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William M. Sterck

William Sterck has over 35 years’ experience as an attorney in workers’ compensation law. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Sterck attended college earning an AA, BA, and MA. Mr. Sterck started in the workers’ compensation field as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in 1983. Mr. Sterck was a law clerk for CCIA (Now Pinnacol) and worked in a small firm where he began his own general practice. The areas of practice were contracts, property, domestic and Workers’ Compensation claims, including subrogation. In 2001, Mr. Sterck joined a large firm, becoming a partner in 2006. The firm was devoted to workers’ compensation defense as well as subrogation, short term, and long-term disability claims.

Having experience as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, and an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), Mr. Sterck believes he has additional experience that works well in workers’ compensation defense. Mr. Sterck has experience in appeals at all levels, producing an understanding of the system leading to great results on his cases. Mr. Sterck has also been a presenter in many continuing education programs.

Mr. Sterck is active on the Colorado Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Executive Council, is an Affiliated Assistant Professor at the University of Norther Colorado, and is active in The American Legion.


Mr. Sterck was selected by his peers as a Colorado Super Lawyer in 2022

Mr. Sterck has a Martindale Hubbell Rating of AV-Preeminent, which is the highest available, 2014-2022.

Mr. Sterck has been recognized by Best Lawyers, 2013-2022, in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

Mr. Sterck was also selected by his peers as “Lawyer of the Year” for Workers’ Compensation-Employers in 2016.

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