Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer & Denver DUI Attorney
Criminal Lawyer Jacob E. Martinez, Esq.
Jacob E. Martinez is a Denver native who earned his undergraduate degree from The Colorado College and his Juris Doctorate from The University of Colorado. Having dedicated well over a decade to his legal career, Mr. Martinez is a strong, knowledgeable, and committed advocate for his clients. Indeed, he is the smart choice at a time that matters most.
Prior to founding The Law Office of Jacob E. Martinez, in 2014, Mr. Martinez spent six years with another of Denver’s highly-respected criminal defense law firms. While at that firm, Mr. Martinez learned the skills necessary to be a top flight Denver criminal defense attorney. Mr. Martinez continues this tradition of excellence through his work at The Law Office of Jacob E. Martinez. Since starting The Law Office of Jacob E. Martinez, Mr. Martinez has earned a multitude of great client outcomes and professional accomplishments. Mr. Martinez has used this client-focused success to add quality attorneys to expand his philosophy of top quality criminal defense representation.
Mr. Martinez is a respected and skilled Colorado criminal defense and DUI attorney. He has achieved numerous dismissals — including not guilty verdicts at serious jury trials — and mitigated outcomes for his clients in his years of practice. Mr. Martinez’s outstanding results have spanned all types of cases — from misdemeanors to felonies, DUIs to domestic violence cases, economic crimes to violent offenses, and all types in between. At the commencement of each case, his primary focus is on determining a path to dismissal. Where that is possible, he works tenaciously to that end. Where that may not be possible, his goal remains to secure the best outcome for his clients.
Mr. Martinez is passionate about defending the rights of his clients. It is this passion that sparked his choice to devote his career to representing the criminally accused. He is committed to giving a voice to those facing difficult situations — a quality which has been widely recognized by the legal community, as well as by his many satisfied clients.
In every case he defends, Mr. Martinez exhibits the same compassion, determination, and enthusiasm for which he has been recognized by his peers and clients.
Mr. Martinez understands that not everyone charged with a crime is guilty. Further, he believes that just because someone may have had a temporary lapse in judgment, or may have made an uncharacteristic mistake, it does not mean the person deserves harsh treatment or a criminal conviction. He believes it is his responsibility to present to prosecutors, courts, and juries the best case possible in order to maximize the likelihood of a favorable outcome, minimize any potential negative consequences, and give his clients the best opportunity to move forward in life unscarred by a sometimes harsh and unforgiving legal system.
If you are charged with a criminal offense in the state of Colorado, Mr. Martinez is the smart choice for a strong defense. Contact him today to discuss your case.
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