Our People

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Listed in “Ones to Watch” by U.S. News Best Lawyers 2021

Presentations and Trainings

  • Presented at Colorado Bar Association CLE Workers’ Compensation Spring Update 2020
  • Annually presents updates regarding Colorado Case Law at Ritsema Seminar
  • Regularly presents at Ritsema seminars and webinars


Bachelors – Colorado College 2008

MA – Brandeis University 2010

JD – University of Colorado Law School 2013

States Practicing In


A fifth-generation Colorado native, David joined Ritsema Law in 2015. His practice focuses on defense of insurance carriers and self-insured employers in workers’ compensation claims. Prior to joining Ritsema Law, David clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Berger on the Colorado Court of Appeals.

David is committed to providing each client the “small firm experience” through personalized attention in every case, a thorough analysis of the facts and law, and effective and creative solutions for each situation.