Mr. Eldredge has been practicing law continuously with the firm since his admission to the Colorado Bar in 1983. Mr. Eldredge’s practice focuses on complex medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and large product liability cases, as well as mass tort litigation.
Mr. Eldredge was recognized as Barristers’ Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Law Week Colorado in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and received the People’s Choice Award as Colorado’s Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in 2009. Mr. Eldredge is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Mr. Eldredge has an active litigation practice and regularly appears in both State and Federal Courts. He has handled cases throughout the country. Mr. Eldredge focuses his practice on medical malpractice cases, and this area of law includes cases involving claims for damages arising from inadequate or substandard hospital and clinic protocols, as well as damages resulting from substandard care rendered by medical professionals. Mr. Eldredge is engaged in medical malpractice cases focusing on informed consent and other physician-patient communication issues, as well as breaches in preventative care. He has successfully handled cases in birth trauma, failure to diagnose heart attacks and failure to diagnose cancer cases, among many others.
Mr. Eldredge is a frequent lecturer throughout the country on a variety of topics, and regularly presents seminars to the Colorado and national legal community. Additionally, Mr. Eldredge maintains an active role with the educational community in the Denver Metropolitan area. Mr. Eldredge has made presentations to the AAJ, and the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. Mr. Eldredge is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Scott Eldredge has been selected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law. Best Lawyers publishes a book each year listing those individuals recognized as professionals who continue their education in an effort to stay current in their chosen profession and continue to distinguish themselves among their peers. Professionally, the book is considered to be the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Mr. Eldredge was chosen as a member of this distinguished group because he has displayed an exemplary commitment to his profession, his community and his clients.
Mr. Eldredge was awarded the honor of being named a Colorado Super Lawyer for the years 2006-2015. Super Lawyers represent an elite top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Colorado who are selected by peer review. Mr. Eldredge has also met the standard of excellence for selection as one of the The National Trial Lawyer’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Eldredge has also been recognized as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers and is determined by invitation only. Membership includes placement of a maximum of 3,500 Fellows, who are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.
Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Rating
Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2016,” Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Denver
Best Lawyers® in America, 2013-2016
5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015-2016
Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, United States – Plaintiff, Mass Tort/Product Liability, 2013
Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado – Plaintiffs, 2013
Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Award, Law Week Colorado, Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer, 2010-2013
Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers
Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Fellow, Colorado Bar Association Foundation
Colorado Super Lawyer, 2006-2016 (Personal Injury Plaintiffs: Medical Malpractice, Top 100, 2011 - 2016) and Top 100 Super Lawyers 2014
People’s Choice, Colorado’s Best Medical Malpractice Attorney, 2009
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
J.D., 1983, The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
B.A., 1978, Colorado State University
The National Trial Lawyers
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
"Considering a Medical Malpractice Case Involving Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Cases 101," The Trial Lawyer, Winter 2016 edition
"Investigating the Defendant: The Landscape is Changing," presentation to CTLA members, 2015 CTLA Convention, Snowmass, Colorado, August 8, 2015
"Protecting Your Legal Rights," lecture, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation, October, 2014
CTLA webinar, "Power Morcellation Liability Issues," March, 2015