The Colorado criminal defense firm McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP is proud to announce that Associate Josh Amos has been selected to the Board of Directors for the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association for the 2019-2020 year. This position is a great opportunity for Josh to share his experience and expertise in the field of…

The Colorado criminal defense and plaintiff civil litigation firm, McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP, is proud to announce that associate attorney Josh Amos has earned a perfect 10/10 ranking from AVVO. In addition to the AVVO ranking Josh Amos has been honored with the “Rising Star” award from Colorado Super Lawyers in 2018 and 2019….

The Colorado criminal defense and plaintiff civil litigation firm, McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP, is proud to announce that its lawyers have been selected to the 2019 Colorado Super Lawyers list. Specifically, the firm’s rankings are as follows: • Sean McDermott, Listed in Colorado Super Lawyers since 2015 • Martin Stuart, Listed in Colorado Super…

In a recent interview with student reporters from the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law, MSWDenver Partner Tom Ward shares his passion for advocacy in working with underserved populations in Colorado. Tom explains how he made the switch from finance to law as a young Colorado transplant from Chicago, and how working in criminal…

December 21, 2018 – McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP, one of the premier criminal defense and plaintiff civil litigation firms in Colorado, is proud to announce that partner Martin A. Stuart recently obtained dismissals in two significant cases prior to preliminary hearings. One case involved several class one drug felonies for marijuana cultivation and special…

Denver, Colorado As the result of Tuesday’s election, Michigan became the 10th state to allow the sale and possession of recreational marijuana, and voters in Missouri and Utah approved initiatives to allow medical marijuana. Meanwhile in Colorado, the state’s still-young recreational marijuana experiment has yielded new, wide-reaching research in the form of a study by…

Denver, Colorado Colorado based McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP, a leading criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury firm serving clients through the Denver metro area, is proud to announce its ranking in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm received a Metropolitan Tier 1 Ranking in the Colorado…

September 13, 2018 Denver, Colorado Colorado’s racketeering law has been a powerful tool for prosecuting illegal marijuana ‘enterprises’ while vexing defendants. Colorado’s legalization of retail and medical cannabis by no means eliminated the marijuana black market in the state. But state law enforcement has stepped up efforts in recent years to break up illicit pot-trafficking…

August 24, 2018 McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP is proud to announce that 100% of its founding partners were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America™ 2019. The firm’s partners have been named in the following areas: Sean McDermott Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs Martin Stuart Criminal…

Denver, Colorado More and more courts are utilizing risk assessment tools to inform bail and sentencing decisions. These programs incorporate a range of data based on questions answered regarding each defendant. In Colorado, when someone has been charged with a crime, the court will generate a Pre-Sentence Investigation (PSI) report, listing information such as current…

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