John A. Cimino, Esq. is a consumer trial lawyer and has been practicing law in Colorado since the early 1980’s. He is licensed to practice law in all Colorado state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Cimino attended the University of Albany, New York, where he earned his B.S. in 1974 and his M.S. in 1976. Mr. Cimino obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) law degree in 1979 from the Gonzaga University School of Law where he was elected to serve as an editor of the Law Review. Once in Colorado, he attended the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program, where he earned a Masters of Taxation Law (L.L.M.) in 1982.
Mr. Cimino has always focused his interests on helping others. He was the senior editor on the Law Review at Gonzaga. After obtaining his L.L.M. he worked as a tax attorney, defending tax payers at the Big 8 accounting firm of Touche Ross. From 1989 until 2001, Mr. Cimino also served as a Chapter 7 trustee for the District of Colorado, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, where reviewed and administered thousands of cases. During this time, he recovered nearly $4 million from a business debtor in one case who tried to hide certain valuable assets from the court and his creditors in a bogus family trust. This recovery amount set a record that still stands today.
In the area of protecting and defending consumers, Mr. Cimino recently signed a publishing deal with Celebrity PressTM (April 2012) for a book he co-authored titled “Protect and Defend: Proven Strategies from America’s Leading Attorneys to help you Protect and Defend Your Business, Family and Wealth.” The book was published in the summer of 2012. For a free copy of the book, please call the office at (303) 813-0000.
These are only a few of the examples of how Mr. Cimino has spent his entire career successfully helping consumers. From helping consumer debtors to legally achieve a fresh start with bankruptcy laws to writing a book to help people navigate today’s legal system to representing clients who have experienced a violation of trust, as in malpractice, Mr. Cimino works to uphold laws and to make sure the systems are fair and honorable.
Mr. Cimino is a professional who contributes to the community and to his profession. He invented the Colorado Trial CalculatorR, which is a tool designed for trial lawyers, judges and paralegals alike to compute trial deadlines. As a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives), Mr. Cimino fights for the rights of the disabled and injured.
Mr. Cimino is personable, dedicated and diligent and his good will inspires the entire firm.