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Damon J. Davis shareholder and attorney at the best personal injury lawyer firm in Grand Junction - Killian, Davis, Richter & Fredenburg, PC

Damon J. Davis


He has been appointed to the Colorado Civil Rules Committee and authored several publications and presentations

Damon grew up in Mesa County Colorado where he graduated from Palisade High School.  Damon then moved to the East Slope to attend college.  He first attended the University of Denver as an undergraduate.  And he then attended the University of Colorado School of Law.  Damon then moved back to Grand Junction where he took a position as an associate attorney at the precursor to Killian, Davis, Richter & Fredenburg, PC, before working his way to a shareholder position.  Damon’s practice focuses on appeals and motions practice in civil matters.  Damon has participated in over twenty appeals and over fifteen oral arguments.  On October 20, 2015, Damon participated in the Colorado Court of Appeals’ first remote oral argument.

When not practicing law, Damon enjoys a variety of activities including reading, video games, target shooting, home exercise, studying history, watching the Broncos, and playing the occasional round of golf. Damon also likes spending time with his fiancée, Jennifer. They enjoy date nights, watching movies playing board and card games, and weekend trips.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court: District of Colorado;
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • Juris Doctor
    • Law Journal: University of Colorado Journal of Telecommunications & High Technology Law (Premier Edition), Associate Editor
  • University of Denver
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: Golden Key Honors Society
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Hackwell v. United States, 491 F.3d 1229 (10th Cir. 2007)
  • Cowger v. Henderson Heavy Haul Trucking, Inc., 179 P.3d 116 (Colo. App. 2007)
  • Stubbs v. Choice Hotels Int’l, W.C. No. 4-299-627, 2003 Colo. W.C. LEXIS 362 (November 3, 2003)
  • Collard v. Vista Paving Corp., 2012 COA 208 (Colo. App. 2012)
  • Foster v. Mountain Coal Co., LLC, 830 F. 3d 1178 (10th Cir. 2016)
  • Lopez v. Grand Junction, 2018 COA 97
  • Herrera v. Lerma, 2018 COA 141
  • Heidel v. Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, 2023 COA 41


  • Coauthor: Chapter 23 “Discovery” in The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Employment Law, Vol. 2 (2nd Ed. 2008)
  • Proper Objections to Discovery Requests in Civil Litigation, 63 Trial Talk 5, p. 19 (Aug/Sept 2014)


  • Colorado Civil Rules Committee
  • Board of Governors for CBA (2015-2018)


  • Uncovering the Real Basis of an Expert’s Opinion (with Keith Killian) – CTLA Convention, August 2010
  • Appeals for Self-Represented Litigants – Legal Resource Day, October 2015
  • Colorado Supreme Court 2017 Update – CLE presentation, March 23, 2018
  • Colorado Supreme Court 2019 Update – CLE presentation, February 21, 2020
Damon J. Davis shareholder and attorney at the best personal injury lawyer firm in Grand Junction - Killian, Davis, Richter & Fredenburg, PC
  • Nominated for Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Case of the Year
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 for Colorado
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 under 40 for Colorado
  • American Association for Justice – National College of Advocacy: Advocate
Professional Associations
  • Colorado Bar Association (Board of Governors 2017-2018; Nominating Committee 2015)
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Mesa County Bar Association (President 2014-2015)
  • Mesa County Access to Justice Committee (2011-2018)
  • Colorado Bar Foundation
  • American Association for Justice