Kyle L. Thacker

Ms. Thacker is a shareholder at Ritsema & Lyon and has been working in the field of workers' compensation defense since 1993. She delivers proactive, aggressive defense of workers' compensation claims. Her knowledge of the law and depth of experience in this area enables her to assist clients by understanding the strategic importance of workers' compensation and related issues as they pertain to a company's overall vision, plan and bottom line. Ms. Thacker was named Respondents' Lawyer of the Year by The Professionals in Workers' Compensation in 2014.

Ms. Thacker graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1991. Ms. Thacker practiced at the Colorado Compensation Insurance Authority (Pinnacol Assurance) prior to joining Ritsema & Lyon in 1996. While at CCIA, she specialized in workers' compensation issues, focusing particularly on the area of medical utilization review. Previously with the law firm of Miles & Epstein, P.C., Ms. Thacker practiced in several areas, including defense of workers' compensation claims, Equal Opportunity Commission and unemployment claims, and Title VII employment discrimination suits. Her legal experience also includes clerking at the Denver law firm of Gerash, Robinson & Miranda, P.C., where she practiced civil and criminal law.

She practices in Ritsema & Lyon's Denver office and may be reached directly at 303.297.7263 or at

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