Practice areas: General Liability, Health Insurance Provider Recovery, Insurance Defense, Subrogation, Workers’ Compensation Defense, Credit Bankruptcy, Business Litigation.

Frank M. Cavanaugh is an AV-rated attorney who is a past Colorado Bar Association Lance Butler award winner for professionalism.  He has been representing employers and their carriers in workers’ compensation matters for over 30 years.  Mr. Cavanaugh has handled all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation from hearings to appeals before the Colorado Supreme Court. Mr. Cavanaugh has also handled workers’ compensation subrogation matters and workers’ compensation disability related employment claims. He has litigated general liability cases, including slip and fall, as well as auto liability cases.

Mr. Cavanaugh has served as a co-chairman of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association workers’ compensation section, has prepared and presented educational materials for continuing legal education seminars and has been qualified as an expert in workers’ compensation in district court litigation. In non-law related settings, Mr. Cavanaugh has served as a zoning board member for the City of Lakewood and prepared and instructed paralegal and standardized test preparation courses for tests such as the LSAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT and ACT.

Mr. Cavanaugh received his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1991



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Mr. Cavanaugh has a Martindale Hubbell Rating of AV-Preeminent, which is the highest available.

Mr. Cavanaugh was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of  Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers (2019-2022).

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