For over 30 years, Steve Kaufman has been working as a Denver personal injury lawyer.  After graduating from Rutgers Law School he started his first job with Jon Kidneigh working as a Denver accident lawyer.  After only two years on the job, Steve and Jon tried the first toxic shock syndrome (TSS) case to go to trial in the country against Procter & Gamble. From that point on he’s successfully handled almost every kind of personal injury case, many of which have been difficult and complicated.  Mr. Kaufman has handed cases big and small, but most importantly he is not afraid to fight for you and has won many cases at trial and on appeal.  Mr. Kaufman is a Colorado native, married, and has 5 kids.  His oldest daughter Jennifer and son-in-law Charlie are also attorneys at Kidneigh & Kaufman and are helping to carrying on the fight against insurance companies and corporations.


Jennifer Crichton graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2006 and has been working with her Dad as a Denver personal injury lawyer at Kidneigh & Kaufman ever since.  During her time at Kidneigh & Kaufman, she has been involved in all types of personal injury matters, including: automobile and motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, dog bite attacks, sexual assaults, product caused illnesses and injuries, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, disability, wrongful death, and many other cases involving serious injuries, permanent impairment, and/or significant disfigurement.  She enjoys working on behalf of Plaintiffs and helping those who have been injured understand their rights and obtain compensation for their injuries. She currently lives in Denver with her husband, Charlie, also an attorney at Kidneigh and Kaufman, and their two sons.


Charlie Crichton also graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and came to work at Kidneigh & Kaufman in 2011 after working as a Deputy District Attorney in Adams County for  four years. During his time at the District Attorney’s Office, he had the opportunity to work on nearly every different type of criminal case, ranging from traffic offenses all the way up to first degree murder. He tried over 50 jury trials in his 4 years, giving him substantial trial advocacy experience and understanding.  Charlie has had the privilege of representing personal injury clients in a wide variety of case, as well as representing criminal clients in all stages and types of criminal proceedings including traffic, misdemeanor, and felony offenses. When he is not working, Charlie enjoys spending time with his wife and their two young boys, Griffith and Cameron. When he can sneak away for a few hours, Charlie likes spending his time outdoors running, golfing, snowboarding, or playing basketball.


Clark Litten has practiced law for 20 years and decided to become a workers’ compensation attorney so he could help people injured on the job.  He has handled everything from death and paralysis cases, down to extremity, arm and leg claims.  He has also had the honor of representing a countless number of people on their Social Security Disability claims.  He feel very proud and fortunate that he has been able to help people with their Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability cases and would consider it a privilege to represent you.  Mr. Litten is a Colorado native, married for 20 years, and has a teenage son and daughter. 

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