Truck Accident Attorney

T. Thomas Metier

Founding Partner

Education
Specializations/Certifications
Legal Ratings
Truck Law Organizations and Leadership Positions

Injury Law Organizations and Leadership Positions
Notable Achievements
Notable Results

My Story

Education

  • Law School: Graduated from University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1981)
  • Undergraduate Degrees: Graduated from Coe College (B.A., cum laude, 1977)
  • Truck Driver Training, The Legacy Corporation - 2018

Specializations/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Truck Accident Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified in Civil Practice Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Legal Ratings 

  • Martindale Hubbell AV peer review rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics
  • Super Lawyers, 2006 to date
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006 to date
  • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Nation's Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America, member
  • Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Colorado, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Top 10 Best Law Firms for the State of Colorado, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys for the state of Colorado, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer for the State of Colorado, American Society of Legal Advocates

Truck Law Organizations and Leadership Positions

  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, President 2019-2020
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Board of Regents
  • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, Member
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Past National Advisory Board Member

Injury Law Organizations and Leadership Positions

  • AAJ Leaders Forum, Member
  • National College of Advocacy, Board of Trustees
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, President, 1990-1991
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee; Board Member
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Coloradoans for Civil Justice, Member
  • Colorado Alliance for Insurance Reform, Member
  • Warriors for Justice, Member
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel, Member
  • Trial Masters, Charter Member
  • National Academy of Jurisprudence, Member
  • National League of Renowned Attorneys, Member

Notable Achievements

  • Kenneth Norman Kripke Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • AAJ Wiedemann & Wysocki Award (2016) - Commitment to the legal profession and improving the civil justice system
  • Trial Lawyers College, Senior Faculty Member, 1995-present

Notable Results

  • $52 Million: Trial verdict roll-over crash in ColoradoJohn Doe v. Trucking Company
  • $17.75 Million: Insurance bad faith claim arising from vehicle crash
  • $13 Million: Settlement, truck accident in Wyoming

My Story

At a young age, Thomas Metier wanted to help the “little” guy. Whether he realized his calling as a child when he saw bullies picking on the weaker kids or as a young college student, helpless and alone while recuperating from a motorcycle accident, Tom knew his calling in life was to protect working people and their families who have lost their strength due to the wrongful, negligent acts of others. Tom wanted to create a firm devoted 100 percent to litigation and sought to surround himself with injury lawyers with the same grit and determination to fight for the rights of people who suffered a catastrophic injury.

Tom is the senior managing member of Metier Law Firm, LLC. A native of Iowa, Tom graduated cum laude from Coe College and received his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Iowa. Licensed to practice in Colorado, Wyoming, the U.S. District Court–District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court–District of Wyoming, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court, his national practice consists of a diverse range of practice areas including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, trucking accidents and motor vehicle accidents.

 

Testimonials

Samuel Randall
Samuel Randall
Attorney Recommendation

Tom is a fabulous attorney. His skills in the courtroom are unmatched. If a member of my family was injured i would want Tom to represent them. I highly recommend Tom.

Gerard Bosch
Gerard Bosch
Attorney Recommendation

Simply one of the best! Knowledge, experience and commitment rolled into one package!

Bert Herron
Bert Herron
Attorney Recommendation

There is no better lawyer than Tom. Absolutely recommend him to anyone.

Martindale Reviewer
Martindale Reviewer
Customer Review

I worked with Tom during a really exhausting time in my life and he was able to help and understand my husband and how he felt. Things got worse before they got better, but we're happy now. I would 1000% recommend this firm for anyone needing that.

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