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James Fulton Stanley III

Criminal defense Attorney at Golden, CO

5.0   194 reviews

also known as Stanley Law Office

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  • Licensed for 40 years
    State CO
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    70%
    Felony and misdemeanor charges. Murder, Assault, Robbery, Domestic Violence, Violent Crime, Theft, Burglary, Embezelment, Arson, Weapons Crimes, Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, Drug Crimes, Welfare Fraud, all levels of crimes.

    39 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    30%
    DUI, Vehicular Assault, Vehicular Homicide, Reckless Driving & Major Traffic Offenses, License Revocation Hearings (DMV)

    39 years

35 YEARS EXPERIENCE CRIMINAL LAW, FORMER DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, AGGRESSIVE AND THOROUGH CRIMINAL DEFENSE, MANY SATISFIED CLIENTS, OVER 100 FIVE STAR REVIEWS

James Stanley has over 35 years’ experience in criminal and DUI law. He has handled thousands of criminal cases and has conducted over 150 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Stanley is a former Colorado Senior Deputy District Attorney. This background and experience provides a unique ability to effectively evaluate the merits of a criminal case, detect defects in police investigations, recognize when an individual's constitutional rights have been violated, discover procedural errors and make the right decisions on how to handle the case. These skills come from evaluating thousands of police investigations and preparing criminal and DUI cases for trial.

Mr. Stanley, with years of experience as a former senior prosecutor, has unique insight into what is involved with the decision-making process and analysis of a criminal prosecution. He has knowledge and understanding of how the criminal justice system works and uses what he has learned over many years to benefit his clients. Knowing how decision makers, the prosecutors and the judges, think and analyze a case provides a solid basis to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. He has extensive experience with every category of criminal offense, including Murder, Assault, Drug Offenses, Theft, Financial Crimes, Domestic Violence and DUI.

Mr. Stanley's law practice focuses on helping individuals accused of a crime or DUI in Colorado. His passion is to ensure that every step is taken, and every possible measure is used to achieve the best possible case outcome for his clients. To accomplish this, it is crucial that the prosecutor fully understands the total picture surrounding the facts of the case. This total picture is usually omitted when the police bring a case to the prosecutor. Mr. Stanley has developed a skill in identifying, developing and effectively presenting the aspects of a case that places his clients in the best possible light. Many of Mr. Stanley's clients have been falsely accused. When he takes on a case where the client has been falsely accused, Mr. Stanley works tirelessly to uncover what is missing in the police investigation and reveal the truth. Of course, each case is different and defensible to different degrees. Mr. Stanley's clients are consistently extremely satisfied with what he can accomplish for them.

Mr. Stanley's experience is not limited to the law. In addition to his legal training and extensive courtroom experience, Mr. Stanley has a diverse background, equipping him for problem solving, case fact analysis and the ability to easily relate to his clients as well as his opponents in the courtroom. Mr. Stanley believes a well-rounded person with varied life experiences is important to the successful pracice of law, which involves significant personal and human interaction. Mr. Stanley has a broad background of life experiences, including the following: Crewman on a helicopter search and rescue team with the U.S National Park Service, wild land firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Department of Interior, sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, with an Honorable Discharge and Professional forester in the Pacific Northwest for a major timber company.

​Mr. Stanley is known for his tenacity, attention to detail and requirement of a complete and comprehensive investigation on every case he accepts. When necessary, he employs only the most experienced and competent investigators. When he accepts a case, he will make it his mission to work tirelessly to uncover every aspect and nuance in the case to determine what makes it unique and what can lead to the best possible outcome for his clients.

A history of proven results from actual clients is the best test to base the decision on which lawyer to hire. You can view testimonials from Mr. Stanley's actual clients by clicking Client Testimonials, or you can view Mr. Stanley's client testimonials on the premier lawyer review website .

