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Nickolas Dax Fogel

Nickolas Dax Fogel

also known as Nick Fogel

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About me

Nick Fogel joined the firm in 2008. His practice is devoted to helping those who have been injured while working on the job and in the line of duty.


While at the University of Denver School of Law, Nick worked in several capacities including:


·        Legislative Intern for State Senator Dan Grossman, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees

·        Judicial Law Clerk for the Office of Administrative Courts

·        Intern for the Office of the Denver District Attorney

·        Research Intern for the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council

·        Judicial Law Clerk for Denver District Court Judge Michael A. Martinez


In addition, Nick served as a Legislative Law Clerk and Registered Professional Lobbyist for Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck during the 2006 and 2007 Colorado legislative sessions.


Recently Nick has Co-founded the Young Professional's Division of the Colorado Judicial Institute, an organization whose goal is to preserve and enhance the independence and excellence of Colorado courts.  Nick has also been named as a board member of the Friends of Denver Fire Department, an organization devoted to supporting the needs of the Denver Fire Department and Denver Firefighters.


In 2010, Nick was selected by Law Week Colorado as one of Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers, a distinction given to attorneys who are at most in their sixth year of practice and have already accomplished tremendous things professionally and in the community.


Additionally, Nick frequently lectures on Workers' Compensation as well as provides legislative advice to First Responder and Labor organizations.


Languages spoken: Mandarin, English

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%

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  • Sean Timothy Olson

    Nick is a an exceptionally talented attorney. I refer clients to him regularly as a result of the trust I place in his skills.


    Sean Olson Employment & Labor Attorney
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  • Michael Patrick Hinds

    Nick is a man of integrity and has a reputation among his peers as a superb litigator and involved community member. I highly recommend Nick.


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Contact info

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO, 80112


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Up and Coming LawyersLaw Week Colorado2010
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - ColoradoThe National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Registered Professional LobbyistBrownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP2006 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkDenver District Court, Judge Michael A. Martinez2006 - 2006
InternColorado District Attorneys' Council2006 - 2006
Legislative InternState Senator Dan Grossman2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Judicial InstituteCo-Founder of the Young Professional's DivisionN/A
ZRBG Pension ProjectN/AN/A
Burmese Refugee Legal ClinicN/AN/A
Society for American Baseball ResearchMemberN/A
Friends of Denver Fire DepartmentBoard MemberN/A
Workers' Compensation Education AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Barack Obama's Presidential Jewish Leadership CouncilMemberN/A
American Israel Public Affairs CommitteeYoung Leadership Council MemberN/A
Minoru Yasui American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Our Courts ColoradoMemberN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
07CA0071 Safeway, Inc. V. Industrial Claim Appeals Office of the State of Colorado and Tearsa Sloan (Colo.App. 2008)Victory for Client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Judicial Institute NewsletterOur Courts Launches YouTube Videos2012
Law Week ColoradoNonprofits Offer Path To More Well-Rounded PracticeN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Colorado - BoulderInternational Affairs - Emphasis in Mandarin ChineseBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fraternal Order of Police State Convention / Individual Lodge MeetingsWorkers' Compensation / 3rd Party ClaimsN/A
Burmese Rufugee Legal ClinicWorkers' CompensationN/A
Boulder Police AssociationWorkers' Compensation / 3rd Party Claims / U CoverageN/A