Anthony J. Viorst

Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Birth Injury
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Surgical Error
  • Nursing Error
  • Emergency Room Error
  • Brain Injury
  • Drugs & Medical Devices
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Battery
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Embezzlement
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Forgery
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Assault
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic Violations


Anthony J. Viorst graduated Phi Beta Kappa from George Washington University and went on to receive his juris doctorate from Georgetown University in 1987, where he also served as editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. He has written articles on medical malpractice for The Colorado Lawyer and Trial, the magazine of the American Association for Justice. Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association chose his case Preston v. Dupont, 35 P.3d 433 (Colo. 2001) as "Case of the Year, 2001".

Mr. Viorst brings over fifteen years of criminal law experience to the practice. He spent ten years in the Public Defenders Office and has tried over 100 cases, from DUI to murder. Mr. Viorst concentrates his practice in personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense and civil/criminal appeals.

Mr. Viorst is licensed to practice in the Colorado state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. He has the highest rating from his peers as independently reported to Martindale Hubbell and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctorate - 1987
  • George Washington University
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admission

  • Maryland, 1988
  • Colorado, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Published Works

  • The Colorado Lawyer
  • Trial - The Magazine of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Representative Cases

  • Preston v. Dupont, 35 P. 3d 433, 2001, Colo. Supreme Ct., 2001948384
  • People v. Arroya, 988 P. 2d 1124, 1999, Colo. Supreme Ct., 1999263248


  • Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association, Case of the Year
  • Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, Denver Bar Association
  • Fellow, Colorado Bar Foundation
  • Board of Editors, Colorado Lawyer

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 2001
  • Denver Bar Association, Community Action Network, 2003
  • B'Nai Havurah Synagogue School, Committee Chair, 2004

Representative Clients

  • Personal Injury Plaintiffs
  • Criminal Defendants


  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Denver Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 1999