Mr. Stanley is licensed to practice law in Colorado State Courts (reg. #13475), the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice includes the entire front range area, including Jefferson, Denver, Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Douglas, Broomfield, Elbert, Gilpin, Kiowa, Larimer, Weld, Summit, Clear Creek, Park, Summit, Grand, El Paso, Eagle, Lake, Teller, Lakewood, Arvada and Golden. Mr. Stanley is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Client's Choice 2024,2023,2022,2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013
Client's Choice
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Member, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
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Location

Stanley Law Office
24928 Genesee Trail Rd.
Suite 100
Golden, CO, 80401

Reviews

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Client's Choice 2024
Client's Choice
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Posted by anonymous | November 3, 2021
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Top Notch Attorney and An Amazing Human Being
Jim is a very caring and compassionate human being not to mention an A+ attorney! I am very pleased with everything I learned from working with Jim Stanley Law and their professionalism and attention to detail is top notch. Jim will treat your case as his own and get you the best possible outcome for your case. He puts his heart into every aspect of the process and with has vast knowledge and experience of the legal system no doubt you will be in the best hands! Thank you Jim for all that you do!!!
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Posted by Jessica | September 19, 2020
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FELONY ASSAULT CASE DISMISSED
I was wrongly charged with a felony assault in Jefferson county. After speaking with several attorneys, I decided to entrust James Stanley with my case. He was very thorough in our initial consultation, where he explained in detail what he would do and what I could expect during the process. I was very impressed with his extensive experience within the court system and felt confident in his ability and expertise. He was in constant communication with updates about my case and he was always very quick to reply to any of my concerns. I am so thankful that I went to James because he went above and beyond to help me during this stressful time. James was able to achieve an incredible outcome in my case and was able to get my felony Assault charge with serious bodily injury dismissed in its entirety, which is very rare in Jefferson County! This District Attorney’s office is known for its tough stance prosecutors, who will attempt to squeeze some kind of conviction out of any case, but he put together a concise and effective argument outlining the defense in my case. He took a very aggressive approach with the prosecutor assigned to my case, which resulted in this complete dismissal. James Stanley is an expert attorney and well worth the cost. I am so grateful for all his hard work, thank you!
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Posted by Joe | March 7, 2018
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Top Notch Attorney that saved my life
I was charged with Assault in Denver. As a result of this criminal charge, I was living my life thinking I would have no future career, facing burdens of unemployment and finding places to live. Attorney James Stanley saved my life. His tedious, aggressive work saved me from a life of misery. The first thing that I noticed about Mr. Stanley was his communication. We spoke nearly every single day. He returned responded to every email, voicemail, and made sure that I was in the loop. Sometimes I was scared to read the emails because I feared I wouldn’t like what I read. Which leads me to another point, his honesty. While keeping me in the loop, he informed me of every single finding related to my case. Sometimes the findings were good and sometimes the findings were not so good, regardless he made sure I knew about everything and we discussed every single point. After my first conversation with Mr. Stanley, I could tell he was my best option. I felt comfort and trust with him, which from what I have heard can be hard to find in lawyers. Another great attribute about M. Stanley, is that he was relentless and has a tenacious work ethic. He explored every possible avenue of attack and defense on my case. We spoke about every possible outcome in my case whether it was good or bad. Due to his nonstop work and efforts, we were able to dissect the case and find numerous defects in the prosecution’s case. I appreciate the fact that Jim looked at every possible avenue we had. During my case and communications with Mr. Stanley, he went out of his way to have his staff reenact what happened to see if they could find anything that could be good or bad for my case. By doing this we were able to see where a jury might find certain avenues of belief or disbelief on each party. The fact that he went out of his way to do this was very comforting. It only added to the sense of comfort