Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing criminal charges is an intimidating and scary experience.  The outcome of your case can impact the rest of your life in ways that you have never imagined. When your future is on the line, you need to contact a dedicated criminal defense lawyer immediately to discuss your options.  Alaurice Tafoya-Modi is a Denver based attorney that has spent her career defending people in Colorado against criminal charges. Located in Denver and serving all counties including Denver County, Arapahoe County, Weld County, Jefferson County, Adams County, Boulder County, and Douglas County, she handles both Colorado state and Federal charges. Her experience, legal skills, and compassion make her a zealous courtroom advocate if you have been charged with any crime.  You can expect Mrs. Tafoya-Modi to thoroughly analyze and investigate your case, defend your rights, aggressively plea bargain your case and, if necessary, give you the best trial defense possible.

Felony or Misdemeanor

Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor, a felony or DUI, whether state charges or federal, you need an attorney who will fight hard for you.  Misdemeanors charges, which carry sentences of no more than one year in jail, are nevertheless serious charges.  Felony charges, which carry the potential for more than a year in jail can have permanent effects on your ability to find work, housing, and obtain government benefits.  DUI cases, while extremely common in Colorado are also quite complicated because they involve not only a criminal charge but an administrative charge in which you may lose your driver’s license.  If you have a Federal charge filed against you, there is a whole different set of skills needed as Federal Court has different procedures, and the stakes are even higher than in state court.

Strong trial skills are crucial, not only for when the day comes when you may take the biggest gamble of your life, a jury trial, but for every step of the way when the prosecutor knows they are gearing up against an experienced trial contender and decide to offer you a very favorable plea bargain instead. Mrs. Tafoya-Modi has extensive trial experience both in the Denver County Public Defender’s Office and in private practice defending people against all kinds of criminal charges.  She has defended people charged with misdemeanor offenses and First Degree Murder, and has handled high profile cases that received intense media scrutiny.  Mrs. Tafoya-Modi is a Denver criminal defense attorney who understands how to work through all of the complications that can arise, and will fiercely advocate for her clients at all stages of the process.  Call her at (303)813-1100 for your FREE CONSULTATION.