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Joseph Ellis Jestus

Criminal defense Attorney at Denver, CO

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  • Licensed for 7 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2016
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Se habla español. Denver criminal defense attorney Joseph Jestus began his career as a deputy public defender in Greeley, Colorado. As lead attorney in several felony and misdemeanor trials, Joseph mastered courtroom advocacy. He is also a seasoned negotiator, able to achieve charge reductions or dismissals for most of his clients without a trial.

Joseph earned his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he earned placement on the Moot Court Honor Society, Criminal Defense Clinic, Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic, and Suspension Representation Project. He earned his B.A. from Villanova.

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Location

Colorado Legal Defense Group
4047 Tejon Street
Denver, CO, 80211
Colorado Legal Defense Group - Colorado Springs office
102 Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Colorado Legal Defense Group - Greeley office
821 9th Street
Greeley, CO, 80631
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Colorado Legal Defense Group
  • 2020 - Present
  • Deputy Public Defender
  • Colorado State Public Defender
  • 2017 - 2020
  • Legal Intern
  • Queens Law Associates
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Student representative
  • Cardozo Criminal Defense Clinic
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Legal Intern
  • Queens Law Associates
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Student representative
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Legal Intern
  • Tennessee District Attorney's Office, 13th District
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Student representative
  • Student Representation Project
  • 2013 - 2014
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Education

  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2016
  • Villanova University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Langfan Oratory Competition - 3rd place
  • Yeshiva University
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (5)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Our Colorado office is so lucky to have Joseph. He's a dedicated and tireless advocate."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph is a massive asset to CLDG. He does everything to get our clients the best resolution possible."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"So glad Joseph is in our Colorado office!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph is as kind as he is competent. A great lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph is a born attorney. He genuinely cares about his clients, and he fights his hardest for their rights."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph brings his brilliance, kindness, and creativity to each of his cases."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Aug 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I hire only the best. Joseph Jestus is proof of that. Terrific attorney and our clients love him."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph is competent, compassionate, and creative. Excellent attorney and welcome part of our team."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph brings tremendous experience to our firm. Our clients are in capable hands."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joseph is a huge asset to Colorado Legal Defense Group. He's both a skilled negotiator and litigator."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Deputy public defenders make the best private criminal defense attorneys. Case in point, Joseph."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"So excited that Joseph joined the Denver office. He's as talented as they come!"
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Denver Criminal defense Lawyer Joseph Ellis Jestus
Joseph Ellis Jestus
Criminal defense Attorney
Denver, CO
Licensed for 7 years
Free Consultation