Profile

Phil Harding

Harding & Associates, P.C.
730 17th St.
Suite 650
Denver, CO 80202
1-800-878-7888
www.hlaw.org


Mr. Harding not only practices law, but has real life experience in being the C.E.O. of a steel company that creates mechanical parking devices (see www.hardingsteel.com). After graduating from law school in 1990, Phil worked for larger firms, and tried cases in the civil, criminal and domestic relations arena. Currently Phil practices in the areas of Civil Litigation; Appellate Work (Colorado Court of Appeal, Colorado Supreme Court, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court) Wrongful Death; Dram Shop Actions (Liquor Store and Bar Liability) Bad Faith Breach of Contract; Construction Defects and Defense; Corporate Disputes; Plaintiffs' Personal Injury Litigation.

Mr. Harding has many million dollar judgments including one which was nominated for case of the year.  This case involved a liquor store that sold to liquor to minors.  The offer on this case before trial was $25,000.00.  At trial the jury awarded each parent $1,500,000.00.  

Education:

- B.A. Chemistry - University of Colorado, 1986,

- J.D. University of Denver, 1990

Admissions:

-Colorado Bar, 1991

-United States District Court, 1992

-10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002

-United States Supreme Court, 1994

Practice Areas:

Civil Litigation; Appellate Work (Colorado Court of Appeal, Colorado Supreme Court, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court) Wrongful Death; Dram Shop Actions (Liquor Store and Bar Liability) Bad Faith Breach of Contract; Construction Defects and Defense; Corporate Disputes; Plaintiffs' Personal Injury Litigation

Member:

Colorado Bar Association, Arapahoe Bar Association

Life member - Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Awards:

-Golden Key National Honor Society 1995

-Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges 1984-85

-Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges 1985-86

-Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans 1992

-Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans 1993

-Who's Who in American Law 1996/97

-Personalities of America for Contributions to Business and Law 1998

-Patent #6,067,012 awarded to Phil Harding 2000

Charitable Organizations/Non-Profits:

-Director, Positive Coaching 1996 - 2003

-Englewood Rotary, 1997 to present
    International Director 1999 - 2004
     President 2005-06

-Free monthly legal clinic at Agape Christian Church (and inner city church in Denver)