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James C. Tienken

As the founding member of Tienken Associates, P.C., Jim offers substantial trial and appellate experience. A believer in thorough preparation, Jim draws on his extensive skills in legal analysis and courtroom presentation to achieve the best possible results for his clients.

Jim has received the preeminent 5.0 out of 5 “AV” rating by his peers. This rating reflects Jim’s recognized expertise and ability, as well as his high ethical standards. The AV rating acknowledges the highest level of legal skills and ethical responsibility that a lawyer can achieve.

Jim is a member of the Colorado and Boulder Bar Associations, and has practiced before the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Jim has also appeared in State and Federal Courts in Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and New Mexico.

Bar Admissions and Experience: Colorado (1981); U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (1981); U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit (1981); U.S. Supreme Court (1994).

Education: South Dakota State University (B.S., With Honors 1978); University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. 1981)

Jim also volunteers his time for numerous community boards and activities, and acts as legal advisor to various local non-profit businesses, most on a pro bono basis.

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Jim has received the preeminent AV rating by his peers.