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Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 75%
  2. Litigation: 15%
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%
  4. Appeals: 5%



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Law Office of Michael P. Gianelli, LLC

217 E. Seventh Avenue
Denver, CO, 80203


NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Support for Libyans During Time of NeedLibyan Community of Colorado2011
Outstanding Volunteer ServiceRocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network2011
Outstanding Contribution and Pro Bono ServiceSupreme Court of the State of Colorado2011
Outstanding Contribution and Pro Bono ServiceSupreme Court of the State of Colorado2010
Academic Merit ScholarshipCalifornia Western School of Law2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Michael P. Gianelli, LLC2011 - Present
AttorneyReynolds, Caronia, Gianelli et al., LLP2007 - 2010
Clerk / ExternU.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y., Hon. Raymond J. Dearie2006 - 2006
InternSan Diego District Attorney's Office (Cold Case Homicide Unit)2005 - 2005
InternLegal Aid Society (DV Clinic)2005 - 2005
New Listings and Marketing InternNew York Stock Exchange (NYSE)2001 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
West Washington Park Neighborhood AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)NMD Committee2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network Pro Bono AttorneyMember2011 - Present
Rhone-Brackett American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember Pro Bono Appellate Panel2011 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationImmigration Law Section2011 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Dupree v. Voorhees III, 891 N.Y.S. 2d 422 (2 Dept. 2009)Appellate court dismisses $285,000 malpractice claim brought against Michael Gianelli's client
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawMagna Cum LaudeJuris Doctor2007
Hamilton CollegeEconomics (Government Minor)BA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Rocky Mountain Immigration Law UpdateImmigration, Day Coordinator2012
YLD Practical Aspects of Practice and Hot Topics in the LawHanging Your Shingle: Essential Considerations for the Young Lawyer2011