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Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer

V. Iyer

(Former Successful Prosecutor and CPA)



If you want
Honest, Vigorous, Ethical, Aggressive, and Skilled Criminal Defense
Representation at reasonable fees and an attorney who looks out for your best
interests, then look no further. As a skilled Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer,
I am committed to providing each client with the best possible legal
representation. I have established an impressive record representing clients in
Denver, surrounding communities, Colorado Springs, and throughout the state.


Practice Areas:

Criminal Defense (All City, State &
Federal Courts in Colorado)

DUI and DWAI Defense (Drunk Driving Defense)

Juvenile Criminal Defense

Child Welfare Defense ( Child Abuse and Neglect Defense)

Domestic Violence Defense

All Felonies and Misdemeanor Defense

As a first generation immigrant
and a naturalized U.S. Citizen, I fully understand the peculiar difficulties,
concerns and anxieties of immigrants (legal or illegal). I do not judge you
based on your immigration status; but do realize that you have different
concerns and needs than U.S. citizens. In order to avoid unintentional or
accidental possible negative immigration consequences to our clients, the Iyer
Law Office adopts a helpful policy to inquire into our client’s immigration
status in order to avoid irreversible negative immigration consequences
including deportation or denial of U.S. Citizenship.


No case or matter is too small
for my Firm. Call me immediately if you have been arrested or are under
investigation for any of the following criminal offenses:

  • Criminal Law (Colorado State
    and Federal)

  • DUI and DWAI

  • Domestic Violence

  • Drug Crimes

  • Juvenile Crimes and Dependency and Neglect

  • All Misdemeanors and Felonies

  • All Traffic cases

  • Crimes Against the Person

  • Crimes Against Property

  • Crimes Involving Fraud

My professional philosophy and
credo has always been that the most important and only factor that really
matters, in EVERY CASE, is the CLIENT'S BEST INTEREST. As a former Colorado
State Deputy District Attorney, I understand and work with the prosecution (but
always protecting your rights and interests) to secure the best possible
resolution to your case. I will provide you with my best legal advice and
judgment; but you are in ultimate control of your case. You decide whether to
take the plea offer or to challenge the accusations at trial. Whichever course
you choose, I provide knowledgeable, vigorous defense, working VERY HARD, at


Prior to establishing my own law
office in January 2005, I was a Deputy District Attorney in Colorado for about three years. As a
prosecutor, I successfully prosecuted thousands in County and District Courts.
I have conducted ovder hundreds of jury and Bench (Judge) trials and
thousands of pre-trial and all types of motions hearings.  

Therefore, I have ACTUAL TRIAL
EXPERIENCE. I understand how the criminal justice system works. As a skilled
Denver Criminal Lawyer, I use this special knowledge and experience to walk and
guide you through the labyrinth of the Criminal Justice System in a
user-friendly, courteous and respectful manner.


Unlike some criminal defense
attorneys, my Firm will always assist you during all stages of the criminal
justice system including Bail Bonding, Bail Reduction, and the pre-arrest
process. I will always move the Court to either release you on a PERSONAL
RECOGNIZANCE BOND (you are out of jail on your signature) or to reduce any bond
to an affordable and reasonable amount. Your freedom is always my FIRST


I will always work very hard and smart to protect your
rights, promote your interests and to achieve the best possible outcome and
resolution in a cost-effective and efficient manner

If you have been accused of a
crime, the decisions you make now can literally affect the rest of your life.
The strength of your defense should be assessed by an attorney who fully
understands the unique facts of your case and who knows how the law applies to
your circumstances. Only then can you make the critical decisions that will
protect your future. As a skilled Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney, I have
extensive experience helping people make these important decisions.

Iyer Law Office schedules
appointments convenient to you because we care. You, the client, ALWAYS COME
FIRST. For your convenience, we schedule appointments even on weekends and
holidays, and we provide our clients with a cell phone number to reach us 24/7.
We are ready to serve you whenever you are in need. It is our business and mission to serve your needs.


If you or someone you know in
Denver, Colorado Springs or throughout Colorado needs the assistance of an
experienced Denver Criminal Lawyer, call Attorney V. Iyer today at 303 337 0473, or fax (720 382-1974) or email
us  ( to
schedule your free consultation.


For more information including our success stories and client testimonials visit our website at:


Languages spoken: Hindi, Tamil, English

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    14 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    14 years, 300 cases
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    14 years, 150 cases
  4. Child Abuse: 10%
    14 years, 150 cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Iyer Law Office, LLC

DUI Defense Lawyers
1565 Franklin St
Denver, CO, 80218



WYAuthorized to practice law200508/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in ColoradoAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Dean's ListWashburn University School of Law2001
Dean's ListWashburn University School of Law2000
Dean's ListWashburn University School of Law1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Advocate-in-ChiefIYER LAW OFFICE, LLC2009 - Present
Deputy District Attorney16th Judicial District Attorney's Office, Colorado2002 - 2005
InternCity of Aurora Attorney's Office2001 - 2001
InternDenver District Attorney's Office2001 - 2001
Tax ConsultantWMA Tax Consultants1994 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysFounding Member2015 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesTop 100 Colorado Lawyers2015 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 Trial Lawyer Colorado2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAudit Committee Member2009 - Present
Trial Lawyers' CollegeGraduate2008 - Present
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenMember2006 - Present
Wyoming State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of ColoradoMember2005 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Colorado v. JOM"NOT GUILTY" Criminal Conspiracy to commit Murder
State of Colorado v. P.M.Your Case is Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado SentencingBrief Overview of Sentencing in Colorado2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Virginia Law SchoolTrial AdvocacyN/A2015
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law SchoolDUI Defense LawN/A2014
Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College in WyomingGraduate I Trial SkillsGraduate Program 12011
Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College in WyomingGraduate II Trial SkillsGradute Program II2011
National College for Criminal Defense AttorneysCriminal Defense Trial SkillsCriminal Defense Attorneys' Trial Skills2009
Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers' College in WyomingTrial SkillsTrial Lawyers' College Trial skills2008
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyJuvenile Law Trial SkillsTrial Skill for Juvenile Defense Attorneys2007
Colorado District Attorney's CouncilTrial skills for District AttorenysTrial Skills (Prosecution)2002
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Colorado Board of AccountancyAccountingCertified Public Accountant1995
National Tax InstituteFederal TaxesTax Level 11995
Institute of Bank AuditorsBank InvestigationsChartered Bank Auditor1991
Institute of Management AccountantsManagement AccountingCertified Management Accountant1991
Institute of Internal AuditorsInternal AuditingCertified Bank Auditor1990
University of MumbaiCost Accounting and EconomicsMaster's of Commerce1977
Institute of Chartered Accountants of IndiaAccounting and AuditingChartered Accountant1977
University of MumbaiAccounting and AuditingBachelor's of Commerce1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Community College of DenverCriminal Law2014
Law CLEJuvenile Law in Colorado2013
Kiwanis Group in LittletonOur Courts - Colorado - A Civil Case the Process2013
Colorado Investigators AssociationValue Added Investigations from a Lawyer's Perspective2007