Jennifer Seidman’s practice focuses on representing homeowners and homeowner associations in construction defect and defective building products cases. Her work includes cases involving structural failures and foundation movement, water intrusion and building envelope failures, building product defects, and design professional errors.
Ms. Seidman appreciates how confusing the legal process can be for homeowners and association board members and strives to help homeowners and homeowner associations successfully navigate the legal system in order to protect what is often their largest and most significant investment. Ms. Seidman has coauthored many articles addressing important construction defect litigation issues. She is admitted to practice before all Colorado courts.
Before joining the firm in 2007, Ms. Seidman worked at a large Denver law firm. She also served as an Assistant Regional Director of a social justice and human rights nonprofit organization. Ms. Seidman lives in Lakewood with her husband and spends her free time reading and exploring Colorado’s mountains.
University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, 2004
Rothgerber Fellowship in Contracts
Courtland H Peterson Writing Award
Mediator Training and Certification
Law Review: University of Colorado Law Review, Comment Editor
Michigan State University, 1999
"Construction Defect Municipal Ordinances: The Balkanization of Tort and Contract Law (Part 1)," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 46, No. 2 (February 2017), co-authored with Ronald Sandgrund, Leslie Tuft and Nelson Boyle.
“Buyer Beware: Construction Defect Law Changes That Affect Homeowners Associations,” College of Community Association Lawyers Law Seminar, 2017
"Unique Construction Defect Damages Mitigation Issues," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 44, no. 2 (February, 2015), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund
"Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment - Parts I and II," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 40, nos. 11 and 12 (2011), coauthored with Ron Sundgrund
"Crossing the Separation of Powers Threshold: Legislative and Regulatory Control of Expert Witness Testimony," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 37, no. 5 (2008), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft
"The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007," The Colorado Lawyer,vol. 36, no. 7 (2007), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Scott Sullan
"Functional Families and Dysfunctional Laws: Committed Partners and Intestate Succession," 75 U. Colo. L. Rev. 211 (2004)