J.D. Golden Gate University School of Law, California
B.A. University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, Colorado
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Colorado Bar Association
Pueblo County Bar Association
State of Colorado
State of Colorado Appellate Court
State of Colorado Supreme Court
State of California
United States District Court: District of Colorado
United States Appellate Court: Tenth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Having been admitted to the Colorado and California bars in 2004, I have been an advocate for justice for my clients for over 15 years. I am also a licensed real estate agent in Colorado. My roots are rural, raised in the small town of Florence, Colorado. I know what hard work is; I took care of my parents and had a job from a young age. From this experience, I followed my heart to become an attorney. I enjoy the detail-oriented nature of working on complicated cases. I consider my character to reflect that I am aggressive, no nonsense, yet humble. I am honored to be part of this community, and I often give back, volunteering my services through the various non-profit legal associations.
I am a Commissioner on the Colorado Access to Justice Commission through the Colorado Supreme Court. Additionally, through the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation, I help fellow attorneys who have violated the rules of professional conduct and assist those attorneys in implementing best practices for their own law firms.
Stephen grew up in Casper, Wyoming and spent much of his childhood working on his family’s ranch. He attended the University of Wyoming and received three Bachelors Degrees while making the Dean’s List. He then attended the University of Wyoming College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate in 2002. After being inducted into the Wyoming Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association, he and his wife, Julie, moved to Pueblo, Colorado. Stephen and Julie have been married for 26 years and have six children. Stephen enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and coaching children’s soccer. He is the President of the pueblo Rangers Soccer Club, which provides access to soccer programs for children of all ages, skill levels and financial means, including programs for children with special needs.
Stephen has been practicing law since 2002, with a primary practice on workers’ compensation, personal injury, and social security. In his 17 years of practicing workers’ compensation law, Stephen has represented injured workers in all stages of litigation. He has argued cases before the Colorado Office of Administrative Courts, the Colorado Industrial Appeals Panel, the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court, and the 10th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
Thomas Dunbar is a new associate to Hassler Law Firm, LLC. Mr. Dunbar is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado.
Thomas received his bachelor’s degree from Depauw University, majoring in Political Science. He then went on to Law School and graduated from Valparasio Law School in Indiana and passed the Colorado Bar.
Thomas worked for a summer at the Chicago Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. At the Guardianship and Advocacy commission, the lawyers work with
wards of the state who desperately need legal counsel for various personal reasons. There, Thomas learned many of the general principles of court and probate law.
Furthermore, Thomas learned the value of being a caring and competent attorney by witnessing the various attorney’s work tirelessly for their appointed wards.
Thomas also spent a year clerking for Austgen Kuiper Jasaitis in Crown Point, Indiana.
AKJ is a smaller firm, employing a handful of attorneys, but deals with a large client base and a wide variety of law. Thomas was personally involved in cases dealing with criminal, bankruptcy, family, municipal, and civil law. Thomas learned the skills necessary to be a flexible attorney, who can understand legal concepts from a wide
variety of law.
Thomas is passionate about beginning his legal career and is thrilled to be working at Hassler Law Firm, LLC. Thomas prides himself on empathizing with the difficulties facing his clients and making sure that he handles their issue the way the client wants it to be handled, while fully comprising the client of their legal rights.
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