Mr. Kay began his legal career as a law clerk during law school to the Denver law firm of Zarlengo, Mott & Zarlengo. Following law school, he practiced as an associate attorney with McKie & Associates in Denver, focusing on civil litigation, securities law, banking law and bankruptcy. During that time, he also acted as a Panel Bankruptcy Trustee for the United States Trustee’s Office for the District of Colorado handling Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases.
Mr. Kay then accepted a position as First Assistant Attorney General in the Tort Litigation Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. He remained in that position for 13 years. While there, he helped create the State of Colorado’s self-insurance and litigation defense programs. He personally handled many of the large and high-profile civil jury trials for the State of Colorado, including the Berthoud Pass bus accident, the Amendment 2 constitutional challenge, and the Amendment 16 constitutional case. In addition, his practice included many employment, civil rights, and governmental immunity cases.
In April 1999 Mr. Kay left the Attorney General’s Office to return to private practice with the firm of Patterson, Nuss & Seymour, P.C. His practice there continued to focus on insurance defense related cases, including employment, civil rights defense and defense of governmental entities as well as insurance coverage and general insurance matters. In October, 2005, Mr. Kay took a position as General Counsel for a Denver-based mortgage bank with over 600 employees and offices in nine states and doing business in 30 states, before re-entering private practice. He joined Archer Bay, then operating as the Denver office of Lynch and Robbins, in 2012. Mr. Kay now practices law as The Kay Law Firm, LLC and is actively involved in helping clients with all of their legal needs.
- Mortgage / Real Estate Law
- Business Law
- Bankruptcy Law
- Elder Abuse Law
- Family Law
- Personal Injury Law
- Administrative Law
- Employment Law
- Products Liability Law
- J.D., University of Denver Law School, 1981
- B.S., Brigham Young University, 1978
- The Colorado State Bar 1982
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Bankruptcy Court