Attorney Jake Johnson, Of Counsel, pollart Miller LLC
Mr. Johnson joined Pollart Miller in 2011 and focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, including representing companies and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation and liability matters, and defending individuals and business charged with committing a crime(s).
During law school Mr. Johnson served on the Law Review and Pro Bono Legal Services clinics at Washburn Law School. In his 1L year, Mr. Johnson participated in the Washburn Law study abroad program where he studied international business in Utrecht, Netherlands. In his 2L year, Mr. Johnson interned with a Fortune 500 company (Raytheon Technologies) where he represented the company in negotiations and litigation against various third parties, as well as the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers union.

After graduating law school in 2007, Mr. Johnson gained significant trial experience serving as a public defender for Kansas residents charged with felony criminal charges in the 18th Judicial District. In his first year as a public defender, Mr. Johnson tried numerous jury trials and obtained multiple acquittals for his clients. Taking note of his successes in the courtroom, the 18th Judicial District, District Attorney Office offered Mr. Johnson a position in their Gang and Violent Crime Unit. Mr. Johnson accepted the position and for the next two years prosecuted hundreds of cases ranging from drug related crimes to rape and homicide.

In late 2010, Mr. Johnson and his wife moved from Kansas to Denver, Colorado. Mr. Johnson joined Pollart Miller in January, 2011 and began representing employers and insurers in workers’ compensation matters. Since that time, Mr. Johnson’s practice has expanded to include Subrogation and Recovery, General Insurance Law, Criminal Defense, and appeals. Mr. Johnson represents clients in trial and administrative courts throughout Colorado, as well as Colorado appellate courts.
Practice Areas
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Professionals in Workers’ Compensation
Wichita Bar Association
  • KBPI Interview – What do I do if I am Pulled Over
  • KBPI Interview – 7 Things To Know About Holiday DUI Checkpoints
  • Five (5) Things to Know About Getting Auto Insurance After A DUI
  • The Home State Consequences of an Out of State DUI
  • Why Smoking Marijuana on the Ski Slopes Just Isn’t Worth It
  • Guidelines for Driving with Marijuana in Colorado
  • Legality of DUI Checkpoints
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Horseback
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Toy Car
  • Publication – FAQ About Marijuana Use In Colorado
  • Publication – Proposed Colorado Felony DUI Laws
  • Publication – Alcohol and Marijuana in City Parks
  • Publication – DUIs and International Travel
  • Publication – DUIs and Boating
  • Publication – Clarifications Regarding Marijuana Open Containers
  • Publication – Marijuana and Ski Slopes
  • Publication – Bicycle DUIs
  • Publication – 4/20 in Denver
  • Publication – DUI From Substances Other Than Alcohol
  • Publication – 6 Places You Can’t Smoke Pot
  • Publication – 6 Things We Learned About Marijuana Blood Testing
  • Publication – Hiring A Private Investigator For Your DUI
  • Publication – 7 Famous Irishmen With Unlucky Drinking Tales
  • Publication – How Colorado Handles Your Out of State DUI
  • Publication – Colorado Marijuana Convictions Being Overturned
  • Publication – Obtaining Insurance After Your DUI
  • Publication – Teenage DUIs
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Lawn Mower
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Horse Carriage
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Zamboni
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Golf Cart
  • Publication – Odd DUIs – Motorized Cooler
  • Publication – Apps to Determine if Your too Drunk
  • Publication – Risks of Holiday Drinking and Driving
  • Publication – Holiday DUI Checkpoints
  • Publication – Illegal DUI CheckPoints
  • Publication – Forced DUI Blood Draws
  • Publication – Contesting a DUI Breath Test
  • Publication – Colorado Felony DUI
  • Publication – Should I Take Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • Publication – Why Do Police Officers Pull You Over For DUI
  • Publication – What To Do If You Are Pulled Over For DUI In Colorado
  • Publication – What Is “Express Consent” In Colorado
  • Publication – Effects Of A DUI On Your Pilot’s License
  • Publication – Penalties For Breath Test Refusal
  • Publication – Employee Distracted Driving
  • Member, National College for Criminal Defense
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
J.D., Washburn University, 2007
B.A., Kansas State University, 2004
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