The Sherman & Howard Difference

Our Criminal Defense & White Collar Crime team has litigated more than 325 jury trials and cases in more than 18 states. Year after year, our lawyers are recognized as leaders in criminal defense. Members of our team have been selected for recognition in Best Lawyers in America, Colorado Super Lawyers, andLawyer of the Year, Criminal Defense & White Collar Crime” in Denver. They have served as president of the prestigious American Board of Criminal Lawyers and on the faculty of the National Criminal Defense College. A member of the team is a pioneer in the use of trial videos.

Through decades of trial experience, we have honed our skills in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of our clients’ positions and those of their prosecuting adversaries, in conducting pretrial investigations, selecting expert witnesses, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and determining the best courses of action. As a result, we have earned a reputation as skilled and effective client advocates.

Our Approach

We advise and defend our clients every step of the way, helping them evaluate their options, representing them in investigations, and defending them at trial and on appeal, when necessary. We pride ourselves on personalized service and discretion, and we build the strongest case possible based on the risks involved and our clients’ needs and goals.

Our lawyers have achieved remarkable results using videos at the preindictment, prepleading, trial, and sentencing stages of cases as well as through mediation and in settlement negotiations.

Services

Our team has guided clients through complex governmental investigation and has favorably resolved cases alleging a wide variety of crimes, including:

 

WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE

  • False Claims Act
  • Money laundering
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Anti-Kickback and Stark Act
  • Contractor fraud
  • Extortion
  • Theft of intellectual property
  • Internet crimes
  • Government contracts fraud and investigations
  • Bribery
  • Insider trading
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Securities fraud
  • Tax fraud and tax collections
  • Violations of federal regulations
  • Medical, legal, pharmacy, and insurance board disciplinary actions

 

OTHER CRIMINAL DEFENSE ACTIONS

  • Murder
  • Assault
  • Fraud
  • Theft
  • Perjury
  • Sex offenses
  • Drug possession and distribution
  • Serious traffic violations