and confidence in his work and just showed me how much he cares about his clients. Mr. Stanley put together an amazing package of evidence and information to be presented to the courts and prosecuting attorney. Due to his efforts we were able to get my case dismissed after just one court date; this seems unheard of. Other lawyers I had spoke with about my case seemed skeptical of my story, the outcome, and me. Mr. Stanley took me in with open arms and I must repeat this; I think he saved me a life full of misery. I believe Mr. Stanley is top notch and I would recommend him to any person that ever needs a criminal defense lawyer. He will listen to you; he will give you the honest truth every step of the way even if you don’t like what you hear. You want someone who looks at the facts, someone that will use their experience to get you the best possible outcome, and that’s exactly what Mr. Stanley does. He doesn’t care about how big the payout is, he cares about you, your life, and your happiness. He will be there every step of the way to support you, guide you, and do his very best in making sure you get the best outcome possible. Words can’t really describe how good he is at what he does. He truly uses his intelligence, expertise, and experience in the art of dealing with criminal law and prosecuting attorneys. I just want to say thank you Jim. You really did save my life in so many ways, it would have taken a miracle to find success in this world as a working man if it hadn’t been for your work. Thank you, Joseph Brown
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Posted by Jerel | March 27, 2020
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FELONY DUI CASE DISMISSED AND DMV CASE DISMISSED
In September of 2019 my friend was pulled over and charged with a Felony DUI and other criminal charges. Along with losing her drivers license, she was also possibly facing a prison term and her probation being revoked in another case. After consulting with several attorneys, she decided to hire James Stanley. I became involved with the case when my friend needed a witness and testimony to support the evidence of her innocence! I spoke with Mr. Stanley, and right away from the start I noticed how attentive he was to detail and how involved he was in the case. I was impressed at the urgency he put into getting information quickly and then thoroughly investigating it. Mr. Stanley is confident, professional, courteous, astute, persistent, logical and he fights for his clients! Due to his diligence and relentless pursuit of justice for my friend, her felony DUI case was dismissed and the DMV case was dismissed as well. Everything was dismissed, as if it never happened! Mr. Stanley accomplished this after just one court appearance! It was an incredible outcome- thanks to Mr. Stanley’s expertise and persistence. If you feel the odds are stacked up against you legally, and you are being treated unfairly by the court system, then hire Mr. Stanley to be your criminal attorney. You will be in good hands!
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Posted by anonymous | March 27, 2024
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Amazing job
Mr. Jim Stanley did an amazing job with my case. He not only took the time to review everything but also communicated with me to make sure I knew what actions he was taking. I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome. He reviewed all aspects of the case and pointed out things that nobody else would have thought of. I am very grateful for his hard work. I highly recommend using Mr Stanley for your upcoming cases.
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Posted by Brian | March 22, 2024
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Excellent Job-Outcome Better Than Expected
I recently hired Jim Stanley as my attorney. He did an excellent job of handling my case and was able to use his legal experience to get me an outcome that was much better than anticipated. I would 100% recommend him if you are considering legal representation.
Posted by Walter | March 4, 2024
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Case Dismissed! Highly Recommend Jim Stanley
I can't say enough how invaluable it was to hire Jim as our attorney. With diligent and methodical mitigation, he was able to obtain a dismissal of our case. He is a very experienced attorney and knows the Jeffco court system very well. I highly recommend anyone to hire Jim for legal representation.
Posted by Mark | February 23, 2024
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Results Matter
My son was facing 12+ points, and James was able to work with the DA to get a more reasonable result.
Posted by Chad | February 21, 2024
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Life Saver, Miracle Worker !
