Experienced Colorado Criminal Defense Attorneys

Why choose a Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver from McDowell Laybourne & Rodemer
McDowell Laybourne & Rodemeris dedicated to offering you the best criminal defense attorney to help you with your case. We understand that being charged with a criminal offence can be frightening. With the possibility of a prison term, a criminal record, fines, community service or other penalties, a criminal charge can be a life-changing event. Hiring a Denver criminal defense attorney as soon as possible is in your best interest.

Former Prosecutors Who Know the System

The best criminal defense attorney is one who knows how the State law operates. Our attorneys are all former prosecutors who have prepared thousands of cases for the government at the County Court (Misdemeanor) and District Court (Felony) levels.

This knowledge and experience makes us the ideal choice if you are looking for a thoroughly experienced criminal defense attorney in Denver. Our Denver defense lawyers are equipped to handle all types of felony, misdemeanor and juvenile criminal cases. Whether you have been charged with a petty offense or high level felony, we will work with you to present your best defense and help you navigate the system effectively.

Cross-Colorado defense

Our defense attorneys handle cases in Metro Denver and throughout Colorado. The attorneys at the Law Offices of McDowell Laybourne&Rodemer have defended hundreds of clients throughout the Colorado Judicial system including cases in Municipal, County, District and Federal Courts.

Expertise in a wide range of cases

A Denver criminal defense attorney from McDowell Laybourne & Rodemer will help you tackle a wide range of criminal allegations including:

Violent Crime-Assault, Harassment, Menacing, Domestic Violence, Manslaughter, Homicide (murder),

DUI/Traffic– Drunk Driving, Driving While Ability Impaired, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Vehicular Assault/Homicide, Driving Under Restraint, Driving Under Suspension, Speeding, Traffic violations, DMV hearings, Point Suspensions.

Drug Crimes-Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule I controlled substance, Distribution, Possession of Paraphernalia, Minor in Possession.

Misdemeanor– Criminal Mischief, Shoplifting, Theft, Fighting, Assault, Harassment, Telephone Obstruction, Violation of restraining order.

Felony– Fraud, Identity Theft, White Collar crime, Second Degree Assault, First Degree Assault, Menacing, Internet Crime.

We understand that facing the “machine” of the government’s prosecution can be a daunting experience for most people. You need a reliable criminal defense attorney in Denver on your side who knows how to protect your rights, negotiate a favorable resolution or to take your case to trial to force the State to prove the allegations it has leveled against you.

Experienced DUI Defense Lawyers and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Denver Colorado

The Law Offices of McDowell Laybourne & Rodemer are dedicated to the vigorous defense of people accused of criminal violations in Colorado. Whether the person is charged with a felony, misdemeanor, DUI or other traffic offense, our experienced Denver criminal defense attorneys work for you to obtain the best outcome in your case.

If you, or someone you love has been charged with a DUI or other criminal offense, choosing the right defense attorney to represent you is the most important decision you make. In every drunk driving and criminal case a lot is at stake: your reputation, your job, your future and your freedom. You could be prevented from obtaining future jobs or education opportunities based on your criminal history.

How Can We Help You
All of our attorneys are experienced criminal defense attorneys who are former Deputy District Attorneys. As former prosecutors, our lawyers understand the system from both sides. and use this knowledge and experience to protect your rights. Our attorneys are all members of the prestigious National College for DUI Defense . The criminal defense lawyers at McDowell Laybourne & Rodemer, are well-recognized in their field and are experienced at handling all levels of criminal charges.

Serious charges with serious consequences

Domestic violence (D.V.) charges can have staggering effects on a person’s life, marriage, and career. If you are convicted of a domestic violence charge you may lose your right to carry a firearm under Federal Law under the Lautenberg Amendment. This has special consequences for those in the military, law enforcement or persons that are required to carry a weapon for employment. Domestic violence cases in Colorado can stem from many different types of activity, but are classified as “domestic violence” when the alleged victim is an intimate partner of the accused.
Some Common Domestic Violence Charges:

  • Third Degree Assault (Misdemeanor)
  • Second Degree Assault (Felony)
  • First Degree Assault (Felony)
  • Harassment
  • Telephone Obstruction
  • False Imprisonment
  • Menacing (Felony of Misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Mischief (Felony or Misdemeanor)

Domestic violence cases can result in extensive jail time or even prison time if charged as a felony. Colorado D.V. cases also carry extensive periods of supervised probation, fines and court costs, domestic violence classes and/or counseling and other conditions as the Court sees fit to impose.