Managing Partner

Location: Denver, Colorado
Phone: 303-894-8100
Fax: 303-894-8200
Email: Email Me

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury/Property
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Securities Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1968
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D.
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A.


Clifford Beem has been designated by his colleagues as preeminent in his field for the past 25 years. He has achieved an AV rating which is the highest preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This rating denotes that he is recognized for the highest levels of skills and integrity.

Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers in conjunction with Colorado's 5280 Magazine identifies the top five percent of attorneys in Colorado, The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Clifford Beem has been listed in Colorado Super Lawyers in 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2014.

Lead Counsel

Lead Counsel
Clifford Beem has received a Lead Counsel Rating in the areas of Personal Injury Law, Plaintiff and Civil Litigation. The Lead Counsel Rating was established in 1997 as a quality assurance tool consumers and businesses can use to quickly and easily evaluate a prospective attorney's ability and credibility. When you see the Rating, you can be assured the attorney has met strict qualification standards that include: Professional Experience, Peer Recommendations and a Spotless Disciplinary Record.

5280 Magazine

5280 Magazine
Clifford Beem, has been recognized for his outstanding achievements by making 5280 magazine's Top Lawyers list in 2007, 2008, 2013, and 2014. 5280 sent ballots to thousands of metro-Denver attorneys asking for recommendations for lawyers in various law specialties and conducted interviews to come up with their list. Then they conducted dozens and dozens of interviews with some of the most respected lawyers in the region to get an insider’s perspective.

Best Attorneys of America

Best Attorneys of America
Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America is becoming one of the most celebrated and respected groups of attorneys in the country. Membership is extremely selective, carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States. With these high standards, less than one percent (1%) of the attorneys of America have been invited to be a member of Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America. Lawyers may join in all areas of law practice. They are not a directory or referral service. They celebrate Attorney accomplishments.


Clifford Beem is a current member, and former president, of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Membership is by invitation only, and extends only to trial lawyers who are of high personal character and honorable reputation. Membership also requires that the attorney has extensive jury trial experience.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Clifford Beem is listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 which is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. Each of the distinguished Top 100 members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the finest and best lawyers in America.
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