Shannon D. Roy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denver, CO

Roy Law Firm, LLC
 | 201 Steele St, Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 720-515-2973
Fax: 303-484-7974
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

The founder of her own law firm based in Denver, Shannon D. Roy focuses her practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, providing representation to people throughout the state of Colorado who have been accused of the commission of felony or misdemeanor offenses. Ms. Roy has been able to obtain successful results for her clients, through dismissals, bench and jury acquittals, and through the negotiation of favorable plea bargain agreements with the prosecution, and her colleagues have taken notice. She has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and she has also received an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

Ms. Roy has extensive experience in constructing effective defense strategies against a wide variety of charges. The cases that she has worked on have included domestic violence, white collar crimes covered by the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act and other statutes, burglary, drug possession and distribution, weapons violations, sex crimes, assault, kidnapping, murder, and driving under the influence. Admitted to practice before all Colorado state courts, Ms. Roy is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Majoring in criminal justice, Ms. Roy attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for her undergraduate studies, and she received a bachelor's degree in 2006. She then went on to pursue a legal education at the University of La Verne College of Law in Southern California and clerked for the Riverside County District Attorney's Office before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2011. A member of several legal organizations, Ms. Roy was an associate at a Denver criminal defense firm before opening her own firm in 2017.

Practice Areas
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Criminal Defense (100%)


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Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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About Shannon Roy

Admitted: 2011, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys for Top Ten Attorneys for Client Satisfaction
  • Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017
  • Named as Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the field of Criminal defense in 2016 and 2017 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
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Office Location for Shannon D. Roy

201 Steele St
Suite 210
Denver, CO 80206

Phone: 720-515-2973

Fax: 303-484-7974

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Last Updated: 10/22/2019

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