Gene A. Ciancio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C.
 | 1660 Lincoln St, Suite 2000
Denver, CO 80264
Phone: 303-451-0300
Fax: 303-464-8000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

With nearly 45 years of legal experience, attorney Gene A. Ciancio is a shareholder of Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., in Broomfield, Colorado. Representing clients in almost all major areas of law, the firm has developed a reputation as a reliable legal resource in Denver's North Metro area.

As co-leader of the law firm's Litigation Group, Mr. Ciancio's areas of practice include:Criminal and Civil Law

Criminal law
General civil litigation
Personal injury law
Wrongful death
Liquor licensing issues

Mr. Ciancio was born and raised in the Denver area, and he has practiced law there for most of his career. Along with his inclusion in Super Lawyers, he has earned the AV Preeminent peer review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating. He was also awarded the 2013 Best of the Best - Attorney award by the Colorado Community Media, nominated for the Primo Award of Excellence: Attorney of the Year Award, and he earned the Access Housing Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2008.

Mr. Ciancio has also been a member of several Denver-area organizations, some of which include:

Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (1997-Present)
Member of the Judicial Performance Commission, 17th Judicial District Chairman (2006-Present)
Adams County Drug Court, Advisory Committee (2012-Present)
Key Fundraiser for the Community Reach Center
Westminster Legacy Foundation Board Member (2008-2010)
President, Board of Directors, Adams Community Mental Health Center (1990-1993)
Board of Directors, Adams Community Mental Health Center (1980-1984)
City of Thornton Municipal Court Judge (1979-1995)
President of Board, Adams County Mental Health Foundation (1979-1985)
Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association (1976-1977)
Vice President of the Adams County Bar Association (1973-1974); president (1975-1976)

Mr. Ciancio was admitted to the Colorado Bar Association in 1972, after earning his JD from the University of Denver in 1971 and his BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1969.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (80%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Administrative Law (10%)

Criminal Defense (80%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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

Administrative Law (10%): Licensing

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Licensing

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

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About Gene Ciancio

Admitted: 1972, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.colo-law.com/Attorneys/Gene-A-Ciancio.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Highest possible rating (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell®, known as the "Lawyers Dictionary".
  • Named to the Colorado Super Lawyers list, 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015. Named 2013 Best of the Best – Attorney by the Colorado Community Media Publications, 2013. Nominated for the Primo Award of Excellence: Attorney of the Year Award, 2012. Access Housing Humanitarian of the Year Award, 2008.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, Adams County Bar Association, 1973 - 1974
  • Member, Judicial Selection Commission for the Seventeenth Judicial District, 1976 - 1982
  • President, Adams/Broomfield Bar Association, 1976
  • Member, Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association, 1976 - 1977
  • Adams County Drug Court, Advisory Committee, 2012-Present
  • Adams County Judicial Selection Committee, 1976-1982
  • Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association, 1978 - 1980
  • Chairman, Election Campaign to approve a new Justice Center for the 17th Judicial District, 1991 - 1998
  • President, Adams County Bar Association, 1975 - 1976
  • Admitted to Colorado Bar in 1972
  • Member, Denver Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Metropolitan Football Stadium District, 1997 - Present
  • President, Board of Directors, Community Reach Center, 1990 - 1993
  • Member of the Judicial Performance Commission, 17th Judicial District (Chairman), 2006 - 2014
  • Key fundraiser for the Community Reach Center
  • President of Board, Community Reach Center Foundation, 1979 - 1985
  • The Ciancio family has been involved in raising funds for the local mental health center. We have raised in excess of $5,000,000. Access Housing is a shelter for homeless families with children. My family has been involved and worked with AH for over 20 years.
  • Board Member, Westminster Legacy Foundation, 2008 - 2010
  • Board of Directors, Community Reach Center, 1980 - 1984

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.A., 1969

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Law
  • Liquor Law
  • Litigation
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Office Location for Gene A. Ciancio

1660 Lincoln St
Suite 2000
Denver, CO 80264

Phone: 303-451-0300

Fax: 303-464-8000

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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