Kevin S. Mahoney

Kevin S. Mahoney

Denver, Colorado
888-575-4383 (Toll Free)

Kevin Mahoney attended college at Duke University where he was a four-year letterman on the varsity lacrosse team. He was chosen to the Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll during each of his four years of college. In 1991 he graduated cum laude from Duke with a double major in history and political science. He then attended Duke University School of Law, which is one of the top ten law schools in the country. He was a member of the law review at Duke and received the Note of the Year Award during his second year of law school. In 1995, Kevin graduated with honors from Duke Law School and joined the Mahoney Law Firm that same year. He is admitted to practice in the Colorado and Wyoming state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Colorado Trial Lawyers' Association, and the Wyoming Trial Lawyers' Association.

Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 young children. His hobbies include skiing and coaching youth lacrosse.

***Selected as a Super Lawyer for 10 consecutive years (2009-2018). Kevin was selected to Super Lawyers in the Plaintiff Medical Malpractice category in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was chosen to Super Lawyers in the Class Action/Mass Torts category in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.***

In 2015 and 2016, Kevin was chosen by 5280 Magazine as one of only 7 attorneys in the state of Colorado as a Top Lawyer in the field of plaintiffs' medical malpractice.  Less than 3% of the attorneys in the state were chosen as Top Lawyers.

He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who, while acting as lead counsel, have achieved awards or settlements in excess of $2,000,000 for an individual client. 

Community Service:

  • Volunteer, VOA Family Motel (provide food, gifts and donate time for parties for under-privileged families)
  • Lacrosse Coach, Denver Lacrosse Club (10-11 year old boys)
  • Lacrosse Coach, Denver Lacrosse Club (2nd grade girls team)
  • United States Tennis Association, Volunteer Tennis Instructor, Lake Middle School
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Amicus Brief Writer

Year Joined Firm

  • 1995

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Auto Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1995
  • Wyoming, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Wyoming, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1998


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1995
    • Honors: Moot Court Competition, 1993
    • Honors: Note of the Year Award - Alaska Law Review, 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Alaska Law Review, 1993 - 1995
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll, 1987-1991
    • Honors: Letterman, NCAA Division I Lacrosse, 1987-1991
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Alaska's Cap on Non-Economic Damages: Unfair, Unwise and Unconstitutional, Alaska Law Review, Vol. XI, Number 1, 67-95, June, 1994
  • Post-Trial Wrangling: Hanging on to Large Non-Economic Damages Awards in Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice Cases, Trial Talk, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, December, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers (Plaintiff Medical Malpractice), 2009 - 2018
  • 5280 Top Lawyer 2015, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • American Mensa, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Wyoming Bar Association, 2001 - Present
  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers' Association, 2001 - Present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Echeverria & Link, San Francisco, California, Summer Associate, 1994
  • Colorado Court of Appeals, Denver, Colorado; The Hon. Leonard Plank, Summer Clerk, 1993


  • French


  • Delta Tau Delta