Steven Paul Bailey

Steven Paul Bailey

Colorado Spring, Colorado

Mr. Bailey is Of Counsel in the Colorado Springs office. He is an honors graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law and has practiced in the field of civil litigation since 1977. He was admitted to the Colorado bar in 1981. He has also been admitted to the bars of New Mexico, Texas, The District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Mr. Bailey's practice has always emphasized general litigation defense, including simple and complex commercial disputes and defense of general liability and tort claims and complex construction litigation.

Mr. Bailey's litigation experience includes taking more than one hundred cases to jury trial and numerous bench trials and arbitrations. Many of the arbitrations have been under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association Construction Rules.

Mr. Bailey is a member of the American, Colorado, and El Paso County Bar Associations as well as the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, the Colorado Claims Association, and the Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Defect Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • First Party/Bad Faith Defense
  • Title Insurance
  • Representation of Policy Holders
  • Representation of Insurers
  • Real Estate Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977
  • Colorado, 1981
  • Texas, 1985
  • Virginia, 1989
  • Maryland, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1989


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude - 1977
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1974

Representative Clients

  • American Family Insurance
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Esurance
  • One Beacon Insurance
  • Platte River Power Authority


  • Hon G. David Miller
  • Hon Larry Schwartz
  • Hon. Jeffery Saufley
  • Daniel Sweetser

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Mexico Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association, Member, 1981 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1981 - Present
  • New Mexico Special Olympics, 1988 - 1990
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 1995 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Vaughan & DeMuro, Of Counsel, 2010 - 2018
  • Anderson Dude Lebel & Bailey, Partner, 2003 - 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Broadmoor Community Church Ministries, 1999 - Present
  • Colorado High School Mock Trial, 2012 - Present


  • English


  • Phi Alpha Delta