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Experienced Colorado Litigator

Attorney Scott Jurdem • Jurdem, LLC

Our Mission:

Law as a profession

To provide the absolute and best possible representation to every client

Excellence as the goal

With over 30 years of experience, attorney Scott Jurdem is one of the foremost trial lawyers in Colorado. When you need a civil or criminal litigator, turn to the experience and professionalism of Jurdem, LLC.


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Contact info

820 Pearl Street, Suite H
Boulder, CO, 80302

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    38 years


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NYCurrently registered 198003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2016
ListedBest Lawyers in America2016
MemberAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2016
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyer2009
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2008
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerColorado Super Lawyers2006
Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2006
AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentJurdem LLC2008 - Present
PartnerBuchanan Jurdem & Cederberg PC2000 - 2008
PartnerBuchanan Jurdem & Zulauf PC1993 - 2000
PartnerBranney, Hillyard, Kudla & Jurdem1988 - 1993
Director, Denver Regional OfficeColorado State Public Defender1983 - 1988
Office HeadColorado Springs, Colorado, Office of the Public Defender1982 - 1983
Senior Trial DeputyGolden, Colorado, Office of the Public Defender,1977 - 1982
Deputy State Public DefenderFort Collins, Colorado, Office of the Public Defender1977 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Criminal Defense BarMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife MemberN/A
Boulder County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
U.S. District Court, District of ColoradoCriminal Justice Act Panel AttorneyN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
August 2010 Summit CountyNot Guilty
March 5, 2009 Auto Accident Personal InjuryJury verdict $2,602,294.90
Plaintiff RC v. O. On December 8, 2011Jury awarded a judgment in Jefferson County $940,483 plus interest
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
State University of New York, BinghamtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Criminal Justice Act TrainingRelentless Pursuit and Destruction of Conspiracy Theory in Trial Court2010
Criminal Justice Act TrainingDebunking the Myth of Firearms/Toolmark Identification2009
NORML Aspen Legal SeminarReasonable Doubt in Voir Dire & Opening Statement2008