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Matthew Haltzman

Matthew Haltzman

Experienced, Super Lawyers Rated Fort Collins Attorney
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming
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Frederick Long
Reviewed by Frederick Long November 27, 2019
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Matt not only has the personality and attributes to be a very effective attorney, but also has the drive to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients. In short, he is a fantastic advocate for his clients and I would highly recommend him to any prospective client.
Reviewed by K. Yates August 31, 2021
Matthew is a consummate professional!!
Our son was involved in a very serious accident, with very serious implications. Words cannot describe how thankful we are to have had Matthew in our corner! He offered extreme expertise/knowledge and a calm, reassuring demeanor throughout our time working with him. Matthew drastically improved the outcome of our son's case and for this, we cannot be more appreciative!! If you are ever in need of an amazing Lawyer, and outstanding Law Firm, we highly recommend Matthew and the Haltzman Law Firm!!
Reviewed by Quae H. May 11, 2021
Haltmen law firm is definately the best in the area.
Haltzman law firm represented me on a pretty serious traffic ticket, speeding in a construction zone, and his result were outstanding! Def would recommend Matt to anyone. I also would like to say, that as a transgender person dealing with constant discrimination, such as purposeful misgendering, Matt was an amazing ally on that front consistently correcting the court for me. He also took my mental illness into account and made sure to do his best to assist me and help me along the way. I thought that was worthwhile to share for any of the trans and or neurodivergent community looking for a lawyer who cares in this area.
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Haltzman Law Firm is located one block from the Larimer County Courthouse in Fort Collins. Matthew A. Haltzman, the founder of Haltzman Law Firm, P.C. concentrates in DUI, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury. Matthew was selected as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star for 2019 and 2020. He was also named a “Top 40 Under 40” attorney by the National Trial Lawyers and is Lead Counsel verified in criminal law and civil Litigation. He is currently serving as the President of the Larimer County Bar Association (YLD).

Matthew spent the early years of his career working in government, including the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Office. Matthew worked for the United States Attorney’s Office, Capital Crimes Unit, in the District of Puerto Rico, where he assisted the United States government in the prosecution of violent felons and offenders. Matthew also served as a SLIP prosecuting attorney with the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Wyoming. As a SLIP prosecuting attorney Matthew obtained a “Confidential” level national security clearance and practiced federal criminal prosecution in Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Prior to working for the United States Attorney’s Office Matthew served as a judicial law extern to the Honorable Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Middle District

Since being admitted to the Colorado Bar, Matthew has successfully represented hundreds of plaintiffs in personal injury, trucking and automobile cases in Colorado and in the Western United States. Matthew also dedicates a considerable amount of his practice towards defending clients charged with crimes in Federal and State Courts. Prior to founding Haltzman Law Firm, P.C. Matthew practiced federal complex civil litigation with a national law firm in Cheyenne, Wyoming and spent four years after that as a trial attorney for a well established personal injury litigation firm.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
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Alaska Bar Association
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10th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Haltzman Law Firm
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Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
B.C.L. (2014) | Comparative Legal Studies
Honors: Cum Laude
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Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D. (2014)
Honors: Cum Laude
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (2010) | History and Political Science, Double Major
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Judge Conrad L. Ball Award Finalist
Larimer County Commisioners
Each spring the Conrad L. Ball Award is given, in the Judges memory, to a recipient who has significantly contributed toward improving the quality of criminal justice in the County.
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Lead Counsel Verified
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Colorado State Bar
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Wyoming State Bar
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Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
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American Bar Association
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Haltzman Law Firm
204 Maple Street Suite 101
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Telephone: (970) 692-3440
Monday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Closed
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