Michael P. Kane, Esq.


Mike Kane is a partner at Dan Caplis Law. He leads all litigation for the firm and specializes in trucking, auto and catastrophic injury cases. He also represents victims of sexual assault against institutions and individuals.

Mr. Kane is a former US Marine who served a tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After leaving the military, he returned to Colorado and served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Arapahoe and Douglas County DA’s Offices. As a prosecutor, he was lead counsel on jury trials ranging from homicide and sexual assault to traffic infractions. He then entered civil practice and has focused exclusively on the representation of injured plaintiffs.

Highlights of Mr. Kane’s civil practice include a $6 million-dollar jury verdict against a commercial bus company, a $2.45 million-dollar jury verdict against a private ambulance company and a $2.7 million-dollar jury verdict on behalf of a client seriously injured in an automobile collision. Mr. Kane conducted trials against a trucking company and an individual drunk driver in two consecutive weeks, resulting in jury verdicts in excess of $1.2 million dollars. In 2020 and 2021 he and his trial teams won jury verdicts totaling over $6.5 million dollars in judgments for their clients. Mr. Kane also negotiated an $8 million-dollar settlement in a contested liability trucking case and a $5 million-dollar settlement against a school district on behalf of a young woman who was sexually assaulted by her elementary school teacher.

Mr. Kane is known as an aggressive litigator and believes in taking the fight to the insurance companies. He is frequently asked to speak and has given multiple presentations at Colorado Trial Lawyers Association events. He believes the greatest honor in the legal profession is helping injured victims and their families obtain the justice they deserve. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top injury litigators in Colorado.

Mr. Kane also believes in giving back to the veteran community. He is a board member of the Colorado Bar Association Military and Veteran Affairs section and regularly participates in veteran-focused fundraisers. He also serves on the Colorado Trial Lawyers legislative affairs committee.

To learn more about Mr. Kane’s practice, or to schedule a consultation, contact Dan Caplis Law at (303) 770-5551.

  • Arizona State University, BA cum laude
  • Syracuse University College of Law, JD

Mike Kane featured on CBS News related to a wrongful death lawsuit filed against local trucking company

  • $8 Million Settlement

    Truck Accident

  • $6 Million Jury Verdict

    Bus Crash

  • $5 Million Settlement

    Title IX Sexual Assault

  • $2.7 Million Jury Verdict

    Car Accident

  • $2.5 Million Settlement

    Car Accident

  • $2.45 Million Jury Verdict

    Ambulance Accident

  • $1.85 Million Settlement

    Car Accident

  • $1.25 Million Settlement

    Truck Accident

  • $1 Million Settlement

    Truck Accident

  • $860K Jury Verdict

    Truck Accident

  • $850,000 Settlement

    Truck Accident

  • $800,000 Settlement

    Premises Liability

  • $750K Settlement

    Car Accident

  • $500K Settlement

    Pedestrian Accident

  • $350K Jury Verdict

    Drunk Driving Accident

  • $350K Settlement

    Premises Liability

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