Michael A. Desaulniers

Mr. Desaulniers joined Ritsema & Lyon in 2015 as an associate and brings more than 13 years of workers’ compensation experience to the firm. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar Association in 1993 and began practicing law as a prosecutor for the 10th Judicial District litigating cases ranging from DUI to First-Degree Murder. After nine years as a prosecutor he entered private practice representing claimants in workers’ compensation claims and Social Security disability claims.

Mr. Desaulniers is past president of the Pueblo County Bar Association and served six years on the executive committee. He also acted as Judge Pro Tem for the City of Pueblo Municipal Court from 2010 to 2012. He has litigated cases in Colorado district and county courts, the United States District Court, The Colorado Division of Administrative Hearings and the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals.

Mr. Desaulniers is licensed in the states of Colorado, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Desaulniers practices in our Denver office and may be reached directly at 303.297.7271 or at michael.desaulniers@ritsema-lyon.com.

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