2015-2021, 2023-2024
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 Defense Lawyers Association
Colorado Bar Foundation
Arapahoe County Bar Foundation
Colorado Supreme Court Jury System Standing Committee
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
Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Planned Giving Committee, 1986-1990
Sigma Chi Fraternity
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

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