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Mr. Morrell has helped injured workers with workers’ compensation, social security disability and employment law claims since 1995.  He has appeared before Administrative Law Courts in Colorado, Kansas, Alaska & Wyoming, Colorado District Court and United States Federal Court.  He has argued Workers’ Compensation claims at all levels, including up to the Colorado Supreme Court.  Some of his cases have been featured in National Public Radio, 60 Minutes, and MSNBC.

Mr. Morrell earned his Law Degree from the University of Denver, College of Law in 1995.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing at the University of Northern Colorado, College of Business in 1992.  Born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico and fluent in Spanish, Mr. Morrell also studied Mexican Law at the Universidad de Guanajuato under the auspices of the University of San Diego.   

He served with the United States Naval Reserve from 1990 to 1998 receiving the Navy League Outstanding Recruit Award out of a Naval Recruit Class of 550, and a Top Secret Security Clearance during his placement with CINCUSNAVEUR in London, England - the Naval Unit tasked with logistics and readiness for all US Naval Forces in Europe and the Middle East.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 80%
    20 years
  2. Social Security: 20%
    13 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ilene H. Feldmeier

    I have worked with Mr. Morrell for many years. Mr. Morrell is an excellent workers' compensation attorney. He knows the law and aggressively represents his clients best interests. I recommend Mr. Morrell for anyone needing assistance on a workers' compensation claim.


    Ilene Feldmeier Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Thomas C Bobzin

    I've known Mr. Morrell professionally and personally for many years. He is extremely thorough and competent and takes great pains to explain the process to those unfortunate enough to need to navigate it. I give him my highest endorsement.


    Thomas Bobzin Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kaplan Morrell - Attorneys At Law

1305 8th Street
Greeley, CO, 80631


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
Workers' Compensation Education AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bymer v. Weld CountyWon on Appeal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Workers' Compensation Spring UpdateThe 21st Century Law Office2012