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Andrew James Peters

also known as Andrew Peters

About me

Attorney Andrew Peters is a founding partner in the firm, Peters & Nolan and specializes in DUI, Criminal defense, personal injury and wrongful death cases.  Mr. Peters has handled thousands of criminal cases with experience on everything from DUI's to white collar crimes, and complex murder cases.  Mr. Peters is a former Mesa County Prosecutor, giving him a unique insight into the tendencies of certain offers, the strengths and weakness of the various prosecutors, and the type of things that the judges want to hear.  Mr. Peters has taught criminology and Criminal Justice to students at Colorado Mesa University as well as lecturing on the subject through Colorado.  


Mr. Peters has worked extensively in the civil area representing individuals, families and corporations that have been injured, killed or wrongs.  Prior to founding the law firm of Peters & Nolan and working in the District Attorney's Office, he also worked as a class action plaintiff's attorney for a large cilvi firm in San Diego, California.


When Mr. Peters is not fighting for his clients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, biking, kayaking, and skiing.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    2 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    2 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 30%
    2 years



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Payment types:

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    I cannot think of a anyone I would rather have standing next to me and speaking on my behalf if I ever found myself facing any kind of criminal charge, especially if it is likely to proceed to a jury trial.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

851 Grand Ave
Grand Junction, CO, 81501

Peters & Nolan, LLC

851 Grand Ave.
Grand Junction, CO, 81501



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 4.2 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Distinguished achievementUniversity of San Diego1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPeters & Nolan, LLC2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
California County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Mesa County Criminal Defense BarN/AN/A
Mesa County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Colorado State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
University of Edinburgh, ScotlandComparative Legal StudiesN/AN/A