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Mr. H. Michael Steinberg

Law Office of H. Michael Steinberg
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Colorado
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Summary

Former Career Senior Deputy District Attorney - Prosecutor for Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, the largest jurisdiction in Colorado. 13 years as a Colorado Arapahoe - Douglas County Senior Career Trial District Attorney - the last 22 years as a Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer. I have specialized in Colorado Criminal Law for over 35 years. I have been in a courtroom nearly every one of those days - almost every single day.

I have handled tens of thousands of cases over the last three plus decades and I love what I do. Whether you need a heart surgeon, an excellent mechanic, or a criminal defense lawyer in Colorado - there is no substitute for a lifetime of experience. None.

I now put my life's experience to work for my clients who are charged in the Colorado Criminal Courts... Please page me 24-7 at 303-543-4433 - or in emergencies - 720-220-2277...call my cell...

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • WebEx
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Typically a flat fee based on Colorado averages for similar criminal defense - reasonable and fair fee structure.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
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Law Office of H. Michael Steinberg
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H. Michael Steinberg has been a Colorado criminal law specialist attorney for 30 years (as of 2012). For the first 13 years of his career, he was an Arapahoe - Douglas County District Attorney Senior prosecutor. In 1999 he formed his own law firm for the defense of Colorado criminal cases. In addition to handling tens of thousands of cases in the criminal trial courts of Colorado, he has written hundreds of articles regarding the practice of Colorado criminal law and frequently provides legal analysis on radio and television, appearing on the Fox News Channel, CNN and Various National and Local Newspapers and Radio Stations. Please call him at your convenience at 720-220-2277.
Assistant Attorney General
State of Colorado, Criminal Enforcement Section
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Deputy District Attorney
Arapahoe Douglas County District Attorney's Office
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Education
University of Oregon School of Law
J.D. (1982) | Law
Honors: Graduated Top 10% of the class
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A. (1978) | Legal Studies
Honors: Graduated With Honors - cum laude 3.75 GPA
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Awards
Distinguished
Martindale-Hubbel Lawyers Service
Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
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Better Business Bureau
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Arapahoe County Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Colorado State Bar  # 12943
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Ongoing instuctor Constitutional Law, Search and Seizure, Report Writing snd Courtroom Testimony , Adjunct Lecturer to Colorado Sheriff POST Academy.
2001
Certifications
Superlawyer
Thompson Reuters
Legal Answers
65 Questions Answered

Q. can I reverse my plea of guilty
A: It is possible to withdraw your plea but it is difficult and requires the filing of a motion and a hearing. There are different legal standards if the motion precedes or follows sentencing. They are complex standards and do not lend well to this kind of question answer format. Contact a qualified criminal defense lawyer for a consult. Quickly!
Q. If we are not legally required in Colorado to speak to police/open the door, how can a warrant be issued
A: You are conflating two different issues. Law enforcement has no obligation to question a suspect before requesting a warrant based upon evidence developed in an investigation. Quite often the police will not question the target of that Investigstion for a variety of reasons and while you are correct that you do not have to open a door unless the police have a search warrant - there is no prohibition on the side of law enforcement for proceeding with the prosecution of criminal charges based on what they have. The two are separate issues.
Q. Can I be pulled over for having a quarter sized hole in my tail light?
A: In my opinion yes. The traffic offense is called “defective vehicle” and it can be the basis for a traffic stop as a rear light cannot be broken.
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Law Office of H. Michael Steinberg
5445 DTC Pkwy Penthouse 4
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Telephone: (303) 627-7777
Cell: (720) 220-2277
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