R. Scott Reisch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

The Reisch Law Firm LLC
 | 1490 West 121st Avenue, Suite 202
Denver, CO 80234
Phone: 303-291-0555
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Prior to founding his firm, The Reisch Law Firm, LLC, attorney R. Scott Reisch worked his way through the ranks of the United States Marine Corps. Serving initially as an artillery unit scout in 1988, Mr. Reisch attended school and graduated from the Naval Justice School. With his remaining career spent serving as a military prosecutor and defense counsel representing Marines accused of crimes, Mr. Reisch attained the rank of Major before leaving the military and founding his own firm.

From that time Mr. Reisch has focused on representing individuals and corporations accused of criminal offenses in Colorado and federal courts across the country. He has tried over 200 criminal trials in municipal, state and federal courts and won acquittals for his clients in the vast majority of those cases. He has represented defendants in numerous high-profile cases alleging sexual assault, first-degree murder and other serious crimes. Mr. Reisch has also undertaken personal injury, air disaster litigation and FAA enforcement cases on a selective basis. His firm is located in Denver, Colorado.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Criminal Law, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses

Personal Injury - General (10%): Assault

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses

Personal Injury - General: Assault


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2017

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About Scott Reisch

Admitted: 1996, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.reischlawfirm.com/scott-reisch/

Honors and Awards:

  • Major in the US Marine Corps Reserves

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice classes
  • Adjunct Professor at Metropolitan State College

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Mr. Reisch was able to convince the District Attorney not to proceed with the death penalty against his client., 2013
  • Mr. Reisch was able to achieve an acquittal at trial of his client charged in a federal drug conspiracy.  A co-defendant was found guilty during the same trial.  This is a signifigant victory as no one can seem to recall the last time someone went to trial on a federal drug conspiracy charge in the District of Colorado and was acquitted.   Mr. Reisch was able to keep the District Attorney from proceeding with the death penalty against his client. , 2013
  • Mr. Reisch represented a client in Arapahoe County, who was charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and seven other counts ranging from conspiracy to commit murder and aggravated robbery.  The client was found NOT GUILTY to ALL counts by a jury after a week long trial., 2010
  • In 2016 Scott Reisch achieved a not quilty verdict on a sexual assault on a child case.  The signfigance of the case was that the client had previoulsy gone to trial with another firm and was convicted and sentence to a 10 years to life sentence.  The case was reversed on appeal and the client retained Scott Reisch to do the retrial.  After a week long trial the client was acquitted on all counts. 

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, B.A.
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Office Location for R. Scott Reisch

1490 West 121st Avenue
Suite 202
Denver, CO 80234

Phone: 303-291-0555


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Last Updated: 11/17/2016

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