Kristin Caruso

Kristin A. Caruso

Ms. Caruso joined Ritsema & Lyon as a shareholder in 2015. Prior to joining Ritsema & Lyon she was a partner at Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith and before that she was with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter for over ten years. Ms. Caruso practices litigation in the area of workers' compensation defense. There is no issue or claim in workers' compensation law or procedure that Ms. Caruso has not analyzed for employers and their insurers. From risk management counseling to defense of claims to appeals, her practice covers all aspects, including: Employers/Insurers in Workers' Compensation Claims, Administrative Penalties, Bad Faith Claims, Arbitration, Mediation, Settlement, Appeals, Subrogation, Complex Case Analysis and Evaluation, Remedial Writs, Exclusivity of Remedy, Specialized Services, Medicare Secondary Payer Act and Complex Structured Settlements, Conditional Payments and Appeals, and Legislation. She has litigated numerous workers' compensation cases for various insurance companies and large self insured companies, and argued appellate issues in all of Colorado's appellate courts.

Ms. Caruso graduated from Cornell University in 1998, and University of Denver, M.B.A. and J.D. in 2001. She has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star and recognized as a 5280 Top Lawyer by 5280 Magazine for 2015.

Ms. Caruso focuses her practice on workers’ compensation defense. She is located at the Denver office and can be reached at 303.297.7290 or

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