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About Me

Patrick Ridley specializes in white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, non-white collar criminal defense and the defense of professionals.  He is the managing partner of the Denver law firm of Ridley, McGreevy and Winocur, P.C.


Practice Areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 50%
    3 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    3 years
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 20%
    3 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • David Harmon Greenberg

    This attorney is highly ethical, very experienced, staunch advocate for his clients, and is passionate about criminal defense and the rights of the accused. I highly recommend this attorney.


    David Greenberg Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Patrick. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Ridley McGreevy & Winocur PC

303 16th Street, Ste 200
Denver, CO, 80202



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2012
Non-White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
White Collar Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2012
Top 100 Lawyers In ColoradoSuper Lawyers2012
Best Defense VerdictsColorado Law Week2012
White CollarColorado Super Lawyers2011
Top 50 Lawyers in ColoradoColorado Super Lawyers2011
Non-White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2011
White Collar Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2011
White Collar Criminal DefenseColorado Super Lawyers2010
White Collar Criminal DefenseColorado Super Lawyers2009
Top 50 Lawyers in ColoradoColorado Super Lawyers2009
White Collar Criminal DefenseColorado Super Lawyers2008
Criminal DefenseColorado Super Lawyers2007
Criminal DefenseColorado Super Lawyers2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerRidley, McGreevy & Winocur, PC2006 - Present
PartnerRichilano & Ridley, PC1997 - 2005
Deputy Public DefenderColorado State Public Defender1994 - 1997
AttorneyCoghill & Goodspeed, PC1988 - 1994
Law Clerk to Justice William EricksonColorado Supreme Court1987 - 1988
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court of Colorado CJA Standing CommitteeChair2010 - Present
American Bar Association Rocky Mountain White Collar CommitteeChairman2008 - 2009
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationPresident2005 - 2006
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2003 - 2006
Faculty of Federal AdvocatesMember2000 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - 2006
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of CourtMember1987 - 2000
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePauw UniversityN/AN/AN/A
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A