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Yes, there is a Denver area (including Boulder) attorney you can talk to, who understands what you want, who is interested in you and your business, who promptly returns your phone calls and emails, and who knows how to get results. You have found that attorney. IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR DUI, YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY. We are dedicated to DUI defense and will work with you on payments. It is free to fill out our interview form, it is free to call and talk to us and it is free to come in and meet.


Who is Jim Forslund?


    * He is a member in good standing with the National College of DUI Defense, 1997-2006.

    * He holds the highest learning honors (a Phi Beta Kappa Key) from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a degree with Distinction in Mathematics.

    * In addition to his law degree (Juris Doctor), he also has a Masters of Divinity) from the Iliff School of Theology, Denver.

    * He has been helping people save their licensees and their freedom for over 18 years.

    * He is admitted to practice before both Colorado and the Federal Courts and is a member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.

    * He was in the Army Security Agency, receiving extensive training in electronics, and held two security clearances. He spent 21 month at the 177th ASA Company in Korea.

    * He spends over 20 hours per month researching the latest cases, legal treatises, scientific literature, and articles on the subject of drunk driving defense allowing him to be on the cutting edge of DUI defense at all times..

    * He graduated from the University of Denver Law School in 1979 and was admitted to the Colorado Bar in that same year. Many attorneys must take the bar exam more than one time to pass

    * He has never been disciplined by the State Bar.

    * He is doggedly independent, and believes in challenging everything for his clients' defense to be successful.

    * As a matter of course, he is ready to fight your case by bombarding the District Attorney with extensive pre-trial motions, demonstrative evidence, photographs, witness testimony, videos, defense experts, essential cross-examination of the prosecution's witnesses, and, of course, your testimony.

    * Clients come from across Colorado and from other states to retain his services. He focuses on cases in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, and Jefferson counties. Mr. Pareja covers Larimer and Weld counties

    * DUI Help Member 



Languages spoken: Swedish

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  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    37 years, 5 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Trayson Nicholas Stephany

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim Forslund provides exceptional DUI defense. Have known Jim for almost 7 years. Reasonable rates for quality work.


    Trayson Stephany Criminal defense Attorney
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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


    John O'Brien Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

3780 South Broadway
Englewood, CO, 80113-3612


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Office of James C. Forslund1984 - Present
U.S. AttorneyOffice of District Counsel Denver VA1981 - 1984
AttorneyRobinson & Robinson1979 - 1981
Veteran's Benefit CounselorUs Veterans Administration1976 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Deuce DefendersMember2013 - Present
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember1997 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. TaylorNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado DUI - Colorado Drunk Driving DefenseWhat happens after a DUI/DWAI arrest in Colorado?N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1979
University of Colorado - BoulderN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Iliff School of TheologyN/AMasters of DivinityN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Palladium Auto ShowDUI Defense2007