Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
40 Inverness Drive East
Denver, CO 80112
Attorney at Law
Nick Fogel is an attorney at Fogel, Keating, Wagner, Polidori, Free where he practices civil litigation and workers' compensation. In this capacity Nick specializes in representing injured police officers, fire fighters, and first responders. In his practice, Nick has already gained extensive litigation experience in representing injured individuals and argued the case of Safeway v. ICAO and Tearsa Sloan before the Colorado Court of Appeals, which resulted in a published decision regarding the ability of a Claimant to receive retroactive benefits.
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. Additionally, Nick has been selected to serve on the new media committee for Our Courts Colorado, a nationally recognized organization that provides educational programs throughout the state to further public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado. Nick also volunteers for the ZRBG Pension Project, where he has represented two holocaust survivors in ascertaining pension benefits from the German government.
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.
Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury
U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2008
07CA0071 Safeway, Inc. v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office of the State of Colorado and Tearsa Sloan (Colo. App. 2008), Argued
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 2007 J.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003 B.A. - International Affairs with an area of emphasis in Mandarin Chinese
Legal Memberships, Activities & Honors:
Colorado Bar Association, Member since 2008
Denver Bar Association, Member since 2008
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member since 2008
American Bar Association, Member since 2008
American Association for Justice, Member since 2008
Minoru Yasui Inn of Court
Workers' Compensation Education Association, Member since 2010
Colorado Judicial Institute, Member since 2010, Co-chair Young Professionals Division
ZRBG Pension Project - Designed to ascertain pension benefits for Holocaust survivors
Burmese Refugee Legal Clinic, 2010
Our Courts Colorado, New Media Committee Member
Law Week Colorado's Up-and-Coming Lawyers, 2010
Other Memberships / Activities:
American Israel Public Affairs Committee ? Young Leadership Council Member