J. Aaron Atkinson - Hackstaff, Snow, Atkinson & Griess, LLC

J. Aaron Atkinson


J. Aaron Atkinson

Practice Areas:

Civil Litigation, Construction, Real Estate, Insurance Bad Faith and Claims, Business, Contracts, Collections


Aaron practices generally in civil litigation in state and federal courts. After representing subcontractors and general contractors in lawsuits alleging construction defects, Aaron expanded his practice to representing small businesses in a variety of other disputes, largely in the construction industry. Insurance claims also play a very large part in his day-to-day caseload. In his career, Aaron has obtained judgment awards for his clients totaling over $1,000,000 against defendants in Colorado courts. Aaron has also successfully represented clients in arbitration proceedings and has appeared before administrative boards.

In addition to private practice, Aaron defended the State of Colorado with the Attorney General’s Office and served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Vincent R. White. His peers have rated him AV Preeminent through Martindale Hubbell and he was named to the Rising Stars list by Colorado Super Lawyers for seven consecutive years.  In 2020, Aaron received Lead Counsel Verification in Civil Litigation from LawInfo.

Aaron was also selected as a 2022 Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law from ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell.


J.D., Florida State University College of Law; M.S., International Affairs, Florida State University; B.A., Colorado State University.


Colorado; United States District Court for the District of Colorado; Tennessee (pro hac vice); Florida (pro hac vice).

Professional Memberships:

Colorado Bar Association; Arapahoe County Bar Association.


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