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Elvin L Gentry

Elvin L Gentry

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, General Practice, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime, Juvenile

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    41 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. General Practice: 10%
    45 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Juvenile: 5%
    41 years, 100 cases
  4. White Collar Crime: 5%
    41 years, 50 cases
  5. DUI & DWI: 5%
    35 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Mr. Gentry is a highly skilled attorney in his field of practice. Mr. Gentry is extremely knowledgeable about criminal law and is deeply committed to representing his clients. Mr. Gentry conducts himself in a very professional manner. He advocates zealously for his clients. If I ever found myself in need of a criminal attorney, I would choose no other.


    Bridgette Kaczmarek Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

421 South Tejon Street, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903



ILNot Authorized To Practice Law197008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Trial LawyerSprings Magazine1987
Certificate of ProfessionalismColorado Bar AssociationN/A
Certificate of Appreciation10th Special Forces AssociationN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Special Prosecutor10th Judicial District1975 - 1975
N/APrivate practice1974 - Present
Instructor of Police SciencePikes Peak Community College1972 - 1978
Assistant District AttorneyEl Paso County District Attorney's Office1970 - 1974


Association NamePosition NameDuration
El Paso County Bar AssociationPresident1996 - 1997
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Bar FoundationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Litigation SocietyFellowN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. ValenzuelaDefendant acquitted
People v. OwenCase dismissed after two hung juries
People v. OrebaughDefendant acquitted

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ColoradoLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
Western Reserve UniversityN/AMA - Masters1962
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1960