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Denver Criminal Defense Law Firm
OverviewWe request telephone contact rather than email due to the highly confidential nature of the work that we do.
About Craig L. Truman, P.C.
- Criminal Defense 100%
- Best Lawyers in America, 1987 - 2016
- Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2016
- Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 1990 - 2016
- National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
- University of Denver College of Law - Outstanding Ethical Conduct Award, 2004
- Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1997
- Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996
- First Annual Defender Service Excellence Award, National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 1982
- Best Law Firms in Colorado - 2017
Classes and Seminars
- Throughout his career, Mr. Truman has always been in high demand as a speaker and teacher, and the following list represents only a small percentage of the total of his speaking and teaching engagements.
- Defense Perspective, 18th Judicial District Attorney & Douglas County Sheriff Courtroom Training, 2015
- A View from the Dark Side - A Defense Lawyer's Perspective, Ralston House, 2015
- 40th Annual Rocky Mountain Vehicle Crimes Training Seminar, Arapahoe County, Colorado, 2014
- What Happens in the Courtroom at Sentencing, State Court Administrators New Judges' Orientation, 2014
- View from the Defense: Welcome to the Jungle, Jefferson County New Detectives Training, 2014
- The Defense Perspective, Jefferson County Citizens' Academy, 2013
- Scaling the Mountains of Fraud, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, 2013
- Advanced New Judge Orientation re: Sentencing Considerations, Office of the State Court Administrator, 2013
- Cross Examination, Denver District Attorney's Office, 2013
- Quarterly Training, Boulder Police Department, Colorado Homicide Investigators' Association, 2013
- 2012 Annual Training Conference, Colorado State Investigators' Association, 2012
- Prosecutor on Trial: The Rule of Law or Unfettered Discretion, Colorado Bar Association CLE, 2012
- Evidence for the Civil & Criminal Practitioner & Special Evidentiary Issues of Criminal Law, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2012
- Ethics & Professionalism, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2012
- Sentencing Considerations, Colorado State Judicial Department, New Judge Orientation and Training, 2011 - 2012
- Faculty, Criminal Defense Program, Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Laramie, WY, 2002 - 2010
- Preventing Legal Malpractice, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2010
- Voir Dire Done Right, Colorado State Judicial Conference, 2009
- Criminal Defense Clinic; Legal Ethics Symposium, University of Denver School of Law, 2003 - 2005
- Adjunct Professor, University of Denver College of Law, 1986 - 2000
- Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado School of Law, 1984 - 1985
- Major Case Course, Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, 2016
- Craig L. Truman (Sole Practitioner)
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Accepts Credit Cards
455 Sherman St.#310 Denver, CO 80203
- (303) 595-9505
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