Karen Gail Treece

Karen Gail Treece


Brown Gren Abraham & McCracken, LLC

Recognized since 2012

Denver, Colorado

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
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Ms. Karen Gail Treece, a founding member of Brown Gren Abraham & McCracken, LLC, is a trial lawyer with over thirty years of litigation experience. Ms Treece is recognized as one of the premier workers’ compensation defense lawyers in the State of Colorado. Ms. Treece began her legal career as a Deputy District Attorney and as a law clerk to the former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Ms. Treece then gleaned experience in the civil defense arena. She specialized in toxic torts, governmental entity, premises, and major litigation defense.

Karen has devoted her practice to the defense of employers sued under the Colorado Workers’ Compensation Act. Ms. Treece has implemented a workers’ compensation defense system which historically has produced exceptional results for employers. Ms. Treece has successfully tried all aspects of workers’ compensation cases in every venue in Colorado, including numerous appearances at both the Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court.

Ms. Treece was selected by her peers as a Colorado Super Lawyer in the Workers’ Compensation-Employers practice area from 2006-2010 and 2017-2021. She has been named a Best Lawyer by U.S. News and World Report in the field of Workers’ Compensation for 2012-2021 and Lawyer of the Year for 2015 and 2018.

Location

  • 3801 East Florida Avenue, Suite 210
    Denver, CO 80210

Education

  • University of Denver , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado Bar Association

State Clerkships

  • Colorado - Trial Courts

Brown Gren Abraham & McCracken, LLC
Headquarters: Denver, Colorado

5 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Denver (2018)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Denver (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

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The Workers’ Compensation System as a Prescription for Addiction


by Karen Gail Treece

While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.

Prescription for Addiction

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