Law School/Year: J.D., Law Review, Creighton University
College/Year: B.A., History and Classics, University of Colorado at Boulder
California, Colorado, Nebraska, U.S. District Court
Construction Law, Business/Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury
Prior to joining Marks, Golia & Finch, David Smiley was associated with a Denver, Colo., firm and gained extensive experience in the field of insurance defense litigation, representing insureds and insurers in a wide variety of disputes including personal injury, property damage, products liability, insurance coverage, bad faith and extra-contractual liability. His representation of public and private construction companies covers a wide array of matters including breach of contract, delay, collection, defect, bad faith, employment and personal injury.
At Creighton University School of Law, he was assistant editor of the Creighton Law Review, and recipient of the Judge Donald P. Lay Law Review Student Prize. At Creighton he also earned academic achievement awards in the areas of Trusts and Estates, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
California Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, American Bar Association
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