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Patterson S. Weaver III

Patterson S. Weaver III

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  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Probate ...
  • Colorado
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Jeremy Loew
Jeremy Loew July 6, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Patterson is thorough and smart I believe he always looks out for the best entrance of his clients
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Patterson Weaver is an experienced trial attorney dedicated to providing his clients with first-class personalized service and excellent outcomes.

As a former felony prosecutor, Mr. Weaver tried cases ranging from DUIs to felony Crime of Violence cases, with an outstanding rate of success. While a County Court prosecutor, Patterson became one of the few attorneys in the state of Colorado to try and win an evidentiary “Shreck” hearing on the admissibility of Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) testimony. For his efforts, the Pikes Peak Region DUI Taskforce gave him the “Complex Prosecution Award." More recently, Mr. Weaver has earned a Superb rating from AVVO and accolades from a number of professional organizations including the Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Mr. Weaver utilizes his experience as a tough former prosecutor to effectively and passionately defend clients in all manner of criminal cases, including DUIs, domestic violence cases, misdemeanors, and felonies. Since founding his own firm, Patterson Weaver Law, Mr. Weaver has expanded his practice areas to include probate litigation and personal injury. Mr. Weaver has successfully litigated several multi-million dollar probate litigations.

Patterson Weaver Law’s core mission statement is “We Help People.” To meet that mission, Patterson Weaver and his staff endeavor to treat every client with respect, empathy, and compassion, while working to achieve superior outcomes.

Mr. Weaver offers free initial consultations in all of his practice areas, and would be honored to discuss with you how he can help with your situation.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Juvenile Law
Video Conferencing
  • Google Meet
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  • Zoom
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fee arrangements available on Personal Injury representations as well as appropriate Probate Litigation / Will Contests (on a case-by-case basis).
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable rates. Most criminal cases are flat-fee. Basic probate representations are hourly.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 41224
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U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Peakstone Law Group, LLC
- Current
Peakstone Law Group, LLC
Gasper Law Group
Felony Prosecutor
4th Judicial District Attorney's Office
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. (2009) | Law
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Duquesne University
M.S.Ed. (2002) | Education
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.A. (2001) | Political Science
Minors in Economics & Religious Studies
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Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
10.0 Superb Rating
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
2014, 2015
Best Probate Lawyers in Colorado Springs
Lawyer of Distinction
Lawyers of Distinction
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 10 Criminal Law Attorney for Colorado
American Jurist Institute
Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers Under 40 in the State of Colorado
The American Society of Legal Advocates
10 Best Under 40 - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
A+ Accredited Business Rating
Better Business Bureau
Complex Prosecution Award
Pikes Peak Regaion DUI Taskforce
Awarded the Complex Prosecution Award for preparing and trying a Shreck hearing on the admissibility of Drug Recognition Expert testimony in Colorado. The transcript from the hearing and the resulting order are still regularly provided to young Deputy District Attorneys as a model for the issue.
Most Outstanding Barrister
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Professional Associations
Colorado Bar Association
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El Paso County Bar Association
- Current
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American Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
What Should I Do After Being Charged with a Crime?
The legal blog of Patterson Weaver Law
Speaking Engagements
The Criminality of Padding Hours with Employers, Interview--Portions Broadcast
Websites & Blogs
Patterson S. Weaver's Website Profile
Peakstone Law Group, LLC Website
Peakstone Law Group, LLC Blog
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. I just went to trial on on a crimail case and was found guilty by a 6 man jury. Is that correct or is it 12 ?
A: In Colorado, juries in misdemeanor cases are 6 people. Juries in felony cases get the full 12 jurors. If your case was a misdemeanor case 6 jurors would be the norm.
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Peakstone Law Group, LLC
5475 Tech Center Drive
Suite 210
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Telephone: (719) 264-9858
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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