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Colorado Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience

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Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Attorney
(970) 224-1111 125 South Howes Street, 8th Floor
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Criminal
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(970) 484-9233 315 W Oak St
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Criminal and Personal Injury
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(970) 419-4750 125 S Howes St
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(970) 482-9770 425 W Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Criminal and DUI
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Attorney
(970) 493-0407 109 N. College Ave. Suite 215
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Criminal
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Attorney
(970) 658-0649 155 Boardwalk Dr Ste 412
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Criminal
Fort Collins, CO Criminal Law Lawyer
109 N. College Ave. Suite 215
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Criminal
Brian J. Bagley
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(720) 730-9326 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Colorado - Boulder
Brian J. Bagley, J.D., M.B.A.,
Chief Executive Officer & Senior Counsel

Brian Bagley, founder of the Bagley Law Firm, LLC in Longmont and Lakewood, Colorado, is a family law, criminal defense, and personal injury attorney, an 8 year member of the Longmont City Council, and the Mayor of Longmont, Colorado. Brian Bagley is resourceful and aggressive, fluent in Spanish, and determined to win for his clients.

Prior to law, Brian Bagley was the senior analyst that assisted Jim Collins in writing the New York Times Bestseller, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t. Good to...
Trista McElhaney
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(720) 738-4885 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Trista McElhaney, J.D.,
Senior Associate

Trista McElhaney is a senior associate of the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Longmont, Colorado and a former senior associate of one of Denver's top law firms. Trista McElhaney is aggressive, efficient, and motivated to fight intelligently for her clients, making her one of Colorado’s top divorce lawyers. Trista McElhaney has been recognized state-wide for her legal services in divorce, child custody, family law, and business law.

Trista McElhaney graduated from the University of Denver and the University of Colorado at Boulder Law School where she received several merit-based scholarships. Since practicing law, her awards and...
William T. 'Bill' McAdams
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(970) 353-0000 822 7th Street
Suite 530
Greeley, CO 80631
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Drake University
William T. McAdams, better known as Bill, is a former prosecutor who now manages McAdams Law Office, a successful criminal defense practice.

A native of Colorado, Bill grew up in Denver and Boulder. In 1994, he attended college at Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Science and History. He then attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning his Juris Doctorate law degree in 1999.

Bill began practicing law in the Denver area. Initially, he was an associate with the law firm of Ledbetter and Associates before becoming...
Bradley Douglas Martin
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
800 8th Ave.
Suite 202
Greeley, CO 80631
Free ConsultationCriminal
Washburn University School of Law
I have been practicing criminal defense law for 11 years. I began my practice after serving clients of Weld County Colorado for 6 years in the Colorado State Public Defender's Office. I am dedicated to providing my clients with the best defense available when they are accused of a crime.
Brynne Gant
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(970) 346-8500 710 11th Avenue, Suite 300
Greeley, CO 80631
Criminal, Family and Probate
Brigham Young University
While some attorneys avoid high-stress situations, I find my purpose there. It is at those times when an experienced and professional attorney is needed the most. I have several years of litigation experience and have completed over 40 jury trials, but I am also intent on finding the best resolution for my clients--financially, mentally, and emotionally--even if that means settlement without trial.
Knicky Van Slyke
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(720) 738-4919 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Denver
Knicky Van Slyke, J.D.,
Senior Associate

Knicky Van Slyke is a senior associate at the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Lakewood, Colorado and is one of the firm’s top female criminal defense attorneys. Honest, confident, and fluent in Spanish and Portugeuse, Knicky Van Slyke is passionate about delivering her clients positive results in family law and criminal defense. Knicky Van Slyke has proved this through handling several complicated misdemeanor and felony cases while working for the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office.