Jim Achieved the Impossible Jim Stanley is the man! If you are so unfortunate to find yourself on the wrong side of the law (I was falsely accused of felony menacing while I was acting in self-defense by Jeffco Sheriff’s deputies) This and the other made-up charges would have ended my career and life as I know it! Jim was able to sort through the evidence, carefully put together a very comprehensive package to the DA's office and get me a complete dismissal! This is unheard of! Because of Jim's long-standing relationships that he has made in the DA's office and within the court system he was able to achieve the impossible. Jim was very thoughtful and compassionate with me through this very stressful time in my life. He is very responsive to phone calls and emails. He advocated for me every step of the way. I literally never stepped foot inside of a court room. Jim will fight for you and get you the best possible outcome for your case! If you need legal counsel, do yourself a favor and hire Jim! I am forever in his debt, Chad Miller
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Posted by anonymous | January 30, 2024
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You Will Be Glad if You Chose Mr. Stanley
Very recently our family needed the services of a competent lawyer. Mr. Jim Stanley offered such services. Mr. Stanley was in constant contact with us regarding our case. If we ever needed clarification regarding our case, Mr. Stanley returned our phone calls right away. He was diligent in his effort to connect with the DA in this case. It was through his persistence that he was able to speak to the DA who did not always respond to Mr. Stanley's calls. He persevered, and after four re-schedules of our case, Mr. Stanley succeeded. He was able to get the best outcome for our son and we are pleased with the results. I would highly recommend Mr. Stanley in times of family crisis. This event has been difficult for our entire family but Mr. Stanley persevered and got us the best outcome for our son. Do not hesitate if you or a friend need the competent services of an experienced lawyer. You will be glad you chose Mr. Stanley. I know our family did.
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Posted by Erika A. | December 20, 2023
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AMAZING OUTCOME! Misdemeanor case dismissed & sealed.
BEST! You're the most blessed and luckiest person ever to find Mr. Jim Stanley. ↓↓↓↓ At first, I have spoken few attorneys before contacting Mr. Stanley. He was the only person who showed me sympathy, was sincere and willing to help me. Just from the initial conversation, my gut was telling me that Mr. Stanley will help me. He is very understanding, competent, knowledgeable and respectable attorney. He has great communication, very responsive and answered all of my worries and questions. My case could not have been in any better hands than Mr. Stanley. No words can express my gratitude towards Mr. Stanley. I had a very difficult criminal case. I thought it would be a best possible outcome if I pleaded guilty and possibly have my record sealed in down the road. However, Mr. Stanley worked so hard on my case and was able to achieve such an amazing result. He identified my hardships and circumstances and presented a comprehensive mitigation argument for the DA. In fact, my case will be dropped and sealed in a very short period of time and I don't have to enter any type of plea once my case is completed, and I would not have any conviction at the end. I still can not believe that this is real. I am so so grateful to Mr. Stanley for saving me and giving me a second chance in this life. I highly highly recommend Mr. Stanley !
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Posted by Robert | December 15, 2023
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James Stanley Helped me so much!
I cannot express enough gratitude for the exceptional outcome achieved in my case. I faced a challenging situation, with the victim desiring prosecution, which made the path to success seemingly improbable. However, with unwavering dedication, my attorney, Jim, went above and beyond to secure a remarkable result. My case will be entirely dismissed and sealed. This outcome reflects not only the attorney's legal prowess but also their commitment to their clients' well-being. They meticulously prepared a compelling mitigation argument for the District Attorney, complete with compelling video presentations. What truly set them apart was their unrelenting pursuit of justice. They persistently engaged with the assigned prosecutor, presenting additional arguments until the desired outcome was achieved. Jim displayed an exceptional level of dedication, legal expertise, and relentless advocacy that turned the tide in my case. I am eternally grateful for their outstanding efforts, which have paved the way for a brighter future.
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Posted by Dave | December 5, 2023
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Best Lawyer
Jim was excellent! Always pleasant to interact with and very clear to communicate with. I think he got me the best outcome imaginable for my challenging situation. From what I heard in group discussions when other people talked about their lawyers it seems that mine was way better in every way. I honestly think he is the best lawyer available in this area. He gave me a list of preliminary actions to take that helped my case a whole lot and he did a practice conversation with me about what it would be like to talk with the judge. He even gave me feedback that boosted my confidence! I couldn’t have asked for more! Thank you so much Jim!!!
