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Gary Blum, Mediator & Arbitrator, Denver, Colorado.

Gary Blum

Diplomate member
JAMS Denver Panel
160 S. Elm St.
Denver, CO 80246
Tel: 303-534-1254
Cell: 303-929-0628
Fax: 303-534-1255
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Recognized to Colorado Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1993
  • # of MEDS (as of 3/12/23)600
  • # of ARBS (as of 3/12/23)60
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


A current member of the Denver, Colorado JAMS panel and a long time member of both the American Arbitration Association Commercial and Mediation Panels and the American Health Lawyers Association, Mr. Blum has arbitrated and/or mediated hundreds of cases across a wide spectrum of law. He has mediated various commercial, tort conflicts including professional negligence, healthcare, product liability, motor vehicle, and insurance contracts interpretation. He has experience with large complex multi-party cases and with three-member arbitration panels including being panel chair routinely.

Gary is experienced in contract interpretation including healthcare, various policies of insurance (Federal Crop Insurance, life, health, disability, broker/dealer, casualty and liability policies). He has experience with large commercial contract disputes including matters involving anti-competitive conduct, patent/trademark issues and environmental matters.

Case Experience

  • Agricultural
  • Anti-Trust
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


University of Colorado (BS-1968; JD-1971)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Colorado Chapter, President 2006-2007);
  • Colorado Bar Association (Board of Governors; ADR Section; Litigation Section; Health Law section, Ethics Committee (1978-2022) , Past Chairman);
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice (past member) 
  • Colorado Supreme Court (Standing Committee re: Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct 2005 to 2021);
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado (Committee on Conduct, Past Chair);
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Past Board of Directors of ADR Committee);
  • Denver Bar Association;
  • American Health Lawyers Association.
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2005- 2024 in both ADR and Health Care Law,
  • Colorado "Super Lawyers" 2006-2024 in ADR, Health Care and Administrative Law
  • Recipient of Public Justice 2009 Trial Lawyer of the Year award;
  • Recipient of Colorado Bar Association Don W. Sears Ethics Award 2009.
  • Recipient of University of Colorado School of Law Distinguished Achievement /Small Practice Award 2017; 
  • Recipient of Colorado Trial Lawyers Public Access to Justice Award 2018
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Board of Trustees

Rates Information

$425 per hour for two party mediations or arbitrations


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