Meet Devin Daines

Member at Illumine Legal LLC


Attorney Devin Daines is a seasoned litigator and problem solver. Devin handles a variety of civil litigation and arbitration matters, including probate, commercial, trade secrets, non-compete, and products liability. While Devin has succeeded at all phases of litigation, he understands that usually, the only real “winners” when a case goes the distance are the lawyers. Devin loves partnering with clients to find creative ways to resolve disputes or avoid them altogether. 

Outside the office, Devin is active in the community. He is a board member for the Denver Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. Devin likes to coach youth sports, serve in his church, and enjoy an active Colorado lifestyle with his wife, Melanie, and their four children.


Devin was a dual-level federal extern to Judge Nora Fischer on the Western District of Pennsylvania and to Judge Thomas Hardiman on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. 

For over a decade, Devin has successfully represented and litigated against Fortune 50 companies as well as individuals and businesses of all kinds, in a wide variety of cases and forums. 

Devin also co-counsels with some of the best attorneys in the country to improve automobile safety. Devin has litigated against manufacturers in California, Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, Missouri, West Virginia, and New York. Devin’s critical role in depositions and as the lead brief writer resulted in denials of summary judgment and motions to strike experts, leading to record-breaking settlements in high-stakes cases. The National Trial Lawyers has recognized Devin as one of Colorado’s Top 100 civil trial lawyers from 2020 through the present.


Utah State University, B.S., Economics; B.S., Political Science, summa cum laude (2008).

West Virginia University College of Law (2011), top quarter; published law review author and senior notes editor; top exam score in civil procedure, appellate advocacy, and business organizations.

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