Scott Robinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

Scott H. Robinson, P.C.
 | 1660 Lincoln Street, Suite #2350
Denver, CO 80264
Phone: 303-573-3882
Fax: 303-861-0787
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Constitutional Law (10%),
  • Appellate (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
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 10%Constitutional Law
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Appeals


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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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    About Scott Robinson

    Admitted: 1975, Colorado

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • LawLine 9, 1998 - Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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


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

    Representative Clients:

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

    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

    Fax: 303-861-0787

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    Last Updated: 11/11/2020

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