Karl A. Chambers

KARL A. CHAMBERS is a proud Colorado native. His undergraduate education was at Colorado State University where he graduated with a B.S. degree in business administration in 1985. After obtaining an undergraduate degree, he attended the University of San Diego School of Law, receiving his J.D. in 1988. Upon graduating from law school, Karl secured a judicial clerkship with the Honorable John Coughlin of the 2nd Judicial District followed by a clerkship with the Colorado Court of Appeals, where he served the Honorable Harold Reed until September of 1991.

KAC_pic_for_website11In September of 1991, Karl was hired as an Associate attorney with the law firm of Creamer & Seaman, P.C. Karl continued working with that firm or successors thereof for the next 23 years, the last five years of which he served as the managing Partner. During that time, Karl acquired extensive experience in the defense of personal injury and insurance bad faith matters. Karl has been involved in the defense of hundreds of personal injury and bad faith lawsuits. He has also successfully argued numerous cases before the Colorado Court of Appeals and Colorado Supreme Court. In addition, he has been a keynote speaker at numerous CLE courses on the topics of insurance bad faith and personal injury litigation.
Karl is a member of the American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute.

Trial History

Olson v. Allen, 3CV722 – Defense Verdict
Badon v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 8CV401 – Defense Verdict
DeHerrera v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 5CV1933 -Plaintiff Verdict
Downs v. State Farm. Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 5CV5487 – Plaintiff Verdict
Ganguly v. Franch, 15CV30274 – Defense Verdict
Brennan v. Gorham, 11cv3926 – Defense Verdict
Green v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 11CV1175 – Defense Verdict
Hall v.  State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 13CV34737 – Order granting Defense Motion for Summary Judgment
Hoffmeister v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 4CV3519- Plaintiff Verdict
Hurst v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
7CV6369 – Defense Verdict
Kemmling v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
12CV2350 – Plaintiff Verdict
Plant v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
9CV1197 – Defense Verdict
Lockhart v. Lopez,
12CV4028 – Defense Verdict
Mart v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
13CV31474 – Defense Verdict
Merten v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
13cv31116 – Order granting Defense Motion for Summary Judgment
Pham v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
8CV1992 – Order granting Defense Motion to Dismiss
Thane v. Farrell,
12CV1672 – Defense Verdict
Smith v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
15CV32100 – Order granting Defense Motion for Summary Judgment
Soicher v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
12CV1672 – Split
Strand v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
13CV31419 – Plaintiff Verdict
Strand v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
15CV32505 – Order granting Defense Motion for Summary Judgment
Ventzke v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.,
14CV30323 – Defense Verdict
Wright v. Vrbas,
10CV6721 – Plaintiff Verdict
Mack v. Wadhams, 12CV819 – Defense Verdict
Dowd v. Young,
10CV5183 – Defense Verdict

Published Cases

Thurman v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 942 P.2d 1327 (Colo. App. 1997)
Witt v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 942 P.2d 1326 (Colo. App. 1997)
Loza v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 971 P.2d 251 (Colo. App. 1998)
Hale v. Erickson, 23 P.3d 1255 (Colo. App. 2001)
Progressive Cas. Ins. Co. v. Herring, 22 P.3d 66 (Colo. 2001)
White v. Progressive Mountain Ins. Co., 62 P.3d 1074 (Colo. App. 2002)
Pham v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 70 P.3d 567 (Colo. App. 2003)
Pham v. State Farm Auto. Ins. Co., 296 P.3d 1038 (Colo. 2013)
Stone v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 185 P.3d 150 (Colo. 2008) holding modified by In re Dist. Court, City & Cty. of Denver, 09CV7235., 256 P.3d 687 (Colo. 2011)
Williams v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 195 P.3d 1158 (Colo. App. 2008)
Smith v. Jeppsen, 277 P.3d 224 (Colo. 2012)
Soicher v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 351 P.3d 559 (Colo. 2015)

Email: kchambers@pattersonsalg.com
Phone Extension: 37

Legal Assistant: Terri Taylor ǀ ttaylor@pattersonsalg.com