T. Thomas Metier
Metier Law Firm, LLC
4828 S College Avenue
Fort Collins, Co 80525
Licensed in:  CO & WY
Law School: Graduated from University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1981)
Undergraduate Degrees: Graduated from Coe College (B.A., cum laude, 1977)
Board Certified in Truck Accident Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified in Civil Practice Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings: 
  • Martindale Hubbell AV peer review rating, highest rating for legal ability and ethics
  • Super Lawyers, 2006 to date
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006 to date
  • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Nation's Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America, member
  • Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Colorado, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Top 10 Best Law Firms for the State of Colorado, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys for the state of Colorado, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer for the State of Colorado, American Society of Legal Advocates
Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, President 2019-2020
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Board of Regents
  • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, Member
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Past National Advisory Board Member

Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
  • AAJ Leaders Forum, Member
  • National College of Advocacy, Board of Trustees
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, President, 1990-1991
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee; Board Member
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, Member
  • Colorado Alliance for Insurance Reform, Member
  • Warriors for Justice, Member
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel, Member
  • Trial Masters, Charter Member
  • National Academy of Jurisprudence, Member
  • National League of Renowned Attorneys, Member
Notable Achievements:
  • Kenneth Norman Kripke Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • AAJ Wiedemann & Wysocki Award (2016) - Commitment to the legal profession and improving the civil justice system
  • Trial Lawyers College, Senior Faculty Member, 1995-present

Notable Results:
  • $52 Million: Trial verdict roll-over crash in ColoradoJohn Doe v. Trucking Company
  • $17.75 Million: Insurance bad faith claim arising from vehicle crash
  • $13 Million: Settlement, truck accident in Wyoming
Other information:
Tom Metier focuses his practice on serious truck and auto accident injuries that change the lives of adults and children. Because his innovative trial techniques are highly sought after, Tom teaches at the famed Trial Lawyers College and often speaks at legal seminars throughout the country.  His seminar topics include the art of trial advocacy and the development of trial stories and damages for serious injuries causes by accidents involving trucks.  Metier Law Firm has offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon and Nebraska.  Tom represents clients injured in truck accidents across the United States and acts as co-counsel and trial counsel for lawyers with significant injury cases. 
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