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Knicky Van Slyke attended the University of Denver Law School....
David Harrison
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(303) 449-2830 2305 Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80304
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
University of Colorado - Boulder
Dave Harrison has been practicing law in Boulder for over 25 years, primarily defending people charged with various offenses from DUI to Drug Possession or Sale, to Assault cases, Domestic Violence allegations, traffic matters and all other offenses. He prides himself on the individualized attention he provides to each client, to meet their individual needs and concerns.
Jennifer C Watkins
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(303) 507-1324 4450 Arapahoe Ave
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Ms Watkins has been litigating criminal defense cases for more than 17 years. She graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1999 and subsequently began her career in criminal defense at the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office where she effectively handled more than two hundred and fifty criminal cases at a time on a regular basis. For most of her career, Jennifer has been in private practice, where she is able to dedicate the necessary time, resources and attention to detail to give each client’s case the scrutiny, insight, analysis and zealous advocacy that is often...
Todd Stoneman
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Longmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(720) 340-4017 353 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
Criminal, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Denver
I’ve been very fortunate to have lived a life full of rich experiences. I’ve been through a lot and turned out pretty well (at least this is what my wife, mom, and therapist tell me).

The way I operate my practice is that if I believe I can assist you – with the deserved level of competence required – I will, and if not, I have a short list of other like-minded attorneys I am comfortable referring good folks to.

Since first deciding to pursue a career in law, I wanted to do it my way, as a solo practitioner. Giving back...
Matt James
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(303) 578-0595 4845 Pearl East Circle #101
Boulder, CO 80306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Military
University of Iowa
I offer over a decade of trial law experience to serve the men and women of Colorado and the United States military. Upon my graduation from law school with honors in 2001, I spent over five years as an attorney at the Kane County State's Attorney's Office where I handled thousands of criminal cases. In 2006, I joined the Air Force JAG Corps. I received high marks as a prosecuting attorney. The Judge Advocate General of the Air Force then chose me to become a military defense attorney. Despite glowing reviews and a promotion to Major, I decided to leave...
Mark Blechman
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(720) 515-5725 4845 Pearl East Circle
Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301
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...
Scott T. Melin
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(720) 594-5573 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
University of Colorado Law School
Scott Melin, J.D., M.A.,
Senior Associate

Senior associate at the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Lakewood, Colorado, Scott Melin, is an honest, aggressive, and detail-oriented attorney who focuses on high-value cases related to personal injury, appeals, civil rights issues, business disputes, family law, and complex litigation matters. Scott Melin has had years of experience in family law and is an expert in handling domestic violence cases, including spousal and child abuse. Scott Melin has had impressive accomplishments, including a $1.58 million and a $1.2 million recovery for his clients.

Native to Colorado, Scott Melin graduated from Colorado State University and...
Steven Louth
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(303) 442-2297 507 Canyon Blvd
Suite 105
Boulder, CO 80302
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Denver
Steven Louth is a criminal litigation attorney in Boulder, Colorado where he has practiced law for over 16 years. He is a graduate of Drake University (B.A. in Journalism) and University of Denver College of Law (JD, Order of Saint Ives). Mr. Louth is a former Deputy Boulder County District Attorney (1988 to 1996). He began his private practice in Boulder in 1996 specializing in the area of criminal litigation where he was able to utilize his trial experience to benefit the accused. Steven Louth is known for his dedication to his clients’ interests and his...
James E Merson
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Longmont, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(303) 776-3511 636 Coffman, Suite 200
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Gonzaga University School of Law
Mr. Merson is a criminal defense attorney practicing in Longmont, CO. James Merson was a public defender in Greeley from 2005 to 2019, and was awarded "Attorney of the Year" in 2010. Mr. Merson provides criminal defense representation to clients throughout Northern Colorado. His areas of practice include felony charges, misdemeanor charges, sex offense charges, DUI's and DWAI's, drug charges, and domestic violence. James Merson believes providing the best possible defense to each of his clients is his top priority. If you need the services and legal representation of an experienced defense attorney, contact James Merson at Merson Law Office,...
Alison L. Kilmer
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(720) 443-5581 1440 28th Street
Suite 4
Boulder, CO 80303
Criminal, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Seton Hall University School of Law
Alison Kilmer is a former judicial law clerk and prosecutor with a strong business background. She combines both her legal background and business experience in a practice that centers on providing individualized services for each of her clients based on their specific situation.

