Christian H. Hendrickson
Christian H. Hendrickson

Member

Phone: 303.299.8306

Fax: 303.298.0940

chendrickson@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Diane Collier
303.299.8323

Areas of Emphasis

Litigation, Trials & Appeals

Construction

Personal Injury & Products Liability

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado School of Law, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, with distinction, New Mexico State University, 1997

Christian Hendrickson is a trial lawyer whose focus includes disputes arising out of commercial contracts, banking and financial matters, tort claims, and construction, business, and real estate issues. He practices in state and federal courts and regulatory proceedings, primarily in Colorado, and in arbitration proceedings across the country. Christian’s wide-ranging litigation practice enables him to see disputes from many angles, promoting efficient, effective, and, where appropriate, early resolution.

Representative Matters
  • Trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, and represents clients in agency hearings and proceedings, legislative matters, and arbitrations.
  • Represents lenders in hearings, trials, and arbitrations on various collection and workout matters, pursues claims to recover secured collateral, and defends lender liability claims.
  • Represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and construction lenders in defect, warranty, payment, delay, lien, trust fund, and other general construction claims.
  • Asserts and defends claims surrounding various insurance coverage disputes.
  • Represents business entities of varying types, sizes, and industries in contract, landlord/tenant, real estate, payment, fraud, and related disputes.
  • Defends tort claims asserted against businesses and individuals, including basic negligence, premises liability, defamation, and wrongful death claims.
  • Consults with businesses and individuals on pre-litigation and trial strategy, and works to facilitate negotiations and dispute resolution before, during, and after trial.
Professional Activities
  • Board Member, New Mexico State University Foundation
  • Board Member, The LoDo District, Inc.
  • Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2008- Present
  • Former Committee Member, Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Committee, 2007-2013
  • Former Coach, Mock Trial, Monarch High School
  • Former Board Member, Colorado Youth at Risk
  • Former Board Member, Friends of Kids in Crisis
  • Sherman & Howard Paralegal Coordinator
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Morris B. Hoffman, Denver District Court, 2000-2001
  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Edwin Ruland, Colorado Court of Appeals, 1999

 

Honors and Awards
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers
    2011 – 2019
Publications and Presentations
  • Presenter, To Arbitrate or Not To Arbitrate, Sherman & Howard St. Louis Business Law Presentation, June 2017.
  • Presenter, Dos and Don’ts for Dailies and Diaries, Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar, February 2017.
  • Presenter, Change Orders: Peacemakers or Fire Starters?, Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Construction Law Seminar, February 2016.