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Kent J. Leier is a former Deputy District Attorney that now represents those accused of crimes.  He has received the presigous AV rating from Martindale Hubble which is awarded to less that 4% of all attorneys and he has been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 criminal defense attorneys in Colorado.

Mr. Leier began his legal career as an attorney for Colorado Legal Services. During his tenure with Colorado Legal Services, he represented citizens throughout all of Northern Colorado in divorce cases, highly contentious child custody disputes, and all other areas pertaining solely to family law.

After working for Colorado Legal Services, Mr. Leier served as a prosecutor for the Weld County District Attorney’s Office. As a County Court prosecutor, he successfully handled thousands of DUI cases, Driving Under Revocation cases, assaults, domestic violence cases, and traffic violations. As a District Court prosecutor, he handled thousands of drug cases; ranging from simple possession to distribution. Mr. Leier has also had the honor of serving as a member on the Weld County Drug Court treatment team. Over the course of his career, he has handled every type of criminal case from speeding to 1st Degree Murder. He believes his experience as a prosecutor gives his clients an edge because he can communicate effectively with the prosecution to get the best possible outcome for his clients.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Violent Crime: 20%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Speeding Ticket: 5%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Leier Law Office, LLC

110 E Oak St Ste 220
Fort Collins, CO, 80524-7164


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers in ColoradoThe American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Superb RatingAvvo2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Outstanding Dedication to Indigent PopulationMontana Legal ServicesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyThe Leier Law Office, LLC2013 - Present
Deputy District AttorneyWeld County District Attorney's Office2007 - 2013
Legal InternColorado Legal Services2005 - 2005
AttorneyColorado Legal Services2005 - 2007
Legal InternMontana Legal Services2004 - 2005
Legal InternMissoula County Attorney's Office2004 - 2005
Legal InternRocky Mountain Elk Foundation2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Larimer County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Volunteer BoardBoard Member2013 - Present
Larimer County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Fort Collins Land Conservation and Stewardship BoardBoard Member2012 - Present
Denver Bar Association, Metro Volunteer LawyersVolunteer Attorney2008 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Access to Justice CommissionBoard Member2005 - 2012
Weld County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Too Many to ListSuccessful
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
United States Department of Justice Trial Techniques SchoolN/AGraduate2008
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyN/AGraduate2007
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of North DakotaN/ABachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sigma Phi Epsilon Member EducationLaw Enforcement Contact2013
Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity Member EducationLaw Enforcement Contact2013