Reeves D. WhalenManaging Partner

Mr. Whalen has been featured and covered extensively in The Denver Business Journal, The Denver Post, Colorado Law Week, The Colorado Statesman, AAJ Trial Magazine, The University of Denver Law Magazine, Westword, and Education News Colorado.

Higher Education

15 Awards and honors

6 Lectures & Seminars

Reeves D. Whalen

Reeves Whalen represents clients in all personal injury matters. Mr. Whalen actively litigates cases on behalf of injured victims and their families, patients, and consumers in motor vehicle accidents, commercial trucking injury claims, premises liability claims, wrongful death actions, bad faith insurance disputes, pharmacy prescription misfile incidents, gas explosion claims, and matters involving catastrophic injury and death. Mr. Whalen, as featured in Colorado Law Week, had the 2016 third largest personal injury verdict in Colorado.

Honors and Awards


Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government Executive Education

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

Dickinson College

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2008

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Community Involvement

  • Inner City Health Center, Board of Directors
  • Girls Athletic Leadership School / Board of Directors
  • Denver Public Schools / Attorney Guest Teacher Program
  • Denver Public Schools Foundation / Development Committee
  • Girls Inc. of Metro Denver / Women in Law, Media & Politics
  • AMC Cancer Fund / Development Committee
  • Project CURE / Medical Supply Assistance Project
  • Center of Hope Haiti / Orphanage Construction Project
  • Red Cloud Indian School / Pine Ridge ReservationColorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Board of Directors
  • American Constitution Society (ACS), Board of Directors
  • Obama for America, Colorado Gen44 Finance Committee
  • Clinton Foundation, Ambassador & Young Philanthropist
  • Romanoff for United States Senate, Campaign Finance Committee
  • Romanoff for United States Congress, Campaign Finance Committee
  • Romer for Mayor, Campaign Finance Committee
  • Save Our Youth Mentorship Program / Board of Directors
  • Vice President Al Gore Climate Reality Leadership Program, Climate Leader
  • Democratic Party of Denver, Executive Committee
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Transition Team, Co-Chair Dept. of Excise & Licensing
  • Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg, Citizen Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC)
  • Fix the Debt, Colorado Steering Committee
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Mass Tort Committee Chair, 2013
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Eagle Committee Co-Chair, 2014
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, CTLA & CDLA Annual Professionalism Ceremony Co-Chair 2014
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Legislative Committee, 2015
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association (MTTLA), Executive Committee
  • Hickenlooper for Colorado, Campaign Finance Committee
  • Duran for Colorado House District 5, Campaign Finance Committee
  • Haynes for Denver Public School Board, Campaign Finance Committee.

Lectures and Seminars

360 Advocacy, How to Win Trucking Cases

SB1070 Immigration Reform, Senator Chris Romer, ACS CLE

Education Policy Debriefing, Lt. Governor Joe Garcia

Educator Effectiveness Forum, Senator Michael Johnston

Lobato v. Colorado & The Future of Education in Colorado, ACS CLE

Denver City Council At-Large Candidate Forum, Moderator