Stephen Hess

Sherman & Howard

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Sherman & Howard


Stephen A. Hess is a member of Sherman & Howard, LLC, where he practices construction law, business litigation, and Olympic and International sports law.  Mr. Hess is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Hess is an active author and editor in the fields of construction law, civil procedure, and evidence.  He has served as the Editor of the ABA's The Construction Lawyer and as the Editor of Thomson Reuter's Construction Briefings. He has been the editor of national construction law treatises, contributed many chapters to works on construction law, and published more than two dozen articles in national construction law publications.    

Mr. Hess is the author of several books published by Thomson Reuters, including The Colorado Handbook on Courtroom Evidence, The Colorado Handbook on Civil Litigation, the two-volume Colorado Civil Rules Annotated, and seven chapters on litigation for Colorado Methods of Practice (for which series he also serves as the Editor-in-Chief).   He is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Denver College of Law, where he created and teaches the school's Construction Law Seminar. He received degrees from Franklin and Marshall College (B.A. 1982), Rice University (M.A. 1985) and University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. 1987).

August 2019


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