Loren M. Brown

Founding & Managing Shareholder
Attorney Loren M. Brown

About Loren

Loren M. Brown is a founding shareholder and managing shareholder with Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. His practice is focused 100% on litigation, providing representation along the Front Range, and throughout the State of Colorado. He focuses on Wrongful Death and Personal Injury, Criminal Defense (ranging from traffic violations to homicide), Liquor Licensing, and Commercial Litigation.

Loren is also actively involved in the Colorado Bar Association, serving as the President from 2015 – 2016. During his term, Mr. Brown was able to travel throughout the State of Colorado meeting lawyers, legal professionals, and judges across the Eastern Plains, Western Slope, and along the Front Range. Aside from making great contacts with people in those places, he was also able to help shape the bar association and legal profession moving forward, focusing on issues such as diversity and inclusion, attorney health and wellness, access to justice, and formation of the CBA strategic plan.

Loren’s liquor license practice involves matters related to liquor licensing, including new licenses and defense of clients related to liquor license violations. His clients in this area range in size from small family businesses to large national corporations, including retail outlet liquor stores, taverns and restaurants, and theaters.

Loren started his career as a law clerk with Gene and Cyndy Ciancio while in law school and remained with the firm after becoming an attorney in 2003. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999, with a B. A. in History. While at University of Colorado, Loren was a member of the Track and Field Team (High Jump and 400 Meter Hurdles), and selected to the Big XII Commissioner’s Honor Roll, 1997 and 1998. Loren was also a recipient of the Justice Byron R. White Memorial Award.

After graduating from University of Colorado, Loren attended the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and earned his Juris Doctor in 2003. While at DU, Loren was the President of the student chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), now AAJ, and was also a member of the Moot Court Board.

Loren has always been passionate about trial practice, even while in law school. He was on the University of Denver’s ATLA traveling trial team, and in 2003 the team went on to be National Champions.

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff
  • Criminal Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Liquor Licensing Issues – New Licenses and Violations

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2008


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. – 2003
    • Honors: President of the Student Chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • B.A. – 1999
    • Honors: Selected to the Big XII Commissioner’s Honor Roll, 1997 – 1998
    • Honors: Recipient of the Justice Byron R. White Memorial Award
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • “CBA President’s Message to Members,” The Colorado Lawyer, Monthly August 2015 – 2016
  • “Renew Your Spark,” The Colorado Lawyer, January 2016
  • “The Legal Aid Foundation and the Associates Campaign,” The Colorado Lawyer, March 2016
  • “Including and Engaging Young Lawyers,” The Colorado Lawyer, April 2016
  • “Diversity and Inclusion Within the Bar and Our Profession,” The Colorado Lawyer, May 2016
  • “The CBA Strategic Plan – REFOCUS 20/20,” The Colorado Lawyer, June 2016
  • “The Importance of the Local Bar Associations,” The Colorado Lawyer, December 2015
  • “Education in Leadership – Go COBALT!,” The Colorado Lawyer, October 2015
  • “Suicide Prevention,” The Colorado Lawyer, September 2015
  • “The Future of the Bar is Now,” The Colorado Lawyer, August 2015
  • “People on the Move – Passing of the Gavel for CBA Presidency,” Denver Business Journal, May 2015
  • “DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner Loren M. Brown,” Denver Business Journal, March 2015
  • “A Look at Staggered Sentencing,” Co-Authored with Judge Bockman, Colorado Law Week, March 2013
  • “Loren Brown’s Need to Help Led Him on Legal Career Path,” Denver Business Journal, January 2013
  • “Will the Waiver Signed at the ‘Jumpy Place’ Prevent a Claim When My Child Gets Hurt There?,” Colorado Law Week, March 2012
  • “Attorneys Discuss Specialty Choices,” Denver Business Journal, October 2009


  • “Navigating Client Communication,” CBA Young Lawyers Division, University of Denver Strum College of Law, November 16, 2012
  • “SWOT Analysis: Fundraising Challenges,” CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties Board of Directors, May 16, 2012
  • “Client Communication Tactics,” CBA Young Lawyers Division, University of Colorado School of Law, April 23, 2012
  • “Intakes, and Client Consultations (How to Give a Valuable Consult and Get the Client to Hire You for Their Legal Matter) to Take Or Not to Take a Case…,” National Pro Bono Celebration Metro Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Training, Sponsored by Faegre & Benson, LLP, October 26, 2011
  • “Client Communication,” CBA Young Lawyers Division, University of Denver Strum College of Law, November 11, 2010
  • “Professionalism and Communication,” Metro Volunteer Lawyers Training, Faegre & Benson, LLP, October 29, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, Criminal Defense: General Practice, 2023
  • Best Lawyers, Family Law, 2023
  • Best Lawyers, Leisure and Hospitality Law, 2023
  • Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2023
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, “Super Lawyer” in Personal Injury Litigation, 2015 – 2021
  • Colorado Super Lawyers 2021
  • Top 100: Colorado Super Lawyers – Top List, 2016 – 2021
  • Martindale Hubble Client Distinction Award, 2013 – 2020
  • Denver Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Award, 2015
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” in Personal Injury Litigation, 2011 – 2014
  • Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, presented by the Colorado Bar Association, 2012
  • Liberty Bell Award (Citizen of the Year), awarded to all members of the 17th Judicial District Access to Justice Committee by the Adams/Broomfield Bar Association, 2012
  • Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Adams Broomfield Bar Association (ABBA), 2011
  • Regional and National Champion, American Association for Justice National Trial Competition, 2003
  • Scholastic Excellence Award, Advanced Trial Practice, K. Steinhauser, 2003
  • Scholastic Excellence Award, Motions Practice, Justice N. Rice, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association (CBA), 2003 – Present
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Bar Fellow, 2008 – Present
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT), 2010 – 2014
  • Adams Broomfield Bar Association (ABBA), 2003 – Present
  • 17th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission, 2013 – Present
  • 17th Judicial District, Access to Justice Committee, 2008 – Present
  • National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP), Associate Member, 2014 – Present
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2003 – Present
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member, 2011 – Present
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment

  • Ciancio & Associates, P.C.
  • Commerce City Municipal Court, Associate Judge, 2008 – 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chief Justice’s Commission on the Legal Profession, Member, 2014 – Present
  • Colorado Access to Justice Commission, Commissioner, 2014 – 2018
  • Colorado Judicial Institute (CJI), Board Member, 2014 – 2017
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL), Board of Governors, 2007 – 2017
  • CASA of Adams and Broomfield County Board of Directors, 2009 – 2013