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Monica S. McElyea - Breckenridge, CO

106 North French StreetSuite 260P.O. Box 8888 Breckenridge, CO 80424

Updated: 01/28/2019

Breckenridge Criminal Defense Lawyer


The Law Office of Monica S. McElyea, LLC provides experienced, reputable, and skilled legal representation from our office in the Breckenridge area of Colorado. We are honored and humbled each time a client entrusts us to handle their legal matter, because we know the outcome will affect their lives for years to come.

Her practice areas include criminal defense, personal injury, DUI, divorce, juvenile matters, and family law...

About Monica S. McElyea

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • DUI
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile Matters
  • Family Law


Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1997
  • Virginia, 1991
  • Tennessee, 1993
  • Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1998

Other Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, 2012 - 2013 (Member, Executive Committee)
  • Summit County Bar Association
  • Continental Divide Bar Association, 2008 - 2010 (President)
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pro Bono Activities

  • Current member Father Dyer United Methodist Church, Breckenridge, Colorado
  • Current Board member: Summit Community Care Clinic, Inc.
  • Summit Community Care Clinic, Inc., President of the Board , 2010 - 2011
  • Former board member: Bristlecone Health Services, Inc.
  • Municipal Court Judge for the Town of Blue River, Colorado

Past Positions

  • U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia D. Kinser, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia (The Honorable Cynthia D. Kinser is currently serving as the first woman Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia), 1991-1992, Law Clerk
  • Lee County, Virginia, 1993-1994, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney (district attorney)
  • Criminal Division, Criminal Litigation Section, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1994-1997, Assistant Attorney General
  • Helmer & McElyea, LLC, Associate, 1997
  • Helmer & McElyea, LLC, Partner


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 1991
  • Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1988


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


106 North French StreetSuite 260P.O. Box 8888 Breckenridge, CO 80424


  • 970-406-5045

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