Paul R. Popovic


Mr. Popovic litigates all aspects of Colorado and Utah workers’ compensation claims, including subrogation, penalty claims, medical billing disputes, and appeals to the Industrial Claim Appeals Office and Court of Appeals.  He has litigated cases in all venues throughout Colorado and Utah.  Mr. Popovic represents businesses of all sizes in the defense of workers’ compensation claims, from national companies to small business owners, and helps them navigate the specifics of these state systems, including statutory and procedural rule requirements, Medicare compliance, and loss mitigation.  Mr. Popovic has served as the lead and supervising attorney on complex claims involving fatalities and traumatic injuries that interact with civil tort claims, balancing the varied interests of his clients.

Mr. Popovic also has helped insurers and employers develop and implement company-wide policies, procedures, and best practice standards for the most effective defense of workers’ compensation claims, and regularly provides training and presentations to employers and insurers across the nation on issues relating to workers’ compensation and subrogation law.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2016
  • Utah, 2019
  • Illinois (inactive), 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD: University of Illinois School of Law, 2011, cum laude, Dean’s List
BS: DePaul University, 2006, Political Science


More About

Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Author, “Workers’ Compensation: The End of Forum Shopping in the Division IME Process? How the 2019 Legislative Update Has Affected Physician Selection,” Hall & Evans, LLC Blog, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, “Workplace Safety in the Hospitality Industry,” Client Seminar, 2019
  • Contributor, “Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Compendium, Montana Chapter,” ALFA International, 2019
  • Author, “Changing Dimes: Workers’ Compensation Division IME Rule Seeing Significant Updates in the New Year,” Hall & Evans, LLC Blog, 2018
  • Contributor, “Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Compendium, Montana Chapter,” ALFA International, 2017
  • Author, “A Workers’ Compensation Primer for Non-work Comp Attorneys” Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Newsletter, Volume 57-4, 2013
Professional Associations
  • Colorado PRIMA
  • Professionals in Workers’ Compensation