Michael A. Hearn

Partner

Contact

Phone: 303.993.6835

Email: info@hearnfleener.com

Mike has practiced in the area of construction defect litigation since 1983 and he has practiced exclusively in this area for the past 30 years. Mike has represented over 300 homeowners associations and 600 individual homeowners in construction defect claims brought against developers, builders and subcontractors. He has also represented owners of commercial buildings, high rises, apartments, raw land and even self-storage facilities.

Mike has spoken at numerous seminars concerning construction defect litigation. Considered a leading authority on the topic, Mike has been asked on several occasions to speak to the insurance and homebuilding industries about construction defect issues.

In addition to Colorado, Mike has also operated a successful construction defect practice in California (www.michaelhearnlaw.com), where he has become an industry leader in the prosecution of damages resulting from negligent construction and soil movement. Mr. Hearn has represented numerous homeowners against various government agencies because of landslide activities in cities such as San Diego, San Clemente, Dana Point, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Yorba Linda and Pomona.

Mike has authored articles related to construction defect litigation for both national and local media and has been active in drafting new legislation regarding this issue in both California and Colorado. Mr. Hearn earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Delaware in 1974, and received his Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law in 1979.

Fun Fact: Mike enjoys riding his 2007 Harley-Davidson Dyna, which he rebuilt.

Areas of Expertise

  • Colorado Construction Defect Law
  • Construction and Development
  • California Construction Defect Law

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Delaware
  • Juris Doctorate, Western State University College of Law

Leadership & Membership

  • Community Associations Institute, Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • Community Associations Institute, Southern Colorado Chapter
  • Apartment Association of Metro Denver

Awards

  • Law Week Colorado: People's Choice Best Plaintiff's Construction Defect Attorney 2016
  • Law Week Colorado: People's Choice Best Overall Litigator 2018