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The Traylor Law Group is a team of hard-working, dedicated, and close-knit people committed to problem-solving for each and every client. We take pride in our excellent results in trial, but do all that we can to help our clients avoid the courtroom. Since our inception in 2003 we have provided elite representation in civil litigation, with a particular expertise and focus in employment law.
 


 

Whitney C. Traylor

TLGHeadshotsWhitneyManaging Principal
wtraylor@traylorlawgroup.com
Legal Practice

Whitney started the Traylor Law Group in 2003 intending to provide high-quality civil rights representation. His experience extends across a wide spectrum of civil litigation, with a particular expertise in employment matters. Whitney has worked hard to achieve a great deal of success on behalf of his clients. He has never lost a jury trial in state or Federal court, and in 2006 he won the largest non-class action employment discrimination case in the history of Colorado. In addition to being the Managing Principal of the Traylor Law Group, Whitney is a full-time Professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver where he teaches employment and business law. In his spare time, Whitney likes to spend time with his daughter.

Education:
Emory University School of Law, J.D. 1996
Morehouse College, Cum Laude, B.A. 1993

Admitted:
Colorado
United States District Court, District of Colorado
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations:
American Bar Association
Bar Association
Employment and Litigation Sections of Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Sam Cary Bar Association
Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association
Academy of Legal Studies and Business

Teaching Experience:
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Employment/HR Law
Legal Environment of Business I
Legal Environment of Business II
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Employment Discrimination
Race and the Law
Morgridge College of Education—University of Denver
Higher Education and the Law

Publications:
Books
DAD Under Construction: One Man’s Journey to Become the Father He Never Had - 2003.

Book Chapters
Delivering Effective Closing Arguments. Defense Research Institute, 2010.

Refereed Publications and Presentations

Predatory Bidding Schemes in the United States and European Union, Taylor, Ronald L, J.D., Traylor, Whitney, J.D., McVicker, Elizabeth R., Ph.D., J.D. Global Education Journal Quarterly Journal, 2009.

• Weyerhaeuser v. Simmons Hardwood Lumber: Death Knell for Protection from Predatory Bidding. Abstract accepted for proceedings. Taylor, Ronald L, J.D., Traylor, Whitney, J.D., McVicker, Elizabeth R., Ph.D., J.D. Southern Law Journal, Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2008.

• Decade of Demise for the Sherman Act: Taylor, Ronald, J.D., Traylor, Whitney, J.D. October, 2008; Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business (RMALSB) Conference; submitted for peer reviewed proceedings for 2009.

• Antitrust Protection from Predatory Competitors: An Alternative Proposal, Taylor, Ronald, J.D., Traylor, Whitney, J.D., McVicker, Elizabeth, Ph.D., J.D., March, 2008; Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SALSB) Conference; submitted for peer reviewed proceedings for 2009.

Non-refereed Publications, Presentations, and Intellectual Contributions

• Putting it into Evidence. Featured speaker at DRI Employment and Labor Law Seminar. May, 2011.
• Legal Ramifications Related Public Employee Discipline for Blogging. 850 KOA Radio Interview. February 16, 2011.
• Social Networking and Legal Implications Related to Employment. 850 KOA Radio Interview. November, 2010.
• Legal Ramifications Related to Cyber-ethics and Cyber-bullying. Channel 2 television interview, October, 2010.
• Legal Ramifications Related to Cyber-ethics and Cyber-bullying. Channel 31 television interview, October, 2010.
• Conscious Choices. Featured speaker at Infinity Experience. April, 2010.
• Cyber-bullying. 850 KOA Radio Interview. March, 2010.
• Oprah Winfrey Defamation Lawsuit. Channel 4 television interview. February, 2010
• Ethics in Business—Business School Perspectives. Channel 31 television interview. January, 2010
• Legal Issues Related to Conan O’Brien Separation from NBC. Channel 4 television interview, January, 2010.
• Legal Ramifications Related to Medicinal Marijuana in the Colorado Workplace. 850 KOA Radio Interview. January, 2010.
• Legal Ramifications Related to David Letterman Scandal Involving Sexual Relationships With His Subordinate Co-workers and Attempted Extortion Plot. 850 KOA Radio Interview. October 6, 2009.
• Age Discrimination in Employment. Channel 7 television interview. July, 2009.
• Race and the Law: KOA Radio Interview. Guest co-host with Resources Gloria Neal for hour-long segment. March, 2009.
• Credit Card Fraud. Channel 2 television interview. February, 2009.
• Impact of Obama’s Election in the African-American Community. Channel 2 television interview. January, 2009.
• Delivering Powerful Closing Arguments. Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference, August, 2008 (Presentation)
• Effective Trial Techniques. Boulder Employment Lawyers Association, June, 2008 (Presentation).

Brice Kindred

TLGHeadshotsBriceAssociate
bkindred@traylorlawgroup.com

Brice Kindred joined the Traylor Law Group in May 2009, while attending the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. His primary areas of focus are employment and civil rights law. Prior to law school, Brice gained extensive governmental experience working with state legislatures and administrative agencies. While in law school, Brice served as the Senior Articles Editor of the University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, and participated in numerous community improvement programs and events. Brice is a member of the Colorado and American Bar Associations.

Education:
University of Denver Sturm College of Law – J.D. 2010
University of Colorado at Boulder – B.A. 2006

Admitted:
Colorado
United States District Court, District of Colorado

Craig Truitt

TLGHeadshotsCraigSenior Associate
ctruitt@traylorlawgroup.com

Craig is a native of Tucson, AZ. He moved to Denver in 2008 to attend law school and joined the Traylor Law Group as an intern in May 2010. Prior to law school, Craig attended the University of Arizona, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. As a law student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, he served as an editor of the University of Denver Law Review. Craig joined the Traylor Law Group following his second year in law school. Outside of work, Craig enjoys playing golf, traveling, and faithfully supporting the University of Arizona Wildcats.

Education:
University of Denver Sturm College of Law – J.D. 2011
University of Arizona – B.S. 2008

Admissions:
Colorado
United States District Court, District of Colorado
 

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