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A Former Prosecutor — Who Knows How To Win

With 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system, I know how to get positive results for clients who have been charged with a criminal offense. With insider knowledge and a drive to win, I am the attorney defendants turn to when dismissal — and freedom — is their goal.

High Rate Of Dismissals And Acquittals

Recognized by the Equal Justice Foundation for my “high rate of
acquittals and dismissals” in domestic violence cases.

Former Domestic Violence/Sex Assault Prosecutor

With a background in criminal prosecution, I have the know-how and insight
to stand-up for your constitutional rights.

Domestic Violence Defense

Falsely accused? Misunderstood? Targeted by a spiteful significant other?
I can help.

Sexual Assault Defense

I don’t judge. I provide mitigating evidence to the
court to paint a complete, accurate picture.

2016 - 10 Best Client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys(TM)
Criminal trail lawyers top 25
National premier NACDA top ten ranking 2016
Florida association of criminal defence lawyers
2016 - 10 Best Client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys(TM)
Palm beach association of criminal defence lawyers
Avvo rating 10.0 superb top attorney criminal defence
Palm beach association of criminal defence lawyers
Avvo clients choice 2015 criminal defence
The national top 100 trail lawyers
Avvo rating superb top attorney criminal defence
National women top 100 trail lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction 2018
Palm beach association of criminal defence lawyers
Lead Counsel badge
2016 - 10 Best Client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys(TM)
National premier NACDA top ten ranking 2016
2016 - 10 Best Client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys(TM)
Avvo rating 10.0 superb top attorney criminal defence
Avvo clients choice 2015 criminal defence
Criminal trail lawyers top 25
Avvo rating superb top attorney criminal defence
Florida association of criminal defence lawyers
Palm beach association of criminal defence lawyers
Palm beach association of criminal defence lawyers
The national top 100 trail lawyers
National women top 100 trail lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction 2018
Lawyers of Distinction 2018
Lead Counsel badge
"The Highest Rate Of Acquittals and Dismissals"
— Equal Justice Foundation
"The Highest Rate Of Acquittals and Dismissals"
— Equal Justice Foundation

How a DUI conviction can wreck your career

If you face DUI charges in Colorado, you should take these charges very seriously. You need a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who will do everything possible to see to it that you do not receive a conviction. After all, a DUI conviction will not only subject you to the possibility of spending time in prison, it will also follow you for years to come, substantially lessening your chances of obtaining employment.

This is particularly true if you currently attend college or grad school in preparation to working in a profession. Remember, you will need a license to practice in that profession, and the licensing board responsible for issuing it may not do so if your record reveals a DUI conviction.

Background check results

Even if you do not plan a career in one of the professions, a DUI conviction likely will still seriously hamper your efforts to get the jobs you want. Why? Because most employers perform background checks on job applicants and these will bring to light not only your conviction, but also the following negative information about you:

  • Your court records from whichever court convicted you
  • Your prison and/or jail records from wherever you served your sentence
  • Your driving record from the DMV in the state where you received your conviction
  • Your driving records from the DMVs in the states that revoked or suspended your driver’s license due to your DUI conviction

Background check fallout

When a potential employer finds your DUI conviction, (s)he may give the job you applied for to one of your co-applicants whose record does not reflect a criminal conviction. Unfortunately, most employers view a DUI conviction as a serious black mark against you. In addition, the DUI conviction will prevent your ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license for years to come, so you will not be eligible for jobs that require a CDL.