IALDA Member: Joan Allgaier

Joan Allgaier

Allen & Curry, P.C.

1125 17th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
United States

Tel: 720-386-2899



Ms. Allgaier joined Allen & Curry, P.C. in 2019, after five years with Hall & Evans as an associate in the medical malpractice group.  She has experience with medical malpractice, automobile liability, recreation liability, professional liability, commercial matters, and construction defect.  Ms. Allgaier counsels recreation providers on safety and risk management issues.  She also presents programs on risk management and teaches continuing legal education classes regarding medical records.

Career Distinctions & Honors

Colorado Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” 2013-2015


Squires v. Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43373 (D. Colo. Mar. 27, 2013)


Squires v. Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, 715 F.3d 867 (10th Cir. 2013)

Publications & Seminars

Ms. Allgaier speaks to insurance and recreation providers on a variety of risk management related topics.

Speaker, “Unique Issues Obtaining Medical Records and Alcon v. Spicer,” Colorado

Defense Lawyers Association, November 2014

Speaker, Professional Ski Instructors Association – Rocky Mountain Region, Fall

Training on Risk Management Issues and Accident Investigation, Fall 2012 & 2013

Author, “Managing Risk: Lessons Learned About Liability Waivers and Client Care,”

Dude Ranchers Association Newsletter, December 2012

Author, “Managing Liability and Risks Inherent to Recreational Activities: Release

Language Appropriate for Liability Waivers,” Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, Fall 2012

Author, “Managing Risk: Lessons Learned About Liability Waivers for Minors

Signed by Their Parents,” Defense Research Institute, Fall 2012

Speaker, “Introduction to Various Colorado Legal Issues,” Auto-Owners Insurance Company, September 2012


Professional Associations

Colorado Defense Lawyers Association

Colorado Women’s Bar Association

Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Claim and Litigation Management Alliance

Property Loss Research Bureau

International Amusement & Leisure Defense Association

JD: University of Colorado School of Law, 2007

BA: Michigan State University, 2004

Social Relations and International Relations, High Honors

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2007

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Hall & Evans, Ms. Allgaier was a Senior Associate at Grund, Dagner & Jung, P.C.

Other Activities

Ms. Allgaier is a volunteer for the Flatirons Community Church and I Have a Dream Foundation.