Ms. Kilmer focuses on each case individually and strategically analyzes the underlying facts of the case to determine the best possible outcome for her clients. A strong advocate for her clients, Ms. Kilmer seeks to resolve matters through collaboration to the extent possible, but relies on her experience as both a former prosecutor...
Lauren Shepherd
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(720) 738-4911 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Colorado Law School
Lauren Shepherd, J.D.,
Senior Associate

Lauren Shepherd is a senior associate at the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Longmont, Colorado and is one of the firm’s top family law attorneys and divorce lawyers. Hardworking, relatable, and experienced, Lauren Shepherd has advocated for victims of domestic violence, for Denver’s District Attorney’s Office and the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office. Furthermore, Lauren Shepherd served as a law clerk in Colorado’s 20th Judicial District in Boulder, Colorado gaining expertise in Colorado’s criminal and civil judicial systems.

Lauren Shepherd received her B.A. in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder...
David Eric Moorhead
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(303) 447-1400 1650 38th Street
Suite 201E
Boulder, CO 80301
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Southern Methodist University
David Moorhead has provided criminal defense representation in the Boulder area and throughout Colorado for over 29 years. He has a graduate degree from Southern Methodist University Law School and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In 1989 David began his legal career as Deputy District Attorney in Grand Junction. In 1992 he started his private practice focusing solely on criminal defense work and has been the Attorney of Record in over 4000 cases, in counties all over Colorado. If you have been accused of a crime, hiring an seasoned criminal defense...
Timothy D. Edstrom
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(720) 727-6648 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Denver
Timothy Edstrom, J.D.,
Senior Associate

Timothy Edstrom, senior associate of the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Longmont, Colorado and state resident for over 25 years is the top criminal defense attorney in Colorado. Being diligent and service-oriented, Timothy Edstrom has had success litigating some of the most high-profile civil rights cases in Colorado history, including the Michael DeHerrera and Juan Vasquez police brutality lawsuits. Furthermore, Timothy Edstrom has conducted approximately 60 jury trials for cases such as criminal defense for first degree murder and million dollar lawsuits. Additionally, he is experienced with workers’ compensation, immigration, Social Security, personal injury, business...
Catharine A Armstrong
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(970) 829-8200 822 7th Street #530
Greeley, CO 80631
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Wyoming College of Law
Catharine (Katie) Armstrong has close to 10 years of experience in the legal profession. Some of that experience is as a criminal investigator and some as a former public defender. Katie's well rounded experience provides her clients with the most effective representation.

Katie knows that good people make mistakes or can be falsely accused of crimes they didn't commit. While serving as a public defender, Katie represented hundreds of clients on many different types of criminal cases. Katie knows her way around a courtroom and can effectively argue before a judge and jury.

Katie has a vast amount of courtroom experience...
Jonathan Greenlee
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(303) 402-6717 820 Pearl St Suite H
Boulder, CO 80302
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Colorado - Boulder
Jonathan Greenlee is an experienced criminal defense attorney who has represented clients in cases ranging from minor traffic offenses and DUIs to homicides and sexual assaults. He as obtained favorable results at trial and through litigation and mitigation.
Skyler A. Archer
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(720) 594-5899 630 15th Ave
#300
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationLongmont, CO Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Skyler Archer, J.D.,
Associate

Skyler Archer, a member of the Colorado Bar Association, is an associate attorney with the Bagley Law Firm, LLC Longmont, Colorado. Skyler Archer uses her determination, confidence, and honesty to provide the best legal services in the areas of family law, divorce, and estate planning law, and elder law (i.e., guardianships and conservatorships). Furthermore, her teaching experience in the areas of criminal law, and qualification as a legal research scholar, make her a powerful advocate for clients navigating the criminal justice system.

