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Sean Maye

Sean Maye

  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Civil Rights ...
  • Colorado, Florida
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Biography

Sean Maye is a licensed attorney in good standing with the Colorado & Florida Bars. He is the CEO and founder of the Maye Law Group LLC. He is a solo-practitioner focusing in criminal law, family law, contract & insurance disputes, probate and civil litigation.

Prior to starting The Maye Law Group, Sean was a valued member of the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender as a Senior Deputy Public Defender. He represented indigent clients charged with major felony crimes in the Denver District Court. He has a winning trial record.

Before moving to Colorado, Sean was also a valued civil litigation associate with Isriel Ponzoli P.A. in Miami, FL. His experience in civil practice focused primarily on first-party property insurance disputes and on defense of usury claims for a major global financing corporation. He also practiced DUI and white-collar criminal defense, as well as family law.

Prior to civil practice, Sean began his career as an Assistant Public Defender with the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office, where, he litigated dozens of cases to trial and conducted over 150 depositions of civilian, law enforcement and expert witnesses - gaining countless favorable outcomes.

Sean graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was nominated and appointed to several academic honor societies and service organizations. He was also the President of OUTLaw, an esteemed member of the Society of Bar and Gavel, and the elected Chief Justice of the Student Body Association's Supreme Court. Based on his varied accomplishments, he was ultimately inducted into "Who's Who in American Law Schools" for 2014.

Sean was also recognized as an advocate of the Innocence Clinic, receiving the C.A.L.I. Award for Excellence in Writing and Advocacy, and he was a dedicated member of the Charles C. Papy Moot Court Board - where he competed in four national competitions and placed as a Quarterfinalist (Top 8) at the University of Miami Gaubatz competition

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    DUI & DWI
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Insurance Defense
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Contracts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30-minute consultation on all matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I predominantly offer a low-cost, flat-fee model. The price of the flat fee depends on the type and nature of the case. Please set up a consultation appointment to request further details.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 52345
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Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 111646
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Hebrew: Spoken
  • Italian: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
CEO
Maye Law Group LLC
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CEO and founder of the Maye Law Group LLC. Solo-practitioner focusing in criminal law, family law, contract and insurance disputes, probate and civil litigation.
Senior Deputy Public Defender
Colorado State Public Defender
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Criminal defense attorney with the Colorado State Public Defender, specializing in domestic violence, DUIs and complex felony litigation - including COCCA indictments, sex assault and homicide. Several trials, no losses.
Junior Associate
Isriel Ponzoli PA
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Civil litigation associate focusing on trial preparation and defense of first-party property insurance disputes, as well as defense of usury claims for major global financing corporation - as well as DUIs, white-collar criminal defense and family law.
Senior Associate Public Defender
Miami-Dade Public Defender
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Served as first-chair counsel for indigent clients charged with criminal offenses, litigating varying degrees of misdemeanor and felony charges. Represented at all stages of litigation - bond hearings, all pre-trial constitutional, evidentiary and procedural motions, as well as trial and sentencing. Conducted over 150 depositions of law enforcement, civilian and Expert witnesses. Litigated nearly several cases through trial. Skilled in pre-trial negotiation with opposing counsel and courtroom advocacy leading to favorable outcomes.
Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
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Honors: Dean's list Society of Bar & Gavel "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities" C.A.L.I. Award for Excellence in Writing & Advocacy 2nd Place Advocate - Natl. Pepperdine University Entertaint Law Competition Quarterfinalist - Univ. of Miami Gaubatz Competition
Activities: SBA Supreme Court (Chief Justice) OUTLaw (President) Charles C. Papy Moot Court Board
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Middlebury College
B.A. (2011) | Psychology & Sociology
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Honors: Dean's list College Scholar
Activities: Division III Track & Field MiddEast Action (President / Co-founder)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Colorado  # 52345
Member
Current
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State Bar of Florida
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
The Maye Law Group LLC
Legal Answers
72 Questions Answered
Q. is there a such thing as a no contact order that stipulates there can be contact from the restrained party?
A: There are certainly scenarios where a protection order can be modified by the Court to allow limited forms of contact. Often times, these special amendments are reserved for scenarios where the parties have kids and need to communicate for custody sharing, etc.
Q. I am on probation here in Fort Collins, Colorado for a 1st time DUI. Can I ???
A: This is an interesting question. (1) It is not necessarily illegal to possess a weapon when on probation, especially when the probation is for a nonviolent misdemeanor. However, if there were any specific agreements for your specific probation that prohibit firearm possession, then that is an entirely different issue and you would have to abide by your specific court order. (2) Notwithstanding the above, possessing only a "part" of a firearm (as you characterized it) is also not a crime. All of this aside, if you are posting here and have a very real question about whether this is allowed, the best advise would be to NOT possess a firearm or part of a firearm until your probation is done. DUI probation is shorter and less invasive compared to other probations. More importantly, the only person who can truly let you know if you're going to be violated by this is your PO, and you obviously should not be asking them. Best advice, forget about it until you're no longer under supervision. Not worth the risk.
Q. Can I legally own a gun in Colorado if I got my felony record expunged in New Jersey
A: A NJ lawyer will have to advise on whether, under NJ law, expungement of a felony conviction amounts to a restoration of your civil rights. If the answer is yes under NJ law, then I believe you should be perfectly fine in CO. But often times the question of a clear felony record does not automatically amount to a restoration of the civil rights you once lost. In some states, you have to petition to have those rights restore and wait until you have a final order of restoration. Only a NJ legal professional can advise.
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Maye Law Group LLC
Stapleton/Central Park
Denver, CO 80238
Telephone: (305) 926-5282
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed