Scott Robinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

Scott Robinson, P.C.
 | 1660 Lincoln Street, Suite 2350
Denver, CO 80264
Phone: 303-573-3882
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Constitutional Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott Robinson has more than 35 years of trial experience in both civil lawsuits and criminal defense. With the law office of Scott Robinson, P.C., he represents clients in Denver and throughout the Denver metropolitan area in cases involving charges of assault, drug crimes, murder and more.

After graduating from the University of Denver with a degree in history, Mr. Robinson subsequently earned his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder. Mr. Robinson has been licensed to practice in all Colorado state courts since 1975, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He has also successfully argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Robinson is a member of the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. He has also been featured in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America" and has attained the highest rating, AV Preeminent,* from the attorney peer-review organization Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Robinson is often called upon to speak about legal topics for both professional and general audiences. He has served as the legal analyst for 9News in Denver for many years, and has also has provided legal analysis for ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and the New York Times. Mr. Robinson also serves as a legal columnist for the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Personal Injury - General (10%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Constitutional Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Appellate: Appeals

Personal Injury - General: Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

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About Scott Robinson

Admitted 1975, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.scotthrobinson.com/Attorneys/Scott-H-Robinson.sht...

Honors and Awards:

  • Top AV 5.0 Rating Martindale-Hubbell Rating, 1982 - Present
  • 5280 Magazine Colorado Super Lawyer, 2005 - Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
  • Order of the Coif, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice (ATLA)
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1977
  • Colorado, 1975

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • LawLine 9, 1998 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Eyewitness Identification; Suggestive Procedures in the Wake of Wade", Trial Talk, May, 1991
  • "Strategies in Defending Eyewitness Identification Cases", Colorado Lawyer, February, 1988
  • "'Rules v. Approaches': Choosing a Choice-of Law Principle for Colorado", University of Colorado Law Review, Volume 46 No. 1

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • People v. Janes, 982 P.2d 300 (Colo. 1999)
  • White v. Adamek, 907 P.2d 735 (Colo. App. 1995)
  • United States v. Gillis, 942 F.2d 707 (10th Cir. 1991)
  • Neil v. Espinoza, 747 P.2d 1257 (Colo. 1987)
  • People v. Briggs, 709 P.2d 911 (Colo. 1985)
  • People v. Riley, 708 P.2d 1359 (Colo. 1985)
  • Espinoza v. O'Dell, 633 P.2d 455 (Colo. 1981)

Representative Clients:

  • The Estate of Jeffery Truax
  • Eagle Rancher Kathy Denson
  • Ex-Denver Police Officer James King
  • Income Realty mogul William Riley
  • Iranian Student Afshin Shariati
  • Former Green Beret Eugene Tafoya
  • Heavyweight Boxer Ron Lyle

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Briefed, argued and won a case before the United Staters Supreme Court, 1984

Educational Background:

  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, B.A., Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Honors: Pi Gamma Mu, Major: History, 1972

Industry Groups

  • ATLA
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • CTLA
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    Office Location for Scott Robinson

    1660 Lincoln Street
    Suite 2350
    Denver, CO 80264

    Phone: 303-573-3882

     

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    Last Updated: 3/9/2017

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