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Murray & Damschen, P.C.
Colorado Home Construction Defect Lawyers


Location: Lakewood, Colorado

Phone: (303) 274-7752

Fax: (303) 274-7942

Email: E-mail Me Areas of Practice Construction Defects Personal Injury -- Plaintiff Alternative Dispute Resolution Construction Law Insurance Law Litigation & Appeals Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff Litigation Percentage 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation Bar Admissions Colorado, 1986 U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1988 Education University of Denver

College of Law, Denver, Colorado Juris Doctorate

Terry was raised in the New York City area. He received an undergraduate degree in international affairs from George Washington University in 1982 and a law degree from the University of Denver in 1986.

After law school, Terry represented architects and engineers, as well as large developers and homebuilders, in numerous lawsuits involving multimillion-dollar residential and commercial projects. After spending several years representing a variety of private trade associations, including large housing and pharmaceutical interests, Terry joined the Denver office of Zurich Insurance Group, a global insurance company. While at Zurich, he served as litigation counsel on a variety of matters involving single-family and multi-unit residential projects.

In 2002, Terry and Darrell Damschen formed Murray & Damschen, P.C. in Lakewood, Colorado. Terry has represented hundreds of homeowners in construction defect lawsuits and arbitrations involving structural, building envelope and mold-related damage. He has handled hundreds of structural warranty claims on behalf of Colorado homeowners. Terry has also represented many property purchasers in nondisclosure disputes involving structural, moisture intrusion and other issues. In addition to his construction-related practice, Terry has represented many clients in a wide variety of business and insurance-related matters.

Terry is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in Colorado. In 30 years of practice, he has served as counsel of record in numerous reported cases including:

Jardel Enterprises, Inc. v. Triconsultants, 770 P. 2d 1301 (Colo. App.1988)
May v. Women’s Bank, N.A., 807P.2d 1145 (Colo. 1991)
Leetz v. Amica Mutual Ins. Co., 839 P. 2d 511 (Colo. App. 1992)
East Lakewood Sanitation Dist. v. District Court, 842 P.2d 233 (Colo. 1992)
Johnson v. Amsted Industries, Inc., 830 P. 2d 1141 (Colo. App. 1992)
Hartley v. Department Of Corrections, 937 P. 2d 913 (Colo. App. 1997)
Stephens v. Colaiannia, 942 P. 2d 1374 (Colo. App. 1997)
Colorado Manufactured Housing Assoc. v. City of Salida, 977 F. Supp. 1080 (Colo. 1997)
Continental Western Ins. Co. v. Jim’s Hardwood Floor Co., 12 P. 3d 824 (Colo. App. 2000)
Martin v. Hauck (In re Hauck), 489 B.R. 208 (Bankr. D. Colo. 2013)

Terry lives with his two teenage daughters in Evergreen, Colorado. His interests include hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, skiing and cooking.

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Murray & Damschen, P.C.
1726 Cole Blvd., Suite 240
Lakewood, CO 80401
Phone: (303) 274-7752
Facsimile: (303) 274-7942
Murray & Damschen, P.C.