Jennifer Robin Zimmerman

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Boulder, Colorado

Dolan + Zimmerman LLP
Jennifer Robin Zimmerman
Dolan + Zimmerman LLP

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2007

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Languages Spoken: English, French

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
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Dolan + Zimmerman LLP

2315 Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80304 Visit website


An attorney at Dolan + Zimmerman LLP, Jennifer Robin Zimmerman represents clients in Boulder, Colorado. Her focus areas include criminal defense, criminal domestic violence, criminal fraud, expungement, misdemeanors, felonies, traffic violations, sex offense, personal injury, car accidents, civil litigation and false accusations. With over a decade of experience, she has already earned the Outstanding Woman Graduate Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers.

Fluent in English and French, Ms. Zimmerman is admitted to practice in the state of Colorado and before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. She taught at Front Range Community College as an Adjunct Professor and continues to teach seminars on topics related to sex offender registry, search and seizure, and wage and hour litigation.

At Emory University, Ms. Zimmerman graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in international studies before moving on to law school. At the University of Colorado Law School, she was on the dean’s List and graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2007. Along with being a successful attorney, she is also a Board Member and Founder of the Boulder Burgundy Festival and owner of Boulder Wine Merchant.

Ms. Zimmerman is actively involved in the legal community. She is a member of the following legal organizations: the American Bar Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers, the Boulder County Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and the Colorado Bar Association. With a passion for the law and for giving back to the community, she volunteers with the Colorado High School Mock Trial.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Assault, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probation, Sex Offenses, Slip and Fall, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Family Law
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2007, Colorado

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Boulder Burgundy Festival, Secretary and Co-Founder Jennifer is a co-founder of the Boulder nonprofit Boulder Food and Wine Festival NFP, which operates as the Boulder Burgundy Festival.  The Boulder Burgundy Festival is an international festival of wine and food from the burgundy region in France and benefits local charities.
  • Co-Chair of Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Boulder Chapter
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2007 
  • Colorado, 2007
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2007 - 2011 
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2007 - 2011
  • Boulder Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Women's Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2017 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board Member, Boulder Burgundy Festival, Boulder Colorado
  • Co-chair of Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Boulder Chapter
  • Colorado High School Mock Trial, 2013 -2020
  • National Association of Women Lawyer's Outstanding Woman Graduate Award
Educational Background:
  • Emoty University, B.A., Major: International Studies , 2002
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Founding Partner, Dolan + Zimmerman LLP, 2019
  • Owner, Boulder Wine Merchant
  • Founder, Boulder Burgundy Festival 
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented to Colorado Criminal Defense Bar regarding driver's license and administrative issues realted to DUI and other criminal cases., Presenter, CLE: DOR Issues Related to Criminal Cases, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2021
  • Guest author of chapter 16, Guest Author, How to be a Lawyer: The Path from Law School to Success, Legal, 2022
  • Presenter at Colorado Criminal Defense Bar CLE on destruction of evidence and related issues in criminal cases., Presenter, Destruction of Evidence in Criminal Cases, CCDB CLE, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2020
  • Recent Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation, 2010 - 2010 
  • New Trends in the Law of Search and Seizure, Lorman, 2008 - 2008
  • Petitioning for Removal from the Colorado Sex Offender Registry, CCDB, 2009 - 2009
  • Appealing Administrative Findings of Child Abuse and the Trails Database, CCDB, 2010 - 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, Front Range Community College, 2011 to 2011
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Harte v. District Court, Routte County, 2013 WL 3808017, Colo., July 22, 2013, 2013
  • In Re: Harte, 337 P.3d 1232 (Colo. App. 2012), 2012

Office location for Jennifer Robin Zimmerman

2315 Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80304

Phone: 303-593-1874


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

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