What does it mean to be Colorado’s premier law firm?

What does it mean to be Colorado’s premier law firm? We understand your skepticism to such a claim.

At Sears & Associates, P.C., this isn’t a title we take lightly. With over 40 years of experience, we’ve accumulated awards, honors, and high marks from many of the industry’s leading legal publications.

For you, this means you can rest easy knowing you have a team on your side that is nationally recognized as a top law firm. Below are some of our accolades, ratings, and honors. Please contact us with any questions regarding a site, rating, or organization.

BBB | Colorado Springs, CO | Sears & Associates, P.C.

Sears & Associates, P.C. has been an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau since 2001.  BBB has determined that Sears & Associates PC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. The firm currently holds and “A+” rating, based upon 16 factors.

Super LawyersSuper Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice ares who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Lance Sears Award

The 2015 Litigator Awards™ represent the highest honors in Trial Law, and justly stand as the nation’s most coveted symbol of “Litigation Achievement”. Sears & Associates, P.C. was selected as a winner for 2014 and 2015.


5280 Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 is the most-circulated Denver magazine (the name come’s from the city’s mile-high elevation). It began in 1993 covering what’s best (and worst) in Denver. The magazine also makes annual lists of top professionals. Since 2006, Sears & Associates has been rated by 5280 as a top attorney in Colorado, chosen by peers from Denver and around the state.

AVVO 10:10 Rating

Avvo empowers you by rating lawyers and having real lawyers answer your questions. The rating is calculated using a mathematical model that considers elements such as years of experience, board certification, education, disciplinary history, professional achievement, and industry recognition-all factors that are relevant to assessing a lawyer’s qualifications.

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Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum - 2Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers int he U.S. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4,000 members throughout the country, fewer than one percent of all U.S. lawyers.

Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum -2In addition to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Sears & Associates, P.C. attorneys are also members of the higher tier: the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To reach this level, an attorney must have acted as Principal Counsel in at least one case that resulted in a trial verdict, award, or settlement in the present value amount of $2 million or more and was already a member of the first tier forum.

Top 100 LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile.

AV Peer Reviewed

For over a century, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for authoritative information on the worldwide legal profession. Martindale’s Peer Review ratings attest to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflect the confidential members of the Bar and Judiciary.

International Society of BarristersThe ISOB brings together the best of the trial bar in a setting devoid of partisan interests. No lawyer may apply for membership in the Society. New Fellows are elected by the Society’s Board of Governors on nomination by an existing Fellow and after inquiry as to the nominee’s skill as a trial lawyer and professional integrity directed to other Barristers in the nominee’s region and to judges before whom the nominee has tried cases.

Litigation Counsel of AmericaThe Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.

Martindale-HubbellFor over 90 years, the Bar Register has been a unique guide to the legal community’s most eminent professionals. It includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.

Who's Who in AmericaThe family of Marquis Who’s Who publications presents unmatched coverage of the lives of today’s leaders and achievers from the U.S. and the world.

Public JusticePublic Justice marshals the resources, experience, and dedication of public interest lawyers from across the country. The staff attorneys work with some of the best and brightest of the plaintiffs’ bar in cases that pose a threat to, or a violation of, fundamental fairness, beginning with the right to a day in court.

TAOS Injury Lawyers | Colorado Springs, CO | Sears & Associates, P.C.The members of this special group understand and appreciate the efforts and energy which must go into the preparation, handling, and litigation of each and every case. Being a member of this group means that Lance Sears is associating himself with other lawyers who share a common interest in focusing on the goals of the client. TAOS Injury Lawyers are caring and giving attorneys and the best of the best when it comes to advocacy and lawyering skills and talent.

Lance Sears Attorney American Association for Justice Colorado Springs, COThe American Association for Justice Leaders Forum is an instrumental part of the effort to reframe the debate about the civil justice system. It seeks to inform the public about the critical role that trial attorneys play in holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Colorado Springs personal injury attorney Lance Sears has been a member since 2007.