Kent J. Leier founded The Leier Law Office with the goal of providing experienced and compassionate legal representation. He prides himself on his trial experience and courtroom presence and he is ready and willing to go to trial when justice demands it.
Mr. Leier began his legal career as an attorney for Colorado Legal Services. During his tenure with Colorado Legal Services, he represented citizens throughout all of Northern Colorado in divorce cases, highly contentious child custody disputes, and all other areas pertaining solely to family law.
After working for Colorado Legal Services, Mr. Leier served as a prosecutor for the Weld County District Attorney’s Office. As a County Court prosecutor, he successfully handled thousands of DUI cases, Driving Under Revocation cases, assaults, domestic violence cases, and traffic violations. As a District Court prosecutor, he handled thousands of drug cases; ranging from simple possession to distribution. Mr. Leier has also had the honor of serving as a member on the Weld County Drug Court treatment team. Over the course of his career, he has handled every type of criminal case from speeding to 1st Degree Murder. He believes his experience as a prosecutor gives his clients an edge because he can communicate effectively with the prosecution to get the best possible outcome for his clients.
Licensed since 2005
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Kent is a very dedicated, trustworthy and ethical lawyer. I admire his knowledge of the criminal law, rules of criminal procedure and rules of evidence. I highly recommend Kent if you or a family member need an experienced attorney in Northern Colorado.
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I worked with Kent Leier for over four years as a district attorney. I was always impressed with his handle on the law and his performance in the courtroom. Kent was one of the office's most reliable and qualitative attorneys. I would trust Kent to represent me without question. His professionalism and skill are exceptional and his dedication to his job is admirable.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Colorado||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Outstanding Dedication to Indigent Population||Montana Legal Services||N/A|
|Managing Attorney||The Leier Law Office, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Weld County District Attorney's Office||2007 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Colorado Legal Services||2005 - 2005|
|Attorney||Colorado Legal Services||2005 - 2007|
|Legal Intern||Montana Legal Services||2004 - 2005|
|Legal Intern||Missoula County Attorney's Office||2004 - 2005|
|Legal Intern||Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation||2003 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Larimer County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Volunteer Board||Board Member||2013 - Present|
|Larimer County Criminal Defense Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Member||2013 - Present|
|Fort Collins Land Conservation and Stewardship Board||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Denver Bar Association, Metro Volunteer Lawyers||Volunteer Attorney||2008 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association, Access to Justice Commission||Board Member||2005 - 2012|
|Weld County Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2008|
|United States Department of Justice Trial Techniques School||N/A||Graduate||2008|
|National Institute for Trial Advocacy||N/A||Graduate||2007|
|University of Montana School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of North Dakota||N/A||Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Sigma Phi Epsilon Member Education||Law Enforcement Contact||2013|
|Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity Member Education||Law Enforcement Contact||2013|