Anne K. McMichael, JD


Meet Anne

Anne’s practice focuses on a broad array of civil litigation including insurance defense, premises liability, commercial and residential construction defect, and the representation of small businesses. Anne also has experience drafting briefs at various appellate court levels. When she is not in the courtroom, Anne shifts her concentration to assisting individuals and couples with preparing for the future via estate planning as well as probate and probate litigation. Anne extends this passion to the community by attending various functions throughout the front-range to discuss the importance of estate planning.

Anne opines that, in order to achieve the best outcome for a case, it is necessary to work closely with your clients and put their best interests first. Anne prides herself on being pro-active, organized, communicative, and driven to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients.

Anne has tried several bench and jury trials, and arbitrations. Between 2020 and 2021, Anne received two defense verdicts for her general contractor clients in cases where the Plaintiffs were seeking over a million dollars in damages.

Firm Service/History

Anne was welcomed as an Associate at CCRJ in February of 2015. In February of 2017, Anne was promoted to Senior Counsel. Anne became Partner in January of 2021.

Prior to joining the firm, Anne practiced for four years at a small insurance defense firm in Denver. There, Anne’s practice focused on construction defect, employment litigation, and representation of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Anne graduated from Colorado State University in 2004 with a bachelors in Sociology with a criminal justice emphasis. After college, Anne attended the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and graduated from DU in 2009. While at DU, Anne interned with Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, where she assisted with numerous cases. Anne was also a member of the Natural Resources & Environmental Law Society, the Public Interest Law Group, and a writer/editor for the Free Press.

Professional Activities

Admitted to practice in Colorado in 2009.


CWBA, Woman’s Professional Advancement Committee
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association


Colorado State University – 2004
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law – 2009


Colorado Defense Trial Lawyers Trial Academy – 2017

Publications/Notable Opinions

Sopris Lodging, LLC v. Scofield Excavation, Inc., et al., 2016WL122816 (Colo. App. 2016)

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