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Julie Anderson is a co-founding principal partner of Anderson Hemmat. She is the partner in charge of Pre-litigation matters for the firm. This means she oversees all aspects of your case up until a lawsuit is filed. Ms. Anderson makes it a point to always be available to her clients. She also acts as co-counsel to Mr. Hemmat during trials.
Ms. Anderson has been a Colorado resident since 1989. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from William Smith. Ms. Anderson then attended the University of Denver as a dual degree student, studying law at the Sturm College of Law and psychology at the Graduate School of Psychology.
Ms. Anderson began her private practice in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, worker’s compensation, and criminal defense. She completed dozens of jury trials and litigated several of her cases through appeals to the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court.
In 1999, Ms. Anderson was appointed as a magistrate for Denver County Court. She presided over all civil, criminal, and juvenile matters. In 2005, she was appointed to serve as a judge for the City of Aurora. In 2010, she was appointed to serve as a judge for the City of Littleton. In 2011, she returned to Anderson Hemmat in a full time capacity.
Ms. Anderson’s background in psychology has proven to be a huge benefit to her throughout her career. Her education and experience in the field of psychology makes her a compassionate advocate for her clients. Her graduate work, including her master’s thesis work, focused on jury selection and behavior. She is frequently consulted regarding jury selection. This background, in addition to her 25 years of trial experience, both as an attorney and judge, make her an exceptional advocate for her clients both at the pre-trial and trial phases of their case.
Ms. Anderson is very active in her legal and general community, focusing much of her work on children’s issues and mental health issues. She is a former president of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and very active in many national, state, local and specialty bar associations. She is a Fellow at the Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Women’s Bar Association. She is a board member and a member of the Chair’s Roundtable for the Colorado Lawyer’s Committee.
Ms. Anderson has written articles for the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association. She also co-authored an update of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure with Colorado Supreme Court Justice William Hobbs.
Ms. Anderson’s focus is exceptional, thorough, and personalized care of her clients. She has a very strong sense of justice and focuses this into strong advocacy for her clients to manage and resolve their case in their best interest.
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Typically, a personal injury accident case will go to trial when a settlement agreement cannot be reached outside of courts. If the defendant in the personal injury case is refusing to offer a settlement that accurately reflects the extent of damages, then a trial might be the only option to secure maximum financial compensation.
The best way to know whether or not you should accept a personal injury settlement is to consult with an accident lawyer you trust. Insurance companies try to get claimants to settle quickly before they know how much they actually could get for their accident. Consider having your personal injury case evaluated by a Denver accident attorney from our law firm.
Anderson Hemmat operates on a contingency fee basis. This is a "no recovery, no fee" guarantee which basically states that you do not owe us attorney fees until we obtain a verdict or settlement for you. To learn more about payment options, please call our experienced accident attorneys directly.
While it is not mandatory that you have legal representation for a personal injury case, it can be extremely beneficial. Many people are cut short of the financial compensation because they were not aware of how much they actually deserved for their extensive accident.
Many people do not go to the hospital after car accidents either because they think they are not injured or they fear they will have to pay out of pocket for the visit. Truthfully, many car accident injuries can go undetected and may not begin to bother the victim until days or even weeks after the accident. As a precaution, anyone involved in a moderate to serious car accident should go to the hospital for a physical evaluation. Most likely, this visit will be covered by insurance. Just be sure to keep record of the visit and the payment for the visit.
It can be difficult for a driver to know how much they're entitled to after a car accident. Many drivers accept the insurance company's first settlement offer because they trust that it's fair and will be enough to cover all accident-related expenses. This is not always the case. We encourage drivers to consult with a car accident attorney after a collision for a second opinion on how much your claim is worth. More often than not, insurance companies offer claimants far less than they actually deserve.
Colorado has comparative/contributory negligence laws. This means that even drivers who are partially at fault for accidents can recover compensation from insurance. However, this does not apply to drivers who are more than 50 percent at fault for the collision. For example, if the insurance adjusters decided that you were 20 percent at-fault and the other driver was 80 percent at-fault, then you could collect up to 80 percent from the other driver's insurance.
The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.