Attorney Details

Monica L.C. Lester - Of Counsel

MONICA L.C. LESTER is Of Counsel in the Colorado office, practicing in the firm’s Litigation and Insurance Services Group. Ms. Lester has extensive experience in a wide range of complex civil litigation including commercial, construction, contract disputes, insurance coverage, personal injury, premises liability, professional liability, property damage, and general liability defense. Ms. Lester has jury and bench trial experience, appears often in state and federal courts, and participates regularly in private mediations. Ms. Lester represents a variety of clients including insurance companies, small and large businesses, and individuals who have been named as defendants in civil lawsuits including architects, attorneys, automobile and commercial trucking operators, engineers, surveyors, landowners, and insurance brokers.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Lester served as in-house counsel for a regional property and casualty insurance company where she counseled the company on a wide variety of claims, coverage matters involving first and third party coverages, and bad faith claims in litigation.

Ms. Lester is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver in 2000. Ms. Lester graduated from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minors in Anthropology and German.

Outside of the office, Ms. Lester is the Vice Regent for the Piney Creek Chapter, NSDAR, and she is a volunteer for Girl Scouts of Colorado.