Bachus & Schanker

Speaker Bio

Darin L. Schanker is an original shareholder and founding partner of Bachus & Schanker, LLC, and actively litigates cases involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and insurance fraud. These cases necessitate the counsel of an experienced products liability, semi-Truck Accident, Insurance Bad Faith and automobile accident attorney familiar with Colorado state law. In addition to his work in the courtroom, he is actively involved in campaigning for consumer rights.

Mr. Schanker only represents victims and their families. He actively litigates cases involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and insurance fraud. Darin Schanker is experienced in both trial practice and appellate work and has litigated cases across the country.

Mr. Schanker is the past president of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (“CTLA”). In 2003, Darin Schanker was named the Outstanding Trial Attorney for the State of Colorado by the CTLA. Founded in 1953, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association is the state's largest specialty bar association and is comprised of Colorado attorneys who are committed to the protection and advancement of individual rights and the advancement of trial advocacy skills, high ethical standards and professionalism in the ongoing effort to preserve and improve the American system of jurisprudence. Additionally, Mr. Schanker has testified at numerous hearing in support of legislation to protect consumers' rights.

Mr. Schanker is a frequent lecturer on trial practice for statewide Continuing Legal Education seminars for the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Colorado Bar Association. He has also served as a lecturer for the National Business Institute on law-related topics.

Mr. Schanker has also been recognized as an AV-rated attorney — the highest rating assigned to individual attorneys by the Martindale Hubbell publication. Martindale Hubbell Ratings are assigned according to peer review and attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics. According to Martindale Hubbell, an AV Peer Review Rating is a certification marking a significant accomplishment and serves as a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Additionally, a lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV-rating.

In addition to his work in the courtroom, Mr. Schanker is actively involved in campaigning for consumer rights. He has drafted and lobbied for consumer-friendly legislation, and has offered testimony at the Capitol on various insurance law-related topics.

In addition to representing victims in a number of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents and Medical Malpractice, Mr. Schanker is a dedicated lawyer whose personal philosophy incorporates a strong commitment to serving his clients and the Colorado community. He supports numerous non-profit organizations that are committed to the less privileged and disabled.