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Ryan Henry Esplin

  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI ...
  • Colorado
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • German: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
The Law Office of James W. Giese, P.C.
Associate attorney handling criminal, DUI, divorce, and custody cases. Also a contract attorney for the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel.
Deputy Public Defender
Colorado State Public Defender
Trial attorney for the Public Defender Office in Grand Junction, Colorado. Represented indigent clients during pretrial, trial, and posttrial matters. Regularly appeared in court for docket matters, providency hearings, sentencing hearings, and bond arguments. Litigated motions hearings and preliminary hearings. Represented clients in court and jury trials in county, juvenile, and district court.
Law Student Intern
Colorado State Public Defender
Worked as a law student intern at Public Defender Office while studying and preparing for the bar examination. Handled county court case load.
Law Clerk
Lancaster County Public Defender Office
Law clerk for Public Defender Office in Lincoln, Nebraska. Drafted and researched legal issues, assisted the mental health docket, drafted appeals
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Honors: Juris Doctorate degree with Distinction
Activities: Nebraska Law Review, Environmental Law Society
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Southern Utah University
B.A. | History
Honors: Dean's List, Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
- Current
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Mesa County Pro Bono Project
Board Member
- Current
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Colorado Bar Association
- Current
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Mesa County Bar Association
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
The Law Office of James W. Giese, P.C.
Contact & Map
2139 N. 12th Street, Suite 10
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Telephone: (970) 245-9227
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