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Cecelia A. Fleischner

Cindy Fleischner is a civil trial lawyer with over thirty years of courtroom experience. While she has tried numerous legal malpractice, discipline/grievance, wrongful death, products liability, premises liability and other personal injury lawsuits in Colorado’s federal and state courts, she now specializes in the defense of attorneys in discipline and legal malpractice matters. She is a founding shareholder of McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, LLC and for years, has been recognized by her peers in Best Lawyers in America, a preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Ms. Fleischner was named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Denver Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”. Ms. Fleischner has been consistently recognized in Colorado Super Lawyers in civil litigation and legal malpractice defense every year since 2009. She holds the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory as an AV® Preeminent™ Lawyer and was accepted into the highly distinguished American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2010. She is highly sought after as a lecturer for her expertise in legal ethics, professional liability law and civil litigation.

Ms. Fleischner graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1980. She was admitted to practice in Colorado in 1984 after graduating from the University Of Denver College Of Law. Ms. Fleischner is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations. She has served on the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee since 1992 and was the 2013-2014 chair of the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee.

Ms. Fleischner has been on the adjunct faculty at the University Of Denver College Of Law, where she taught Basic Trial Practice and Advanced Trial Practice. She served on the Board of Directors for Continuing Legal Education, Inc. from 2004 through 2008 and on the Rose Women’s Foundation Board from 2002 through 2006.

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Distinctions

Cecelia A. Fleischner holds the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.  She is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America.  She was recognized as a Colorado Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010 and 2011 in the area of Legal Malpractice Defense. Ms. Fleischner was accepted into the highly distinguished American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2010.

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Admissions

U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals  

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado  

Colorado State Bar

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Education

Lafayette College B.A.

University of Denver J.D.

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Community

Cindy Fleischner is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations. She has served on the Colorado Bar Association’s Ethics Committee since 1992 and is the Chair of the Ethics Committees’ Education Subcommittee. Ms. Fleischner is on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Inc., and for the Rose Women’s Foundation.

McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, LLC has been an active sponsor of the Corporate Work Study program at Arrupe Jesuit High School since the program started in 2004. 

Email -Cfleischner@mfhlegal.com

Main (303) 480-0400  Direct (303) 458-9525  Fax - (303) 458-9520

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Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
— Abraham Lincoln