About Dan Caplis Attorney

Dan Caplis is an accomplished trial attorney, a nationally acclaimed legal analyst, and the founding partner of The Law Offices of Daniel J. Caplis, LLC, the leading personal injury law firm in Denver, Colorado. Attorney Dan Caplis and his firm are dedicated to serving innocent accident victims who have suffered serious personal injuries at the hands of a negligent person or party.


Dan Caplis has been protecting the rights of injured victims since 1983 when he started practicing law. In just his first year after law school, he was chosen to serve as the lead trial attorney in a complex, three-week medical malpractice case involving devastating birth injuries to a set of triplets. This experience helped Dan decide that he wanted to dedicate his life to helping good, innocent people whose lives have been broken by the careless acts of others.


Attorney Dan Caplis has led many successful trials and arbitrations in his 30+ years as a trial lawyer and has also helped successfully settle thousands of cases before trial with his relentless drive, legendary work ethic & ferocious dedication to his clients.


Dan has served in a multitude of cases that have resulted in seven figure recoveries. Dan is often selected to lead cases that are of profound local and/or national importance. For instance, Dan represented a young mother whose child died in her arms because of the failure of the 911 system. Dan’s work uncovered a fatal flaw in the 911 system countrywide and Dan’s success in the case helped cause that dangerous problem to be nationally addressed. Dan also handled a case where a wonderful young woman was paralyzed when a tour bus went off a cliff in Alaska. Dan’s work in that case helped insure that the defendant, an international corporation, stopped that dangerous practice.


Dan Caplis and his firm represent personal injury clients of all kinds. Dan specializes in the following types of personal injury cases in Denver and the surrounding areas:


  • Car accidents
  • Drunk driving victims
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Detective medical devices
  • Defective products
  • Premises liability
  • Wrongful death



Attorney Dan Caplis graduated with honors from the University of Colorado, where he served as student body president and was named The National Evans Scholar of the Year. He then earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado School of Law.


Dan’s professional honors and awards include Humanitarian of the Year from the Ancient Order of Hibernians, selected and designated as a member of “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum’, ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyers’ by The National Trial Lawyers, ‘Top 100 Lawyers’ by the American Society of Legal Advocates, ‘Adult Lifesaver Award’ from Red Cross, the Pro Vitae Award from Archdiocese of Denver presented by Archbishop Chaput, and 5280’s distinction as one of Denver’s “25 Most Powerful”.





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