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Ms. Grimes joined Pollart Miller as an associate in 2012. After graduating from law school, she was selected as part of the Attorney General Honors’ Program in the U.S. Department of Justice.
She spent two years with the Executive Office of Immigration Review as an Attorney Advisor, where she gained extensive experience with immigration, criminal, and procedural matters before a federal administrative body.

Since joining Pollart Miller, Ms. Grimes has focused her practice on civil litigation, employment law, and workers’ compensation defense. She represents insureds, employers, and insurance carriers before state courts and administrative agencies, both at the trial court and appellate levels. Ms. Grimes has represented clients in all phases of litigation and mediation through appeal; she has argued before the Colorado Court of Appeals and has briefed cases to the Colorado Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Practice Areas

Admitted in U.S District Court, Colorado
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Junior League of Denver
State Bar of Arizona

  • 2018 Client Presentation – Reducing Temporary Disability Benefits with Rule 6 and the 24 Month DIME
  • 2017 Client Presentation – Cumulative Trauma, Occupational Disease and Rule 17 in Colorado

“Reinterpreting Judge Mix’s Ten Rules for Court and Professional Life” with IJ Mimi Tsankov, 89 Denver U.L. Rev. 369 (2012)

“Forgotten Prisoners of War: Returning Nazi Looted Art by Relaxing the National Stolen Property Act,” 15 Roger Williams U.L. Rev. 521 (2012)


06/30/17  |  Compensability – A Witnessed Incident is Not Always Enough for Compensable Injury

06/30/17  |  Compensability – Pain Felt While Performing Work Activities Insufficient to Show Injury was Caused or Aggravated by Work

06/30/17  |  Court of Appeals – Safety Rule Violation


2020 Client Presentation – Work Injuries and their Consequences in the Time of Social Distancing
2020 Client Presentation – Arizona: The Never Ending Story… Reopenings v. Settlements in the Wild Wild West
2019 Client Presentation – Arizona Workers’ Compensation Basics
2019 Client Presentation – Update: The New Rule 11 & Changes to the Division IME Process
2018 Annual Seminar Client Presentation – Bad Faith

  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2020

  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2019
J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2010
A.M., University of Chicago, 2006
B.A., Boston College, 2005


Professional recognition and reviews
Eric J. Pollart recognized by 5280 Top Lawyers Denver 2022Eric J. Pollart recognized by 5280 Top Lawyers Denver 2019
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