Janet Frickey

The Frickey Law Firm PC
940 Wadsworth Blvd Ste 400
Lakewood, CO 80214
(303) 237-7373

Denver injury attorney Janet Frickey wants to do the right thing. An impassioned litigator and client advocate for more than 30 years, Ms. Frickey is the owner and managing attorney of The Frickey Law Firm which specializes in workers’ compensation and personal injury.

A graduate of University of Colorado and Washburn University School of Law, Ms. Frickey is considered an expert in the field of workers’ compensation. She has authored important published works, led workshops and classes, and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including being honored yearly as a “Colorado Super Lawyer” since 2005 and one of the Top 50 Women Colorado Super Lawyers. Ms. Frickey is highly regarded by her peers for her ethical standards and professional achievements, with the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell and Avvo. In 2019, Ms. Frickey was admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year Award for attorney Janet Frickey in the area of Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants in Denver, Colorado

Areas of Practice
Personal Injury
Workers’ Compensation
Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions
Colorado, 1980
U.S. District Court District of Colorado
U.S. District Court District of Nebraska

Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
Honors: With Honors
University of Colorado
Major: Biology and Psychology

Published Works
“Level II Guidelines for Apportionment”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, October, 2004
“Workers’ Compensation 101 (Permanent Disability section)”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, March, 2003
“Admissions of Liability”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, November, 2001
“PPD, Division IME Litigation and the Impact of 1999 Legislation”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, April, 2001
“Fundamentals of Workers’ Compensation”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, February, 1999
“Annual Workers’ Compensation Update”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, 1998
“Workers’ Compensation Hearings: Techniques and Strategies”, National Business Institute, 1997
“Litigating Mental Impairments”, Workers’ Compensation CLE Seminar, 1995
“Advanced Workers’ Compensation in Colorado”, 1993

Speaker, Worker's Injury Law & Advocacy Group
Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Issues, Workers’ Compensation Education Association
Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Issues, Insurance Industry
Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Issues, Colorado Trial Lawyers’ Association
Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Issues, Colorado Bar Association
Speaker, Fundamentals of Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Colorado Bar Association

Honors and Awards
Recipient, Named the 2006 Lance Butler Award by the Colorado Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation Section)
Named the 2005 Professional in Workers’ Compensation “Claimants Attorney of the Year”
Named the 2014 Professional in Workers’ Compensation “Claimants Attorney of the Year”
AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, Highest Rating
Named one of “Denver’s Top Lawyers” in 5280 Magazine, 2001
Named one of “Denver’s Top Lawyers” in 5280 Magazine, 2015-2019
Recipient, “The Best Lawyers in America” Award, 1995  Present
Colorado Super Lawyers 2005  5280.com
Colorado Super Lawyers 2006
Colorado Super Lawyers 2007
Colorado Super Lawyers 2008
Colorado Super Lawyers 2009
Colorado Super Lawyers 2010
Colorado Super Lawyers 2011
Colorado Super Lawyers 2012
Colorado Super Lawyers 2013
Colorado Super Lawyers 2014
Colorado Super Lawyers 2015
Donald S. Harder Service Award
Recognized by the Workers’ Compensation Education Association
Top 50 Women Colorado Super Lawyers
Top 10 Attorney, Personal Injury, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc. 2018
Fellow, College of Workers Compensation Lawyers 2018
Top Rated Colorado Lawyer, National Law Journal - 2018, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships
Workers’ Compensation Education Association, Secretary, 1986  1988
Workers’ Compensation Education Association, President, 1992  1994
Workers’ Compensation Education Association, Board of Directors, 1994  Present
Colorado Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section, Secretary/Treasurer
State of Colorado, Workers’ Compensation Division, Department of Labor and Employment, Medical Care Accreditation Board