Luke W. McConnell

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Denver, Colorado

Mulligan Breit McConnell, LLC
Luke W. McConnell
Mulligan Breit McConnell, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Civil rights; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2008

Education: University of Oregon School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
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Mulligan Breit McConnell, LLC

475 W. 12th Ave
Suite D
Denver, CO 80204 Visit website


Attorney Luke W. McConnell is a partner with the Mulligan Breit McConnell, LLC, law firm in Denver, Colorado. Nationally recognized as a leading trial advocate, Mr. McConnell devotes his practice to protecting the rights and liberties of those facing serious criminal charges as well as those who experienced a violation of their civil rights or suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. McConnell has achieved notable success representing the accused throughout all stages of the criminal process. A former deputy public defender with the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, he has gained invaluable insight into the state's criminal justice system, which allows him to devise the most effective strategies possible, significantly increasing the odds of his clients achieving the favorable results they expect and deserve.

In civil procedures, Mr. McConnell is equally effective, and he has helped recover many substantial settlements and awards for those dealing with civil rights and personal injury litigation involving a wide range of disputes and conflicts. In all cases, Mr. McConnell is fully committed to fighting against large, powerful corporations and government entities, and he has successfully tried 90 jury trials to verdict.

A 2004 graduate of Whittier College, Mr. McConnell attended the University of Oregon School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. The Colorado Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. McConnell served with the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender for nearly five years before entering private practice.

Active in his legal community, Mr. McConnell is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and the Faculty of Federal Advocates. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and service, he holds a high rating from Avvo, and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the country's Top 40 Under 40 for criminal defense in 2017.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Civil rights

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, False accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex offenses, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, Police misconduct, Discrimination

  • 60% Criminal defense
  • 40% Civil rights

First Admitted: 2008, Colorado

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
  • Association of Federal Court practitioners.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates
Educational Background:
  • Whittier College, Department Award, Philosophy, B.A.
  • This is a designation for Luke McConnell's practice in Criminal Law, which is awarded to top lawyers under 40 years of age in Colorado. , Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Faculty Of Federal Advocates

Office location for Luke W. McConnell

475 W. 12th Ave
Suite D
Denver, CO 80204

Phone: 303-295-1500


2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

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