Overview

Eve Bacanskas focuses her practice on insurance defense, products liability, and complex torts litigation.  Eve is dedicated to integrating her business management skills into her law practice to achieve the most efficient results within the highest levels of professionalism.

Experience

Eve joined Taylor | Anderson in 2012 as a legal assistant. For the next 3 years, Eve attended law school at the night program while working full time in an administrative role.

As a legal assistant, Eve assisted in drafting discovery requests and responses, pretrial motions, and she helped prepare teams for more than 15 trials. She also helped draft the text of a commercial fee agreement that the client was able to successfully implement in its publishing, marketing, and consulting business practice. Under supervision of the lead attorney, Eve handled all research and drafting in a premises liability action from the initial pleadings through resolution.

In the summer of 2014, Eve was a summer associate at Taylor Anderson.  She attended three depositions of critical fact and expert witnesses, a pre-suit mediation, and several pre-trial court hearings in the Denver District Court and United States District Court for the District of Colorado.  She also contributed to drafting defense’s motion for summary judgment, which forced the plaintiff to drastically lower their demand. The case ended up settling rapidly and saving the client any major litigation expenses. Under the supervision of a managing partner, Eve took on a pro bono matter involving breach of contract and unjust enrichment.  She took the lead on the initial research, drafted the demand letter, and assisted in settlement negotiations.

In March 2016, while awaiting bar results, Eve worked as a law clerk for the firm. She immediately became part of the defense trial team for a personal injury case in Contra Costa County, California.  She drafted numerous witness outlines, a voir dire outline, and designed a timeline, used at trial, to argue for minimizing the client’s liability in the case.  As a law clerk, Eve conducted extensive research and drafted memoranda and pleadings in products liability, premises liability, and catastrophic auto collision matters.

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association

Personal Interests

She enjoys hiking, jogging, snowmobiling, and watching historical documentaries.  Eve is also an amateur photographer and a seasonal judge with the Denver Urban Debate League.

Education
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    • J.D. - 2015
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
    • B.S., cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Business
  • University of Denver
    • MS in Legal Administration - 2011
Bar Admission
  • Colorado, 2016
Languages
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
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