Decades of Results.

Colorado Criminal Defense

Our full-service criminal defense team provides aggressive defense strategies and proactive protection of rights.

State Felonies

From plea negotiations to jury trials in Colorado state court matters, our lawyers have the knowledge and skill to help.

Federal Felonies

Individuals and corporations being investigated for or charged with federal felonies in Colorado turn to our lawyers for a powerhouse defense.

Civil Litigation

Our lawyers protect individuals that have sustained injuries or whose constitutional rights have been violated.

Experience You Can Trust

“We have won the unwinnable.”

The attorneys of Stuart & Ward LLP have years of experience as former Colorado State Public Defenders.
We believe in justice. Call our team today to learn how we can help.


We know the Colorado court system so our clients don’t have to. Stuart & Ward LLP attorneys have successfully tried criminal cases of all sizes ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felonies. We have also prosecuted Colorado civil cases involving constitutional rights violations and personal injuries.


From day one of representation, we fight hard for our clients. Every client of Stuart & Ward LLP is provided with aggressive and proactive representation. Our top-ranked attorneys are known in the legal community for being some of the best criminal defense and plaintiff civil litigators in Colorado.


Hiring your lawyer is the most important choice you make in your case. Our clients choose to be represented by our lawyers because we remain unwaveringly dedicated to them at every stage of their case. We return all calls and emails. We also gladly answer our client’s questions regarding their case as we navigate with them through the Colorado court system.


About Stuart & Ward Attorneys

  • Our Team

    The lawyers of Stuart & Ward LLP began their careers as criminal defense attorneys with the Colorado State Public Defenders Office. Each member of the team is a highly seasoned lawyer with years of Colorado courtroom experience. All of the lawyers are award-winning litigators and we are proud to have two past Colorado Criminal Bar Association Presidents in our firm.

  • Our Firm

    Before coming together to create the firm, each of our partners was known in the legal community for providing hard-working, organized, and successful legal services. The firm has risen to the top of Colorado law as the go-to for winning case strategies and results in plaintiff civil cases and criminal defense.

  • Our Commitment

    Stuart & Ward LLP is not your average criminal defense and civil litigation law firm. To every case that we take on, we provide compassionate and dedicated representation. Our lawyers are honest, direct, and no-nonsense. At the same time, they are also understanding of the stress that our clients are under and accessible to answer questions.

  • Our Services

    Simply put, our lawyers are excellent at what they do. We have earned our great reputation in the Colorado community providing top-notch legal work one case at a time. Regardless of the size or gravity of the legal issue they are facing, our clients are relieved to know that they powerhouse legal advocates on their side.



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