Dagner-Schluter-Mitzner-Werber, Attorneys at Law in Colorado

Dawn E. Mitzner

Dawn E. Mitzner

In her 30 years in law, Dawn has excelled in all areas of civil litigation, including defense of professional liability claims, complex commercial litigation and construction defect law. As a trained mediator and arbiter, Dawn brings her negotiation and mediation skills to her daily law practice. Dawn’s clients trust her proficiency in evaluating a case at its outset to identify issues, obstacles, and potential outcomes. Her thorough and efficient approach ensures that the best course of action is taken to achieve optimal results.

In addition to providing her clients with the highest quality of legal services, Dawn also serves her legal community. She is a Colorado Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation and has been recognized by Martindale Hubbell, ALM, and the Denver Post.

As a founding member of Dagner | Schluter | Mitzner | Werber, LLC, Dawn continues her practice in the following areas:

  • Physicians, Hospitals, and Long Term Care
  • Professional Liability, including defense of architects, engineers, appraisers, realtors, and related professionals in both civil litigation and board actions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Errors and Omissions Liability
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability


  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Bachelor Degree


  • State of Colorado
  • United States District Court
  • District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals
  • 10th Judicial Circuit


  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. "AV Preeminent" rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary
  • Recognized as one of Denver’s Top Rated Lawyers by ALM and Martindale Hubbell, Top Attorneys in Colorado by the Denver Post, and America’s Most Honored Professionals


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Construction Law Committee


  • Risk Management: Handling Clients’ Money & Reporting Requirements (January 2014)
  • Presentation and participation as a presiding judge at the NCAREA Mock Trial (October 2013)
  • Real Estate Appraiser Liability Issues, Northern Colorado Association of Real Estate Appraisers General Membership Meeting (April 2013)
  • CDLA Insurance Coverage for Construction Claims ‐ Moderator (December 2012)
  • Hot Topics for Real Estate Appraiser Liability, Colorado Association of Real Estate Appraisers’ General Membership Meeting (September 2012)
  • Initial Evaluation of Construction Defect and Fire Claims (2010)

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