Paul R. Popovic

Special Counsel

Paul Popovic joined the workers’ compensation practice group at Hall & Evans in 2017, and has been a trial attorney since passing the bar in 2011. Paul represents businesses of all sizes in the defense of claims, from national companies to small business owners, and helps them navigate the specifics of the Colorado system, including statutory and procedural rule requirements, Medicare compliance and subrogation.

During law school at the University of Illinois, Paul was awarded the 2011 Paul M. Lisnek Excellence in Trial Advocacy Award. He participated in moot court and trial team, and coached other students in both by his third year. Paul also obtained his 711 license so he could appear in court while still a student, helping indigent clients who could not otherwise retain an attorney.

Paul began his career working for several years as a Claimant’s attorney in Illinois, before transitioning into defense work. The experience provided him with unique insight, and informs his practice. Currently, Paul specializes in workers’ compensation defense, but also represents businesses in employment and general civil litigation.

Paul authored A Workers’ Compensation Primer for Non-work Comp Attorneys in the 2013 Illinois State Bar Association YLD Newsletter. He also drafted the 2017-2018 ALFA workers’ compensation compendium update for the for the State of Montana.

Paul is an active member of the Colorado Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, and the Professionals in Workers’ Compensation of Colorado.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2016
  • Utah, 2019
  • Illinois, 2011
  • 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

Professional Associations
  • Colorado PRIMA
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Workers’ Compensation Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Contributor, “Montana Chapter of Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Compendium,” 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