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Posted by Harry | August 4, 2023
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Exceptional Representation
Jim provided exceptional representation for a DUI citation. His communication and preparation throughout the entire proceeding was excellent. Jim was able to achieve a far better outcome than expected through a well-prepared mitigation argument and sentencing memorandum. We would not hesitate to recommend or use Jim’s services if needed.
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Posted by anonymous | August 3, 2023
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Outstanding Attorney
My case was completely dismissed. I did not have to make a plea of any kind on the case and I did not have to appear physically in court. Jim worked hard to achieve this incredible outcome for me. Communication with Jim was exceptional. He kept me informed at every step and I was copied on all communication with the court. I highly recommend Jim if you are in need of an outstanding defense attorney.
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Posted by Alan | August 2, 2023
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The Consummate Professional
Jim is the consummate professional. My situation was complicated with a depressing "minimum sentencing" outlook and a high probability of losing my job as well as losing my driving privilege for two years. His decades of prior experience as a District Attorney allowed him to effectively coordinate with the court to have my charges significantly reduced! Three out of the four charges were summarily dismissed. The legal advice he provided me prior to appearing in court insured the minimum sentence possible, work release during incarceration (to keep my job) and the ability to apply for reinstatement of my driver's license after only 30 days. I certainly don't plan on needing legal assistance in the future but if I should, Jim will be my first call.
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Posted by anonymous | July 26, 2023
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Fantastic & Highly Recommend
James was fantastic and kept us well informed throughout the different stages of the process. We feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with James and highly recommend his services.
Posted by anonymous | June 27, 2023
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Consummate Professional
Mr. Stanley is the consummate professional and provides proactive counsel. Due to his proactive and detailed counsel, he helped me achieve an incredibly favorable outcome. When it was necessary, he took the time to get to know me as a person, which got us on the same page and paved the way for effective communication. He was very responsive whenever I reached out and trusted in him throughout the process. Highly recommend Mr. Stanley should you ever be seeking counsel and am grateful to have chosen him. He made it an easy choice after the initial consultation call.
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Posted by Lou | June 21, 2023
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Amazing Lawyer-Excellent Result
Attorney Jim Stanley was amazing. He worked really hard to achieve an excellent result. He answered all of our questions along the way and his calm manner was very reassuring. Jim has a great knowledge of the courts, the processes and the people involved. The result that he obtained far exceeded our expectations. Thank you Jim we are truly grateful for all your efforts.
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Posted by anonymous | June 9, 2023
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Miracle Worker
Jim got my DV case completely dismissed and sealed in twelve months. It was a miracle. He convinced the DA to dismiss the DV assault charge and reduce it to a Petty Offense, Disorderly Conduct. He repeatedly contacted the Deputy District Attorney assigned to my case to achieve an amazing outcome in my case. I am extremely busy so I had minimal contact with him, yet he was still able to do all of this without it being time consuming or interfering with my work schedule. Whenever I DID contact him, he replied within an hour. The first time we spoke during my free consultation, he looked up my case and knew the judge and DA, was professional, and did not make me feel uncomfortable speaking about my case details. I knew after that conversation on a Friday night (well after business hours), that I would choose him. This was my first time working with a lawyer or having a court case against me and he walked me through the whole process and explained everything to me clearly, as I was clueless about how everything worked. If you're looking for a lawyer, look no further. I've never heard of anyone with this charge achieve a better outcome. Exceptional doesn't begin to describe him.
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Cost

