Dagner-Schluter-Werber, Attorneys at Law in Colorado

Deana R. Dagner

Deana R. Dagner

Ms. Dagner has been practicing law in Colorado since 1981. She focuses primarily in the area of civil litigation, emphasizing complex personal injury, premises liability, construction defect, products liability and insurance bad faith. She is also frequently retained to provide evaluations and legal opinions regarding insurance coverage and defense obligations under all varieties of insurance policies.

Ms. Dagner’s clients value her commitment to exemplary ethical standards and are impressed with her equally-strong determination to secure the desired outcome for them. Ms. Dagner’s commitment to her clients extends far beyond the courtroom, though you will find her there aggressively pursuing their interests when appropriate. She is dedicated to investigating and making sense of complexity; unraveling complicated facts; vigorously pursuing her clients’ interests in litigation, and all the while considering her clients’ financial and personal commitments. Her approach is a unique mixture of pragmatism and strength, which has resulted in favorable results for clients on hundreds of cases.


  • State of Colorado,1981
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado,1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit,1981
  • State of Colorado,1981


  • Martindale Hubbell AV rating, 2007 to the present
  • Colorado Super Lawyer, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in Colorado, 2013 and 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Douglas/Elbert Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Colorado State Chair, 2011-2014
  • Alternative Fee Arrangements Committee, 2010-present
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Women in the Law Publications/Newsletter Subcommittee, 2010-present
  • Denver Association of Insurance Professional
  • President, 2010-2012
  • Treasurer, 2008-2010
  • International Association of Insurance Professionals
  • Regional Vice President, Region VII, July 2012-July 2013



    • University of Denver College of Law Juris Doctor 1981


  • Colorado College
    Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu, 1978


Ms. Dagner writes, publishes and lectures through Dagner | Schluter | Mitzner | Werber, LLC, as well as through various continuing legal education programs, comprehensive reviews of various subjects pertinent to the law in Colorado. Seminar presentations in these areas have been accredited for continuing legal education in Colorado.

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Office: 303.221.4661
Fax: 303.221.4594

8400 East Prentice Avenue
Suite 1401
Greenwood Village, CO 80111