Emily Benight, raised in Wyoming and proud of it. Emily graduated from the University of Wyoming with her B.S. in Finance, Real Estate focus, and minor in International Business. She then went on to obtain her J.D. and master’s in public administration in 2013 from the University of Wyoming. In law school she was the director of the Prosecution Clinic and had the rare opportunity to argue (and win) in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court. Emily is admitted to practice law in Colorado (state and federal courts), Wyoming (state and federal courts), Nebraska (state courts), Oregon (state courts), and Washington (state courts).

Emily is an active member in multiple trial lawyers’ associations, including Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Washington State Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, and The Trial Lawyer’s College. Emily graduated from the Trial Lawyer’s College in July 2017, her peers elected her to be on the F-Warrior Board (alumni association of the Trial Lawyer’s College) as class representative. Since 2019, Emily has held the following leadership positions on the F-Warrior Board, including president-elect from 2019 to 2021, and is currently presiding President of the F-Warrior Board (2021 to 2023).

Emily has been recognized by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2017 (10 Best Attorneys – Colorado) and in 2020 (10 Best Female Attorneys- Colorado), National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2017 (Nationally Ranked – Top 10 under 40) and 2018 (Nationally Ranked- Top 10 under 40), The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff in 2022 and 2023, and Lawyers of Distinction in Personal Injury Law in 2023.

Emily’s practice focuses on giving a voice to those seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes, motorcycle crashes (carries MC endorsement), and trucking crashes. When away from the office, Emily enjoys the beautiful Colorado weather and spending time with her family.


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    Alex K

    Apr, 2024

    Emily Benight
    Compassionate, Efficient

    Emily and Barb are assets to this firm. Their service was compassionate, empathetic, and I never felt like I was a burden. I would absolutely recommend Franklin D. Azar & Associates for representation if the need for legal help presents itself.

    Thank you again, Emily and Barb!!

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    David C

    Apr, 2024

    Emily Benight
    Communicative, Efficient

    Stemming from a auto-vs-pedestrian in January of 2024, I reached out to Franklin D. Azar Fort Collins office, and was quickly walked through the process of the lawsuit and possible outcomes. Emily Benight, the lead lawyer of their office, answered every question more than adequately as well as expediting a resolution to my case with nothing more than a perfect outcome. I’d recommend any friends, family or coworkers to reach out to their offices if their services are needed.

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    Shannon R

    Mar, 2024

    Emily Benight
    Responsive, Helpful, Comforting

    My name is Shannon and I am a client of Frank Azar and Associates. I can’t say enough about the service I have received. Emily has been exceptionally thorough and responsive with all my questions. She has made me feel comfortable through this process. I can’t Thank Emily Benight enough for the effort and kindness that she has put forth. I would highly recommend Frank Azar and Associates. And, a big Thanks to Emily Benight and her partners.