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Meet Attorney Owen

Attorney David L. Owen, Jr.Attorney David L. Owen, Jr.

Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Denver and Surrounding Counties

I understand that the attorney you hire should be the attorney you speak and work with, not someone else. When you hire me, you meet with me, speak with me, and we work together.

Backed by 33 years of legal experience, proven results, and professional accolades, I protect the rights of individuals who have been criminally accused. When you choose to work with me and my team, you can rest easier knowing I am committed to the following:

  • I am available for immediate jail visits.
  • I provide free, initial 30-minute consultations.
  • I am available for same-day appointments.
  • I offer evening and weekend appointments.

For a no-charge consultation concerning felony or misdemeanor criminal charges in federal or Colorado courts, please contact me at (303) 622-3281.

My Legal Experience and Background

I began my legal career in Kansas City, Missouri, providing legal representation to individuals charged with violating criminal laws from misdemeanors to felonies in state and federal courts. From 1989-2007, I was an Assistant Federal Public Defender, rising to the position of First Assistant.

During my 18 years at the Federal Public Defender's office, I defended individuals charged with all types of crimes, including high-profile cases involving:

If you face criminal charges in Colorado, you will find few lawyers with more criminal defense experience than I have. I am a sole practitioner who handles only criminal cases.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2008
  • Missouri, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2008 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Student Government President
    • Major: Political Science

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Tough Defense Strategies for Tough Criminal Charges

  • Fight to reduce, dismiss, or acquit your charges.

  • Keep you informed of your case at all times.

  • Available for evening, weekend appointments and jail visits.

  • Former first assistant federal public defender.

  • Complimentary and confidential consultations.

  • Will travel to you to hear your side of the story