Criminal Defense Attorney in Jefferson County, CO

If you’ve been charged with a crime in Colorado it’s essential that you entrust your future to an experienced, competent, and tenacious criminal defense attorney. Miller Leonard is that attorney.

Attorney Miller Leonard has practiced law for nearly 20 years. He is a former State Prosecutor, Federal Prosecutor, Special Prosecutor, and Public Defender.

Having worked as both a prosecuting attorney and a defense attorney, Miller has a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system. His criminal defense clients benefit immeasurably from this deep understanding of criminal law.

“Being charged with a crime is one of the most stressful and consequential issues that a person will ever face. Indeed, criminal charges threaten our most basic possession: Our freedom.

– Miller Leonard, Esq

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Meet Criminal Defense Lawyer Miller Leonard

For over 19 years, I have been practicing criminal law. Starting with an internship with the Missouri State Public Defenders, then working at Legal Aid of Western Missouri, the Missouri State Public Defenders, a State Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and also as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, I learned how to handle any type of criminal case.Having handled over a thousand criminal cases, I have the experience necessary to handle your case. The training and experience I have gathered can be put to your benefit, working for you. My extensive background in criminal law includes time as a former State Prosecuting Attorney, State Public Defender, and a former Special Assistant United States Attorney.

I served as Special Prosecutor on select criminal matters and I was appointed as Special Counsel to investigate a large, multi-state fraudulent scheme that involved millions of dollars in lost money and thousands of defrauded individuals. As a Public Defender and Prosecutor I handled cases including serious violent crimes, murder, white collar crimes, cyber crimes, and sex crimes. Read more

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Criminal Defense Practice Areas

As an attorney who focuses almost exclusively on criminal defense law I have experience representing clients facing a variety of criminal charges, including:

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