LINDSAY M. DUNN was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She attended Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts for her undergraduate education and graduated in 2008 receiving a B.A. in English. She moved back to Colorado for law school, receiving her J.D. in 2011 from the University of Colorado Boulder. She graduated among the top ten in her class with the honor of the Order of the Coif. During law school, Lindsay was a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael Martinez in Denver District Court and also served for two years as a law clerk at Frank Patterson & Associates, P.C.
Lindsay was admitted to the Colorado bar in 2011 and to the bar of the U.S. District of Colorado in 2012. Her professional associations include the Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, DBA
Young Lawyers Division, and CBA Young Lawyers Division.
Prior to joining Frank Patterson & Associates, as an associate, Lindsay worked at a firm that also specialized in insurance defense. Her practice now focuses on insurance defense litigation with an emphasis in bad faith. When she is not working, she enjoys running, hiking, skiing, painting, yoga, cheering on the Broncos, reading, and hanging out with her Boston terrier, Gatsby.
Second chair on 8 trials, all verdicts in favor of FPA represented party:
Staci Rodriguez v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Weld County County Court, Sept. 15-16 2014, unreasonable delay MPC benefits- DEFENSE VERDICT
Ramona Hernandez v Woodmere Apartments, Inc., Arapahoe County District Court, Oct. 7-10, 2014, premises liability slip and fall in snow- DEFENSE VERDICT
Fairlen Dorsey v State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and Farmers Insurance Exchange, El Paso County District Court, Oct. 27- Nov. 3rd, 2014, UIM benefits- DEFENSE VERDICT
Rose Schumacher v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, Weld County District Court, August 24-August 27, 2015, UIM benefits, unreasonable delay and/or denial dismissed on MSJ- DEFENSE VERDICT
Angela A. Stevens v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, dba State Farm Insurance, and aka Frontier Division of the State Farm Fire & Casualty Company of Bloomington, Illinois, Larimer County District Court, March 28-April 4, 2016, UIM (willful and wanton breach of insurance contract), unreasonable delay and/or denial, bad faith- DEFENSE VERDICT
Katie Vogt vs American Family Mutual Ins. Co., Denver County District Court, April 25 – April 29, 2016, breach of contract, unreasonable delay and/or denial, bad faith- homeowners benefits
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Susan Cary, Boulder County District Court, May 16 – May 24, 2016, declaratory relief action for breach of contract and counterclaims for breach of contract, bad faith, unreasonable delay and/or denial, abuse of process, violation of C.R.S. § 10-3-1104(1)(h), and Prima Facie Tort (last 2 claims dismissed on MSJ prior to trial)- PLAINTIFF VERDICT
- Also successful in having all claims dismissed prior to trial in:
Maricruz Sanchez v. American Family Insurance Company, Weld County District Court, February 2015, unreasonable delay and/or denial, bad faith, Colorado Organized Crime Control Act, fraud, and extreme and outrageous conduct.
Successful dismissal of appeal (February 2016) and denial of petition for certiorari (December 2015).
Melanie Rountree v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, an Illinois Corporation, El Paso County District Court, January 16- January 24, 2018, third-party bad faith “set-up” case with exposure of almost $10 million and claims of bad faith, unreasonable delay/denial, and punitive damages. DEFENSE VERDICT
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