Practice areas: General Liability, Insurance Defense, Subrogation, Workers’ Compensation Defense


Joseph W. Gren, a founding Member of Lee & Brown, LLC, received a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, he earned a Masters of Resources Law, with concentrations in environmental and energy law and policy, and received his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2009. During law school, Mr. Gren was a member of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Transportation Law Journal, a recipient of the Berry Conversation Law Fellowship and a student attorney in the D.U. Civil Litigation Clinic, representing low-income clients.

Mr. Gren is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Arizona. His practice areas include, workers’ compensation, subrogation recovery, and premises and auto liability.



Mr. Gren’s publications include the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of “Workers’ Compensation Law,” Annual Survey of Colorado Law (CLE in Colo., Inc., 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).

Mr. Gren and Ms. Jenna Zerlynick, Esq. authored an article for the Colorado Lawyer, July 2017 edition. The article, Settlement Procedures in Workers’ Compensation, is an in-depth explanation of the unique procedural requirements governing settlement of Colorado Workers’ Compensation Claims. Click the link in the article name to read the full article.



Mr. Gren served as the Chair for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association from 2012-2014.

Mr. Gren is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, Professionals in Workers’ Compensation, and of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity.



Mr. Gren was selected as a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers for his fifth consecutive year (2014-2018). Most recently, Mr. Gren was recognized by Best Lawyers again for 2019.


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