Eric V. Hall

Eric V. Hall

Partner
ehall@lrrc.com vCard
719.386.3030
719.386.3070 fax
90 South Cascade Avenue
Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Mr. Hall represents religious institutions and schools in all legal matters. His practice also focuses on complex ‎civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels, with an emphasis on First Amendment litigation involving religion ‎and speech as well as commercial litigation of all types.‎

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training COBALT, Participant, 2008
  • Leadership Pikes Peak, Participant, 2002-2003
  • Thomas MacLaren Charter School, Co-Founder
  • Budget Subcommittee for Colorado Bar Association, Member, 2010
  • Website Committee for El Paso County Bar Association, Chair, 2004-2007
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, Member
  • El Paso County Bar Association, President, 2014-2015
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission, Appointed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, 2012

Representative Matters

  • Advises businesses on all employment matters, including hiring, firing, drafting employment handbooks, avoiding claims of discrimination, and resolving administrative actions, such as unemployment compensation claims
  • Defends employers in court and at arbitration on employment claims, such as breach of employment agreement, Title VI, Title IX, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Successfully represented major Colorado school districts in complex constitutional litigation at the trial and appellate levels
  • Successfully represented a religious college in constitutional litigation to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 
  • Successfully defended a major religious denomination in retaining church property at five-week trial
  • Successfully litigated numerous religious liberty cases for churches and religious schools, including victories at the Colorado Court of Appeals and Supreme Court 
  • Serves as general counsel to charter schools throughout Colorado
  • Successfully litigated commercial disputes in arbitration, at trial, and on appeal

Related News

8/15/2017
Partners honored as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers
85 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018
08/15/2016
83 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers'
11 partners also honored as ‘Lawyer of the Year' in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017
03/22/2016
Pro bono service awards presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Annual awards honor memory of lawyer dedicated to equal justice and professionalism
8/26/2015

Related Events

Past Events
04/12/2016
Colorado Springs: Lunch with a Lawyer - April 12, 2016
Misconduct Policies and the Regulations They Must Address

Presentations

  • Speaker, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity for Public Schools, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 28, 2019
  • Speaker, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, March 1, 2018
  • Speaker, Avoiding Personnel Landmines, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 23, 2017
  • Speaker, Exploring the Legal Landscape Around Transgender Student Issues, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, September 26, 2016
  • Speaker, Benefits of a Good Workplace Environment/Risks of a Bad One, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 25, 2016
  • Speaker, Conflicts of Interests and Charter Schools, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 26, 2016
  • Speaker, Crafting a Crisis Communications Plan BEFORE You Need It, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, September 11, 2015
  • Speaker, Hot-Button Accommodations: Legal and Practical Solutions for Challenging Demands, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 27, 2015
  • Speaker, Social Media by School Employees: Legal Issues and Challenges, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 20, 2014
  • Speaker, Hiring and Retaining the Best Staff Possible, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 21, 2014
  • Speaker, Charter School Waivers, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 21, 2013
  • Speaker, Managing Education Service Providers: How to work with ESPs, EMOs, & CMOs, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 23-24, 2012
  • Speaker, Employment Practices: What to do When You’re Sued, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, September 16, 2011
  • Speaker, Legal Essentials for Charter School Boards, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 17, 2011
  • Speaker, Employment Law for Charter Schools, Colorado Charter Schools Conference, February 17, 2011

Publications

Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America - 2014, 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" - First Amendment Law, 2014-2019
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Civil Litigation: Defense, Schools & Education, Appellate, 2012-2019
  • Colorado Springs Style Magazine, "Best Lawyers in the Springs," – Appellate, Church Law, Constitutional Law, Education Law, 2017-2019
  • Colorado Springs Business Journal - "Rising Star", 2008
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT), 2008
  • Teach for America
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Fellowship for School Teachers - St. John's College in Santa Fe - Dante's Commedia, 1996
  • Flores Elementary School - La Joya, Texas - Certified bilingual elementary school teacher, 1992
  • Bryan S. Gardner Outstanding Young Lawyer Award - El Paso County Bar Association, 2005
  • "Teacher of the Year" - Trinity School at River Ridge, 1996-1997

Other Info

Blog(s)

Education

J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2000, summa cum laude
M.A., St. John's College, 1994
B.A., College of William and Mary, 1991, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2000

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Colorado