Overview

Kirpal brings a broad background in recruitment, staff management, and legal research to his role as an advisor to the managing partner and practice group chairs at Michael Best. He works with these attorneys and Michael Best’s marketing and business development professionals to develop the firm’s offices in Denver, Austin and Raleigh.

Kirpal began his career as an attorney and has extensive experience collaborating with professionals at many levels throughout the legal industry. He previously developed and implemented political and electoral strategies, oversaw staff training and management, and coordinated activities for several Colorado-based political organizations.

Prior to joining Michael Best, Kirpal served as the director of legislative services for the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. In that role, he worked with lobbyists and members of the organization’s legislative committee on issues before the Colorado General Assembly. He also coordinated and facilitated meetings of the organization’s litigation and amicus committees, recruited members, and managed fundraising efforts.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Alumni Award, Grinnell College, 2018
  • Member of the Class of 2016, Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training Program (COBALT)
  • Top Fundraiser Award, American Cancer Society, DetermiNation Program, 2011

Professional Activities

  • Former Member, National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives, 2010-2017
    • Chair, Government Affairs Conference Planning Committee, 2015 and 2016

Education

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Head Coach, Skyline Soccer Association, 2012-Present
  • Director, Class Fund for the Grinnell College Class of 1997, 2008-Present
  • Member, Grinnell College Alumni Council, 2008-2014
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