Presentations and Trainings

  • Presents Medicare Set Aide Update annually at Ritsema Seminar
  • Regularly presents at Colorado Bar Association CLE events


Bachelors – University of Michigan School of Nursing 1975

JD – University of Denver College of Law 1985

States Practicing In


Dee joined Ritsema Law as a nurse in 2005, working in the Medicare Set-Aside Department of MSP Solutions, writing cost projections. She transitioned to her position as an attorney in 2007 at Ritsema Law, continuing work in the Medicare set-aside area. Prior to joining Ritsema Law, Dee worked full time as an RN in the main operating room of Swedish Medical Center, a Level I trauma center in Denver, which gave her extensive training and background in the field of surgery, including what is involved in surgical procedures.

Dee received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan in 1975, and a J.D. from the University of Denver in 1985, the same year she was admitted to the Colorado Bar. Dee was designated Of Counsel in September 2014 and continues to work in the Medicare Set-Aside Department at Ritsema Law, specializing in all aspects of Medicare set-asides including Conditional Payment Lien resolution with the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractors. In 2015, Dee also started expert medical bill review work to offer opinion on the reasonableness of medical bills in personal injury and liability cases.