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 Littleton with her husband and two children and enjoys spending time in the mountains.
Selected to Best Lawyers® in America, 2021
Barrister’s Choice for Best Construction Defects Lawyer for Plaintiffs, 2015
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
"House Bill 17-1279: New Prerequisites to Homeowner Association Construction Defect Lawsuits," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 46, No. 8 (August-September 2017), coauthored with Ronald Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft.
“The Colorado Supreme Court May Have Granted Developers the Right to Perpetually Control Common Interest Communities,” Trial Talk, August/September 2017, co-authored with Mari K. Perczak, Leslie A. Tuft, Brian K. Matise, and Ronald M. Sandgrund
"Construction Defect Municipal Ordinances: The Balkanization of Tort and Contract Law (Part 3)," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 46, No. 4 (Apr. 2017), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund, Leslie Tuft, and Nelson Boyle.
"Construction Defect Municipal Ordinances: The Balkanization of Tort and Contract Law (Part 2)," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 46, No. 3 (March 2017), co-authored with Ronald Sandgrund, Leslie Tuft, and Nelson Boyle.
"Construction Defect Municipal Ordinances: The Balkanization of Tort and Contract Law (Part 1)," 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,"Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 44, No. 2 (February, 2015), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund
"Homebuilders vs. Homeowners: Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders," The Trial Lawyer, Winter 2015 edition, co-authored with Ronald M. Sandgrund.
"Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment - Parts I and II," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 40, Nos. 11 and 12 (2011), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund
"Crossing the Separation of Powers Threshold: Legislative and Regulatory Control of Expert Witness Testimony," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 37, No. 5 (2008), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft
"The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 7 (2007), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Valerie Sullan
"Functional Families and Dysfunctional Laws: Committed Partners and Intestate Succession," 75 U. Colo. L. Rev. 211 (2004)
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Arapahoe County Bar Association
Coordinating Editor for Torts and Insurance Law articles, The Colorado Lawyer
Board Member, The Colorado Lawyer
Law Day Committee Co-Chair, Arapahoe County Bar Association