Experienced, Reputable Denver Lawyers

Attorneys at Beem & Isley P.C.

Clifford Lee Beem

  • Partner


Denver, CO





Clifford Beem has been a trial lawyer continuously in Colorado since his graduation from the University of Denver School of Law, and subsequent admission to the Colorado Bar, in 1968.  During that time, he has represented thousands of seriously injured clients, and litigated other matters as diverse as legal malpractice, malicious prosecution, libel and slander, sexual assault, real estate disputes, probate disputes, construction defect and contract disputes, and contested water rights and mineral rights.  He has tried to conclusion over 200 District Court trials.  Aside from Colorado, he has litigated cases in California, Arizona, Louisiana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, Texas, Iowa, New York, and Oregon.  He is an Advocate member and past President of the Colorado chapter of the American Board Of Trial Advocates, a past member of the Committee On Conduct for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and a long standing member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas Of Practice

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury 66%
  • Legal Malpractice 14%
  • Probate Litigation 10%
  • Construction Defect and Breach of Contract Litigation 10%

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1968
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1968
  • 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. - 1968
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1965
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2014
  • Lead Counsel Rating in the areas of Personal Injury Law, Plaintiff and Civil Litigation
  • 5280 magazine's Top Lawyers List, 2007, 2008, 2013, and 2014
  • Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Advocate - Past President, Present
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1975 to Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, 1968 to Present
  • Denver Bar Association, Member, 1968 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Clifford Beem & Associates, P.C., Associate, 2003 to 2012
  • Beem & Mann, P.C., Associate, 1996 to 2003


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