Jim Gilbert received a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and a law degree from the New York University School of Law. He has over thirty years of experience litigating complex cases against major auto manufacturers and other large corporations. He is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation only national organization whose membership is limited to 100 lawyers. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has received numerous professional honors, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America’s Citation of Excellence and Diplomat of Trial Advocacy Awards. He is a member of the International Society of Barristers and is also a sought-after lecturer, having given more than 130 speeches and lectures around the country. than 130 speeches and lectures Mr. Gilbert’s work involving defective aftermarket windshield installations, including a $6,100,000 jury verdict against an aftermarket installer, was chronicled in a cover story in Lawyers Weekly entitled “Personal Injury Cases That Made A Difference.” Jim Gilbert was also lead counsel at trial for jury verdicts that included $35,000,000 awarded in a conversion van case and $17,500,000 awarded in a seatbelt case. He is also an experienced race car driver, which gives him unique insight into vehicle handling and dynamics and lends a particular sophistication to his work in auto defect litigation.
Jim Gilbert and his wife Mary Ann live in the foothills near Golden, Colorado. Jim and Mary Ann enjoy spending time with their two children and their families. Mr. Gilbert leads an active lifestyle participating in many sporting activities. He has also served as a consultant to television stations and has appeared on national television for his work as a trial attorney.