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

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • James F stanley, Attorney At Law
  • 2012 - Present
  • Senior Trial Lawyer
  • Jefferson County Colorado District Attorney's Office
  • 1984 - 2012
  • Prosecutor Intern
  • City Of Phoenix Prosecutor's Office
  • 1983 - 1983
  • Professional Forester
  • Champion International Corporation
  • 1979 - 1980
  • Professional Forester
  • U.S. Dept. of Interior
  • 1978 - 1978
  • Fire/Rescue
  • U.S. Dept. Interior, National Park Service
  • 1976 - 1977
  • Sergeant
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • 1971 - 1975
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Education

  • Arizona State University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Arizona State University College of Business Administration
  • course work
  • 1981
  • Northern Arizona University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1978

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Assault Case, Jefferson County
  • Case Dismissed in its Entirety
  • Child Abuse Case, Jefferson County
  • Case Dismissed in its Entirety
  • Assault Case, Denver County
  • Case Dismissed in its Entirety
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Associations

  • Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - Present
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2018 - 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Nation's Top One Percent
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2015
  • Client/Peer Review Rating Distinguished, 4.4 out of 5.0
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Administration of Justice, Law
  • Colorado Peace Officer Standards & Training Board
  • 1992
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Northern Arizona University
  • 1978
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Speaking Engagements

  • Colorado District Attorneys Association
  • PowerPoint Presentations For Jury Trials
  • 2008
  • Red Rocks Community College
  • 5th Amendment (Miranda) Law
  • 1993

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (19)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. I'm a lawyer in Connecticut. A local client needed a referral for a DWI arrest in Colorado. Very fortunately we found Jim Stanley. He won the DMV hearing even though the facts were not all that favorable and he negotiated a plea to avoid loss of license. I was involved as intermediary. Jim was readily available to me and the client. The results could not have been better. I heartily recommend Jim."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Jim is one of the hardest working and most detailed lawyer I know. I would trust him to represent a family member or close friend. His skills have been sharpened over many years of successful practice."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've worked with Jim for many years, first as a felony prosecutor and now on my side as a criminal defense attorney. I have great respect for his knowledge of the law and fairness that he brought to prosecuting my clients. He was always a man of his word, and that is not universal in our profession. Now as a criminal defense attorney, he brings a huge advantage to his clients as he knows the inside of the opposition, how they think and work, and can turn that to his clients' benefit. He also has excellent knowledge of the law, much more so than the average prosecutor, which again only works to the benefit of his defense clients. I recommend Jim highly."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have practiced on the other side of the courtroom during Jim's tenure as a felony prosecutor of the Jefferson County, Colorado, Office of the District Attorney. I can say that at that time Jim was a formidable opponent who prosecuted cases fairly and ethically. Now that Jim has been practicing criminal defense law, I can see that he is investing the same degree of care, knowledge and proficiency he invested as a prosecutor in each criminal case he defends. I have been thoroughly impressed with the dedication and resourcefulness he invests in the defense of his clients who face pending criminal charges. His defense to say the least is vigorous and thorough. Jim is one of the best criminal defense lawyers I have known in my seventeen years of practice as a criminal defense lawyer, and of course, I would enthusiastically and without reservation recommend Jim to anyone facing charges. He is what I call a top-drawer attorney. Peter D. Larato Attorney at Law"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Jim Stanley is a terrific litigator and person. As a former prosecutor, he has unique insight into the criminal justice system, perspective that he uses to the great benefit of his clients. He is a highly effective negotiator who can persuade even the toughest of DAs to treat his clients fairly, and he is fully capable of trying even the most difficult of cases. I heartily recommend him to anyone seeking top-notch legal counsel in a criminal case."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Jim for many years, and always found him to be a smart, thorough and ethical lawyer. He was a prosecutor for many years and was always pleasant and fair in his dealings with me. He is compassionate about his clients and about the justice system and its problems, and will do his utmost for every client."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 02
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"JIm has recently left the world of prosecution and entered the world of private practice. I've known him since my fledgling days in the Jefferson County DA's office over 16 years ago. Recently, I've managed to have several cases against him when he was a prosecutor. I have always found Jim to be passionate about his cases while open minded about resolution. He is a strong advocate for his clients and always prepared for court. He has managed some of the largest dockets in the state and his trial practice is paramount."
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