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Britton Morrell


Kaplan Morrell
2373 Central Park Blvd., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238

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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, Wall Street Journal, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 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.

In addition to being a frequent annual speaker and lecturer on Workers’ Compensation issues with the Continuing Legal Education Program, he serves as an Adjunct Professor with the University of Northern Colorado teaching Legal Reasoning, and Legal Research & Writing in 2001, 2006, 2012 and Constitutional Law every year since 2006. He is an occasional media expert on Constitutional Law issues. Mr. Morrell has served as a Board Member with the Workers Compensation Education Association (WCEA) which serves as an advocate for injured worker rights in Colorado.

Having raised five children who have all launched and live on their own, he has taken to touring by bicycle – crossing two continents (North America 2017) and Europe (2022).

I’ve learned that great things get done by focused day-to-day persistence and action over time.
I do the same for my clients.

Education & Accolades

  • University of Denver, JD 1995
  • University of Northern Colorado, Marketing 1992
  • United States Navy, Petty Officer Third Class, Top Secret Clearance 1990 – 1998
  • Weld County Bar Association, Frank Henderson Award, 2020

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