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After a long, successful legal career representing clients in commercial, personal injury, and professional malpractice litigation, Laird has retired.


He is enjoying retirement with his busy grandchildren, reading, traveling, and playing golf.


Laird T. Milburn

Retired 2018


Main: 970-241-5500

Of Counsel 2010 to 2018
Senior Partner 1972—2010

Joined Dufford Waldeck in 1972







Admitted to Bar
1972 Colorado

JD 1971 — University of Denver
BA 1965 — University of Colorado

Appointed Part-Time Federal Magistrate Judge

Martindale-Hubbell Rating — AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0
The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings help potential clients identify, evaluate, and choose the most appropriate lawyer to help solve their problem.

Fellows in the Colorado Bar Foundation are lawyers in good standing of the Colorado Bar Association selected for their outstanding contributions to their communities.
American College of Trial Lawyers
International Society of Barristers
American Bar Foundation
Colorado Bar Foundation

Community and Professional Involvement

Colorado Bar Association
American College of Real Estate Lawyers
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Conflict Resolution Services, Inc.; Member and Mediator-Arbitrator
National Board of Trial Advocacy; Certified Civil Trial Advocate
Member and Mediator-Arbitrator, Dispute Resolution Group, Inc. (a Colorado nonprofit corporation engaged in alternative dispute resolution)
Colorado Bar Association; served as President 2002
Colorado Supreme Court Grievance Committee; Member; Vice Chair of Panel C
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; served as President 1997
Judicial Nominating Commission for 21st Judicial District
Mesa County Bar Association; served as President 1984
Board of Directors Colorado Rural Legal Services; served as Chairman


Responsive. Experienced. Focused.   






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