Skyler Archer joined the firm shortly after graduating from the University of Denver’s...
Daniel B. Kelley
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(970) 219-8755 Greeley, CO 80631
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Wyoming College of Law
Former Marine, Family man, dedicated to client service.
John Paul Prentiss
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(303) 990-5308 2760 29th Street, Suite 1E
Boulder, CO 80301
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
University of Denver
JP is a Partner in the Burnham Law Firm based out of the Boulder office. He has undergraduate degrees in History and Theatre from Southwestern University and earned his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

After graduating from law school, JP was sworn in as a Deputy District Attorney for Denver where he handled hundreds of cases ranging from traffic and misdemeanor matters to first-degree murder. Working in the Denver DA’s office in the juvenile division, he developed a passion for helping children navigate the criminal justice system.

This passion has naturally focused his practice on parental responsibility...
Mr. Barrett Weisz
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(303) 575-9390 900 Arapahoe Avenue
Sutie 102
Boulder, CO 80302
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Denver
Barrett Weisz specializes in criminal defense in State and Federal courts and maintains offices in Boulder, Colorado and Denver Colorado. Mr. Weisz is an expert in jury trials having tried over 80 jury trials in Federal, State and Municipal courts.

Mr. Weisz represents individuals under investigation or charged with State and Federal crimes including white collar crimes, sexual assaults, drug possession and conspiracy, domestic violence and driving under the influence. Mr. Weisz has argued criminal appeals before the Colorado Court of Appeals, the Colorado Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Weisz...
Matthew Crowther
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Loveland, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(970) 644-6275 5285 McWhinney Blvd.
Suite 100
Loveland, CO 80538
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Backed by years of experience, Attorney Matthew A. Crowther is dedicated to standing by the sides of those facing serious legal matters, including those associated with personal injury law, civil litigation, and criminal defense. Because he is passionate about helping those in serious need of aggressive representation, Mr. Crawthford has tried more than 50 cases to verdict. In every case, he fights to see that his clients obtain the best results possible in the shortest amount of time. Before joining Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C., Mr. Crowther attended the University of Wisconsin where he earned a Bachelor of...
Mr. Matthew Pring
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(970) 353-9195 822 7th Street
Suite 270
Greeley, CO 80631
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and Foreclosure Defense
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Todd Taylor
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(970) 346-8500 710 11th Ave, Suite 300
Greeley, CO 80631
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Georgetown University Law Center
Todd Taylor was born in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Greeley Central High School. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude in Humanities, and was a elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After interning for a year at the Office for Civil Rights in the the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., he entered law school at the Georgetown University Law Center. He graduated in May, 1991 with his Juris Doctor degree, receiving the American Jurisprudence Award by earning the highest grade in his class...
Amy Okubo
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Longmont, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(303) 834-9699 255 Weaver Park Road
Suite 200
Longmont, CO 80501
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Boston College Law School and University of Colorado Law School
As a former Chief Deputy District attorney for 18 years in the Boulder County District Attorney Office I know the strategies and tactics of prosecutors. My experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney leaves me uniquely able to provide excellent legal defense services. I focus 100% of my work in the area of criminal defense because I love the work and take great satisfaction in helping “good people in bad situations.”
Andrea Carter-Fulton
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Loveland, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(970) 541-0739 509 Cleveland Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Family
Baylor Law School
Barry C.H. Lancaster
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(303) 569-8410 1942 Broadway St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Lisa Polansky
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(303) 415-2583 4999 Pearl East Circle
Suite 201
Boulder, CO 80301
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Juvenile and Military
Larry Mertes
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Boulder, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(303) 440-0123 2235 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302
Free ConsultationCriminal, Education and Personal Injury
University of Denver
Larry started his law career in 1983 as a deputy district attorney in the Boulder County (Colorado) District Attorney’s Office leaving in 1990 to found Mertes Law, a law practice based in Boulder, Colorado that remains to this day dedicated to providing a strong, creative and competent defense to those accused of a criminal offense, fighting to save driving privileges and defend those charged with DUI and Domestic Violence crimes and as an advocate for anyone whose life has been disrupted by personal injury and pain or whose loved one has been taken by the negligent operation of a truck...
Ron Kingsford
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Greeley, CO Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(970) 351-8750 825 10th Street
Ste. 100
Greeley, CO 80631
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
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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.