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Gary B. Blum, Mediator & Arbitrator, Denver, Colorado.

Gary B. Blum

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JAMS Denver
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, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 1993
  • Total Mediations (as of Jan 2022): 600
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Jan 2022): 60
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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, as well as serving as sole arbitrator.

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, 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 present);
  • 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- 2019 in both ADR and Health Care Law,
  • Colorado "Super Lawyers" 2006-2019 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 Solo/Small Practice Award 2017; 
  • Recipient of Colorado Trial Lawyers Public Access to Justice Award 2018

Rates Information

$395 per hour mediation, special master, facilitation, early neutral evaluation

$400 per hour arbitration, hearing officer, 

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