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Philip M Smith

Philip M Smith

Former Judge and district attorney. Dedicated to your defense.
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Traffic Tickets
  • Colorado
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Biography

I have been practicing law since 1979, including 16 years as a district attorney. I am a former judge, and I also handled many military trials during my years of service with the Navy JAG Corps. I am a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.

Throughout my criminal defense law practice, I have successfully handled thousands of criminal law cases. As your criminal law attorney, I will work to quickly grasp the important issues so that together we can create an effective defense strategy. I am able to assist clients with nearly any criminal charge ranging from domestic violence, assault, sex offenses and forgery to DUI/DWAI, traffic tickets, and drug possession.

When you are dealing with a criminal investigation or arrest, choose an experienced advocate to protect your rights and fight for your freedom. Call today for a free consultation!

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
    Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • Sealing Criminal Records
  • Expungement
  • Deregistration
  • Sex Offenses
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney/Founder
Phillip M. Smith, Attorney at Law
- Current
5th Judicial District
5th Judicial District
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Deputy District Attorney
18th Judicial District
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General Partnership
Keene, Munsinger and Smith
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Judge Advocate General’s Corps
Active Duty U.S. Navy
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Education
University of Colorado Law School
J.D. (1979)
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University of Colorado - Denver
B.A. (1975) | Majors in Economics and Political Science
Honors: Academic scholarship
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Professional Associations
Colorado Bar Association
Member
Current
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Arapahoe County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
Member
Current
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National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
5 Questions Answered
Q. Can I get a case closed by providing the DA info on a high priority cold case?
A: No DA will make a promise based on the vague information you are willing to share. You need to have a criminal defense attorney try to negotiate this for you. It may not be possible.
Q. I had received a misdemeanor summons for possession of a firearm while intoxicated, chances of jail time? First offense
A: Highly unlikely since you didn't menace anyone. Get some help with the alcohol please.
Q. I had felony theft charge sealed in 2020 my attorney informed me that my gun rights would be restored. Is that accurate?
A: In Colorado, a dismissed and sealed case is enough to get 2A rights.
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Contact & Map
Lawyer
1776 S. Jackson
Suite 610
Denver, CO 80210
Telephone: (303) 333-8900