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Elizabeth C. “Betsy” Moran

Elizabeth C. “Betsy” Moran
5619 DTC Parkway
Suite 1200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

For three decades, Partner Elizabeth C. “Betsy” Moran has concentrated her practice on appeals to safeguard hard-fought victories and overturn unfavorable outcomes in lower courts. She has more than 100 published and unpublished appellate decisions, and countless trial court decisions.

She specializes in high-stakes medical malpractice, long-term care and aging services, correctional health care, dental, insurance, civil rights related to medical and health care, and professional licensing.

She also represents clients in construction litigation, premises liability, homeowners association disputes and real property rights, employment, products liability, general casualty, commercial litigation, and governmental immunity and public entity claims.

Betsy earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver College of Law, where she was in the Order of St. Ives representing the top 10% of her class. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Northwestern University. She serves on the Board of Directors for The Denver Hospice and has 15 years of past experience serving on an Institutional Review Board for a hospital.

EXPERIENCE

With three decades of litigation experience, first as a trial lawyer and then as an appellate specialist, Betsy has extensive experience not only in litigating appeals, but in counseling and assisting trial counsel on novel and complex legal issues, preparing and arguing dispositive trial court motions, crafting jury instructions, and identifying and preserving issues for appeal as they arise. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of  medical malpractice and health care litigation, as well as construction disputes, premises liability, employment, products liability and other commercial litigation.

ADMITTED

  • Colorado state courts
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Denver College of Law
  • B.A., Northwestern University

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Colorado Bar Association — 1986-Present
  • Denver Bar Association — 1986-Present
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association — 2000-Present
  • The Denver Hospice, Board of Directors — 2018-Present

RECOGNITIONS

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2023
  • Jean Schmid Ulrich Scholarship — 1985-86
  • Harry Trueblood Scholarship — 1984-85
  • AmJur Award for Contracts — 1984
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For three decades, Partner Elizabeth C. “Betsy” Moran has concentrated her practice on appeals to safeguard hard-fought victories and overturn unfavorable outcomes in lower courts. She has more than 100 published and unpublished appellate decisions, and countless trial court decisions.

She specializes in high-stakes medical malpractice, long-term care and aging services, correctional health care, dental, insurance, civil rights related to medical and health care, and professional licensing.

She also represents clients in construction litigation, premises liability, homeowners association disputes and real property rights, employment, products liability, general casualty, commercial litigation, and governmental immunity and public entity claims.

Betsy earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver College of Law, where she was in the Order of St. Ives representing the top 10% of her class. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Northwestern University. She serves on the Board of Directors for The Denver Hospice and has 15 years of past experience serving on an Institutional Review Board for a hospital.

EXPERIENCE

With three decades of litigation experience, first as a trial lawyer and then as an appellate specialist, Betsy has extensive experience not only in litigating appeals, but in counseling and assisting trial counsel on novel and complex legal issues, preparing and arguing dispositive trial court motions, crafting jury instructions, and identifying and preserving issues for appeal as they arise. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of  medical malpractice and health care litigation, as well as construction disputes, premises liability, employment, products liability and other commercial litigation.

ADMITTED

  • Colorado state courts
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Denver College of Law
  • B.A., Northwestern University

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Colorado Bar Association — 1986-Present
  • Denver Bar Association — 1986-Present
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association — 2000-Present
  • The Denver Hospice, Board of Directors — 2018-Present

RECOGNITIONS

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2023
  • Jean Schmid Ulrich Scholarship — 1985-86
  • Harry Trueblood Scholarship — 1984-85
  • AmJur Award for Contracts — 1984
In a Daily Report article about Hall Booth Smith’s recently launched Reproductive Health Strategic Team, a group of firm attorneys working to address legal considerations
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 47 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in
In the 2022 edition of the Colorado Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) will once again be recognized for its
DENVER, Jan. 10, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. announced today the opening of a Denver office with the addition of 17 attorneys and 18
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