Kayla Scroggins-Uptigrove
 

Kayla Scroggins represents clients in complex commercial actions at both the trial and appellate levels. Kayla’s practice focuses on insurance, commercial, and personal injury trials and appeals. Her experience includes taking depositions and witness testimonies; drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs; drafting and responding to written discovery; researching and drafting memoranda concerning various questions of law; and preparing witnesses for trial.

Kayla earned her law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Order of the Coif and Order of St. Ives. She earned the Scholastic Excellence Award in Trial Practice: Voir Dire and was a recipient of the Provost’s Scholarship. 

During law school, Kayla served as a law clerk in the 20th Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Boulder, Colorado, during which time she first-chaired one jury trial and one bench trial, and second-chaired three jury trials. Kayla also successfully argued numerous motions in various hearings.

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Special Olympics, Volunteer

Personal Interests

Fantasy football, snowboarding and golf. 


Kayla Scroggins represents sophisticated clients in complex commercial disputes, with an emphasis on defense of insurance bad faith claims at the trial and appellate levels. She has argued in court, taken key depositions, and drafted winning motions in high-stakes cases.

Representative Cases
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Government Service

Judicial Fellow to The Honorable
   J. Eric Elliff, Denver
   District Court

Law Clerk in the Twentieth
   Judicial District Attorney’s
   Office in Boulder, Colorado

Law Clerk in the United States
   Attorney’s Office for the
   District of Colorado

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Special Olympics, Volunteer

Personal Interests

Fantasy football, snowboarding and golf. 

Articles/Presentations
  • "Insurer Prejudice and Consent to Settle post-Stresscon," presented at the Colorado Bar Association's Hot Topics in Commercial General Liability Insurance Coverage (October 27, 2016).
Education
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2015, Order of St. Ives, Moot Court Board Member, Order of the Coif
  • University of Colorado, B.A., Mathematics, 2012
Government Service

Judicial Fellow to The Honorable
   J. Eric Elliff, Denver
   District Court

Law Clerk in the Twentieth
   Judicial District Attorney’s
   Office in Boulder, Colorado

Law Clerk in the United States
   Attorney’s Office for the
   District of Colorado

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit