Aurora, Colorado Criminal Lawyers

Elaine Esther Lukic
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Former dv/sex crimes prosecutor with 22 years experience.

High rate of dismissals/acquittals ....Equal Justice Foundation. Free consultations 24/7. 22 years experience, highly recommended. Read More »
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Kyle Sawyer
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Colorado Criminal Law Attorney

The Constitutional protections that exist in our country are not to be taken lightly. Every day, it seems the government is trying to remove another freedom that you hold. These freedoms and protections are valuable and... Read More »
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Shazam Kianpour
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Colorado Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

My name is Shazam Kianpour and I am am Managing Partner and Owner of Shazam Kianpour & Associates PC in Denver. We are a traffic and criminal defense law firm servicing the metro denver area and ALL of Colorado from... Read More »
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Brian J. Bagley
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Colorado Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

For all of your family law, criminal defense, and personal injury needs, contact Brian today at (303) 684-9588. The founder and chief counsel of the Bagley Law Firm, LLC, Brian provides legal representation to... Read More »
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Tanner J. Spracklen
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Colorado Criminal Law Lawyer

Mr. Spracklen is a dedicated and skilled criminal defense attorney, successfully defending Clients all across the State of Colorado against misdemeanor and felony charges. Whether you need a passionate advocate to... Read More »
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Mark Solomon
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(720) 613-9992 3131 South Vaughn Way #126
Aurora, CO 80014
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
With over a decade of proven legal ability, Attorney Mark Solomon—founder of Solomon Criminal Defense—has earned a reputation as the Aurora criminal defense lawyer clients can trust, garnering a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, two consecutive years named to Rising Stars®, and an Avvo Clients’ Choice Award. Solomon Criminal Defense offers free consultations, so you can get started on understanding your case and planning for your future at no cost. They offer personalized service to help you feel confident about your options. Don’t fight your case alone. Call Solomon Criminal Defense today and get started on your case.
Mr. William L. Henry IV
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Senver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(303) 688-0944 7555 East Hamdpen Avenue
Suite 600
Senver, CO 80231
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
The George Washington University Law School
Attorney William L. Henry IV (Bill) began his legal career in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. After practicing in Washington, D.C., he moved to Douglas County, Colorado, with his family and became a partner at Robinson & Henry, P.C. Robinson & Henry legal practice areas include: divorce, IRS problems, employment tax problems, bankruptcies (business and personal), criminal law, collections, civil litigation, and business transactions. Nationally recognized, Robinson & Henry's attorneys have been quoted by newspapers, radio stations, and legal publications throughout the country including The Denver Post, FOX31 News, Time Magazine, KLAA Los Angeles, The Voice of San Diego, the Rocky Mountain...
Mark Blechman
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(720) 515-5725 6105 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Aurora, CO 80016
Criminal
University of Denver
I am a criminal defense attorney and proud owner of Blechman Law. Since the beginning of my legal career I have been a fierce and fearless advocate for individuals accused of crime. I have represented thousands of clients charged with everything from Driving Under the Influence to First Degree Murder, throughout many different parts of beautiful Colorado. On behalf of clients, I have passionately and vigorously taken more than 40 cases to trial. Firm senses of empathy, compassion, and fairness were instilled in me at a young age. These fundamental notions were first given a strong voice through the...
William Kellen
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(720) 446-9698 7535 E. Hampden Ave.
Suite 351
Denver, CO 80231
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Christopher Bruce Charles
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(303) 859-0824 12101 E 2 Ave
Suite 102
Aurora, CO 80011
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
An experienced litigator, Chris Charles has spent countless hours in court defending the rights of individuals across Colorado. Chris has earned respect as an excellent criminal defense attorney, with expertise ranging from traffic offenses and DUI-related charges to domestic violence charges and felony drug cases
Randy B Corporon
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(303) 749-0062 2821 S. Parker Road
Suite 555
Aurora, CO 80014
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
Throughout the Denver Metro area since 1998, people facing complicated and tough legal challenges have depended upon and entrusted the Law Offices of Randy B. Corporon PC to provide effective, thoughtful and proven solutions. At the Law Offices of Randy B. Corporon, P.C., our attorneys listen carefully to your wishes and goals and use their comprehensive knowledge to seek lasting solutions.

Communication is key, no matter what stage you're at; negotiation, arbitration, mediation, trial or appeal. Our attorneys are ready to take on the inherent demands and obligations whether in complex litigation, an aggressive criminal defense or an amicable divorce. Our...
Lain Aaron Lawrence
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(720) 369-4929 2821 S Parker Rd
Suite 865
Aurora, CO 80014
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Thomas Mansfield Vockrodt
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Aurora , CO Criminal Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(303) 699-7688 15200 E. Girard Ave.
Suite 4025
Aurora , CO 80014
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and White Collar Crime
University of Denver
Robert Thomas Bettenberg
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(303) 873-1227 1210 South Parker Road, #210
Denver, CO 80231
Criminal and DUI
Salia Ahamadu Sirleaf
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(720) 569-9725 SALIA A. SIRLEAF, Esq
17817 E. Arizona Ave
Aurora, CO 80017
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and Traffic Tickets
University of Denver
Knicky Van Slyke
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Colorado Criminal Law Attorney

Knicky Van Slyke is an Supervising Senior Associate attorney at the Bagley Law Firm whose practice focuses on family law and criminal defense. Passionate , her fervent advocacy is a product of her experience as a... Read More »
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Mr.  H. Michael Steinberg
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Colorado Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience

Former Career Senior Deputy District Attorney - Prosecutor for Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, the largest jurisdiction in Colorado. 13 years as a Colorado Arapahoe - Douglas County Senior Career Trial District Attorney... Read More »
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Aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(303) 363-6200 12101 E 2nd Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
Criminal
Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(303) 819-8786 Tamarac Plaza II Suite 503
7535 East Hampden Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(303) 809-7715 3300 S Parker Rd Ste 212
Aurora, CO 80014-3525
Criminal
Aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(303) 745-7400 12510 E Iliff Ave
Aurora, CO 80014
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(303) 739-6522 15001 E Alameda Dr
Aurora, CO 80012
Criminal and DUI
Centennial, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(303) 768-0200 13111 East Briarwood Avenue
Centennial, CO 80012
Criminal, Collections, DUI and Divorce
Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 68 years experience
(303) 759-8148 2609 S Quebec St
Denver, CO 80231
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
10730 East Bethany Drive
Suite 120
Aurora, CO 80014
Criminal
Aurora, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(303) 745-7400 12510 E Iliff Ave
Aurora, CO 80014
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Dennis Champine
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aurora, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(720) 858-1100 12101 East 2nd Ave.
suite 207
aurora, CO 80206
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Colorado Law School
Attorney Dennis Champine is more than just an attorney he’s a compassionate lawyer who understands how difficult and overwhelming it can feel to be in the midst of legal problems. A practicing lawyer in Aurora for personal injury and criminal defense including DUI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic violence, accidents, and other criminal violations, Dennis believes people who are facing charges, or who are in the midst of painful times in their lives, have the right to be heard and to earn a new start. Dennis focuses on helping them do just that. Dennis’s background includes years of experience in...
Monte J. Robbins
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Colorado Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience

Colorado, Supreme Court of Colorado and United States District Court for the District of Colorado
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Kenneth Eichner
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(303) 837-9800 3773 Cherry Creek North Drive
West Tower, Suite 900
Denver, CO 80209
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Antioch School of Law
Kenneth F. Eichner, one of Colorado's premier criminal defense lawyers, has practiced in the county, state, and federal courts for more than 25 years. Ken has tried 140 jury trials to verdict, earning him recognition as one of the American Trial Lawyers Association's Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Regardless of the severity of the charge from a DUI in county court to fraud in federal court, Ken provides the expertise his clients need to make the best choice in deciding whether to go to trial or make a deal. For Ken and his team of relentless investigators, determined legal researchers, and...
Russell Hebets
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(303) 756-3231 1777 S. Harrison St., Ste. 310
Denver, CO 80210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Russell graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in economics. In 2000 Russell attended the Indiana University School of Law, graduating in 2003 with a Juris Doctrorate degree. Russell began his legal career working at the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office in Michigan. Upon arriving in Colorado, he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with the Arapahoe County D.A.’s office. During his time with Arapahoe County, he handled DUIs, domestic violence cases, assaults, thefts, and a variety of misdemeanor trials. He left the D.A.’s office in 2001 to join the law firm of Fossum, Mastro, Barnes...
Paul Fisher
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(303) 779-5300 3900 E Mexico Ave Suite 950
Denver, CO 80210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
I founded Fisher & Associates P.C. in order to provide the highest quality legal services to my community and ensure that everyone has access to justice. My practice includes all aspects of personal injury law, including car accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death, and insurance bad faith. My job is to get victims compensated for their injuries, no matter how difficult the fight.I am passionate about victims’ rights, so I only represent plaintiffs. The vast majority of my clients are taken in on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay nothing unless I recover a settlement or judgment in...
Jill Jackson
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(303) 818-7209 3801 E. Florida Ave., Suite 400
Denver, CO 80222
Free ConsultationDenver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
I started the Law Office of Jill M. Jackson because I believe that clients come first. Each client has different goals, with needs specific to their case. I work tirelessly on behalf of my clients. A criminal charge or arrest doesn't have to be the end. I have the knowledge and experience to guide you through the legal process and put your life back on track.
Terry O'Malley
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(303) 830-0880 3801 E Florida Ave #830
Denver, CO 80210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Kansas School of Law
I am a full-time criminal lawyer. That means I don't have a personal injury or divorce practice on the side. It takes all my time to know the details of criminal law better than anyone else. I get better results than other attorneys because I work harder and care more. I am the one who travels to the courthouse to track down the DA who won't call me back. I am the one who subpoenas records of government agencies just in case there is helpful evidence. I am the one who meets personally with every one of...
Kevin Cahill
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(720) 548-2990 1385 S Colorado Boulevard
Suite A-720
Denver, CO 80222
Free ConsultationDenver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and University of Denver
Kevin Cahill knows that being charged with a criminal offense is an awful thing to go through. Many people feel shocked, angry, embarrassed, or scared – and it is not uncommon to experience all of these emotions at the same time. Friends and family members may look at you differently. Employers and neighbors can turn their back on you. But as bad as being charged is, it is nowhere near as life-altering as being convicted. Regardless of whether you are facing a felony or a misdemeanor, it is vital that you take the charges seriously and seek out...
Jeffrey Wolf
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(720) 479-8574 1385 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite A-220
Denver, CO 80222
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Denver
Jeffrey Wolf is the founder and lead criminal defense lawyer at Wolf Law. Mr. Wolf founded Wolf Law in order to provide excellent and compassionate criminal defense to anyone accused, investigated or facing criminal charges. Mr. Wolf was born, raised, schooled and continues to live in the Denver Metro Area. Having lived and worked in Colorado his entire life, Mr. Wolf has built an extensive network in the area that his clients benefit from. Mr. Wolf is truly a “Denver lawyer.”

Jeffrey Wolf is a trained, skilled criminal defense attorney. Mr. Wolf’s entire career has been...
Robert Gerald Werking
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Greenwood Village, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(720) 644-5342 5200 DTC Parkway Suite 410
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Creighton University
Rob Werking is a committed and experienced criminal trial attorney. He has obtained not guilty verdicts in the most serious of cases including: murder, felony murder, attempted murder, assault, robbery, burglary, aggravated animal abuse, chid abuse, sexual assault, sex assault on a child, boating under the influence (BUI), and driving under the influence (DUI).
Kyle Sawyer
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(303) 830-0880 3801 E. Florida Avenue
Suite 830
Denver, CO 80210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Denver
The Constitutional protections that exist in our country are not to be taken lightly. Every day, it seems the government is trying to remove another freedom that you hold. These freedoms and protections are valuable and that is exactly the reason that I will fight hard for you and your rights because I value my clients and their individual circumstances.

I graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Political Science. I then attended and graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. While in school I was asked to join the Sturm College of Law’s premier...
Andres Rene Guevara
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Greenwood Village, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(720) 379-8262 5200 DTC Parkway, Suite 410
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
The George Washington University Law School
Andres Guevara is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney, with experience in and out of the courtroom defending Colorado residents charged with all types of crimes: DUI Sex Crime Domestic Violence White Collar Crimes Shoplifting Drug Crimes Weapons Charges Probation Violation And other various criminal charges He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his law degree from George Washington University. In law school, he was notes editor of the Law Review and president of the Hispanic Law Students Association. After law school, he worked as an assistant district attorney in the busiest county in New York:...
Shawn Hillewaert
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Centennial, CO Criminal Law Attorney
(303) 779-5300 7790 E Arapahoe Rd
Ste 190
Centennial, CO 80112
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Wyoming College of Law
Shawn Hillewaert joined Fisher and Associates after starting his legal career as an intern for a Denver-based corporation where he supported the in-house legal team and project engineers in developing a 1,000 turbine wind energy project and a 750-mile transmission line.

Mr. Hillewaert, a fifth generation Coloradan, received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law and holds degrees in Economics and Spanish from the University of Utah.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Hillewaert enjoyed successful careers in call center management and as an underground miner. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time outdoors, whether it’s on his motorcycle...
Colleen Kelley
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Denver , CO Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Denver , CO 80222
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of Denver
Colleen Kelley is an associate attorney at Wolf Law. She has dedicated her practice to providing excellent and compassionate representation of the highest quality in criminal cases. She understands that every criminal case is as unique as the individuals involved. From the very beginning of her practice, Ms. Kelley has witnessed the enormous and often life changing consequences that criminal charges and convictions can have on a person.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Kelley was with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office. Ms. Kelley started as an intern with their Denver office after law school and spent the next 4...
Kristina M. Bergsten
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(303) 623-4000 945 S. Birch Street
#460245
Denver, CO 80246
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
I am an Aries, an unenrolled Lakota Sioux, a second degree black belt in karate, an environmentalist, a vegan, a runner, an animal-lover, a (pretty decent) cook, a risk-taker, a domestic violence survivor, and probably one of the most relatable, down-to-earth attorneys you will ever meet. I am a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Women's Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) Program, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, the Denver Bar Association, and I serve on various committees for the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. I am a Director on the Board of Directors for Colorado...
Jason A. Marquez
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(303) 394-3030 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, #700
Denver, CO 80246
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Denver
Mr. Márquez has been practicing law since 2008, almost exclusively in family law. However, he has and continues to work in criminal defense. Mr. Márquez brings a fresh perspective to Law School Yes We Can, with an extensive background in the corporate world where he provided operational, technical, management, finance, and legal support to several corporations. Mr. Márquez acquired a BA from Westmont College where he double majored in Economics & Business and Physics. He went on to acquire an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver with an emphasis in change management....
Mr.  H. Michael Steinberg
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Greenwood Village, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(303) 627-7777 5445 DTC Parkway
Penhouse 4
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Oregon School of Law
Former Career Senior Deputy District Attorney - Prosecutor for Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, the largest jurisdiction in Colorado. 13 years as a Colorado Arapahoe - Douglas County Senior Career Trial District Attorney - the last 22 years as a Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer. I have specialized in Colorado Criminal Law for over 35 years. I have been in a courtroom nearly every one of those days - almost every single day.

I have handled tens of thousands of cases over the last three plus decades and I love what I do. Whether you need a heart surgeon,...
Kevin Churchill
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(303) 832-9000 50 S. Steele Street
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80209
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Arizona
Kevin Churchill has been representing those accused of criminal offenses and DUI for 18 years.
Richard W. Bryans Jr.
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(303) 832-2930 3801 East Florida Avenue
Suite 400
Denver, CO 80210
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Licensed in all Colorado courts, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. We handle personal injury, felony and misdemeanor criminal defense, domestic violence, firearms and general civil litigation. We often accept cases referred to us by the National Rifle Association. We solve legal problems from initial consultation and legal analysis through settlement, plea or verdict.
David L. Owen, Jr.
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(303) 622-3281 3570 E 12th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
Free ConsultationCriminal
David L. Owen, Jr. began practicing law in Missouri in 1989 as an Assistant Federal Defender. He spent 18 years gaining insight into the various strategies employed by both federal and state prosecutors. During his time as a public defender in Missouri, he worked on cases involving all kinds of crimes, including high-profile cases. The types of crime he has experience with includes: • White-collar crime • Drug crime • Computer crime/cyber crime • Conspiracy • Death penalty defense Now a Denver criminal defense lawyer, David Owen focuses his practice on federal- and state-level crime in Colorado. He is focused on upholding the rights of...
Edward Levy
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(303) 481-6350 3773 Cherry Creek North Drive, Suite 575
Denver, CO 80209
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
University of Denver
Jason Cuerdon
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Denver, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(720) 220-9947 3570 East 12th Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
Free ConsultationCriminal
Howard University School of Law
Jason Cuerdon has a long history in the criminal justice system - starting with being a defendant. His experience as a defendant motivated him to go to Howard University so he could protect individual rights. Mr. Cuerdon has worked in all areas of the criminal justice system but has been doing criminal defense work for the bulk of his career.
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.