Our Awards and Memberships

Our attorneys at Parker Lipman have a well-earned reputation in the legal community for providing client-focused service, knowledgeable counsel, and a compassionate and thorough approach. While our track record for results speaks for itself, we also are proud to have been recognized by top legal organizations. Learn more about our awards and memberships, then call our firm at (720) 408-6840 to schedule a consultation

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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms

Parker Lipman has been selected in Tier 1 for Colorado Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation in 2023. This prestigious award is based on peer and client references in regard to a firm’s knowledge, responsiveness, cost effectiveness, and whether others would refer clients to our firm. 

Colorado Super Lawyers® 

All five of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® List for 2023. This directory recognizes the top 5% of attorneys across the country. Super Lawyers® are recognized by their peers for having obtained a high degree of professional achievement in their practice area. 

Best Lawyers®

Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer nominations and reviews. Lorraine Parker, Dan Lipman, Chris Koupal, and Angela McGraw have been selected for inclusion for 2023. 

Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year

Lorraine Parker was honored with this prestigious award in 2015, 2018 and 2021 for Medical Malpractice Law- Plaintiffs, Denver. Only one lawyer is recognized for having the highest peer feedback in a particular area of practice and geographic area. Dan Lipman was awarded this honor in 2017 for Medical Malpractice Law- Plaintiffs and in 2021 for Personal Injury- Plaintiffs. Angela McGraw also received this recognition in the year 2020 for Personal Injury - Plaintiffs. 

5280 Magazine’s Top Lawyers in Colorado

Lorraine Parker has been selected one of the Top 10 attorneys in Colorado each year since 2017. Attorneys Dan Lipman, Chris Koupal, and Angela McGraw were selected as Top Lawyers for Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury in recognition of their skill and experience in and outside of the courtroom. 

Law Week Colorado's Barrister’s Best 

Dan Lipman  was the Barrister’s Choice for Medical Malpractice Lawyer for Plaintiffs in 2021. He is recognized by both his peers in the legal community and former clients for his work in this complicated area of the law. Lorraine Parker was the People’s Choice for Medical Malpractice Lawyer for Plaintiffs in 2022. 

American College of Trial Lawyers

Lorraine Parker is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, which is recognized as a preeminent legal organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics and the administration of justice. Fellowship is extended only by invitation after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.

International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Lorraine Parker is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an international group of elite trial lawyers representing both sides of the bar.  Fellowship is by invitation only.  Trial lawyers are invited to become Fellows only after an extremely rigorous vetting process, which includes both peer and judicial review.

American Board of Trial Advocates 

Lorraine Parker and Angela McGraw are members of this invitation-only association. Only lawyers with a strong reputation and the experience of having tried at least 10 civil jury trials are eligible to join. Attorney McGraw currently serves as treasurer of ABOTA, as well as the co-chair of WABOTA - Colorado chapter, a networking group of top women trial attorneys in the state. 

The National Trial Lawyers (NTL)

Dan Lipman and Karen Blau are members of this national organization that recognizes premier trial lawyers from across the U.S. In addition, Karen Blau is a member of NTL’s Top 40 Under 40. The NTL provides members with high-quality educational programs and advocacy training to help its members better serve their clients.

Brain Injury Alliance Colorado (BIAC) 

Attorney Angela McGraw is a member of the board of directors for the BIAC, a nonprofit organization that provides support and resources to survivors of brain injuries and their families. Learn more about this important organization by visiting the BIAC website.

Our Awards & Associations

The Opinions That Matter Most

  • If I ever had a case that needed attention, Dan and Lorraine would be my first call, because I know that I can trust them.

    “Professionally, I work with a large percentage of the Personal Injury attorneys in Colorado. Every single one of them knows, respects, trusts, and speaks highly of, Dan and Lorraine. They both have decades of experience, are leaders in the field of law, an”

    Jordan C.
  • Empathetic, reasonable, humble, and clearly an expert Alex R.
  • I am thrilled with the settlement that I got.

    “From the moment I heard Attorney Koupal’s voice and heard his recommendations for my case, I knew that not only does he have integrity, but that he would go the extra mile for me as his client.”

    E.M., Former Client