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Martin Stuart


McDermott Stuart & Ward
140 E. 19th Ave., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203

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Martin Stuart is one of the most respected criminal defense lawyers in Colorado. He proudly began his career as a Colorado State Public Defender and has continued to dedicate his work to defending the rights of citizens accused of crimes. Martin has had tremendous success representing individuals, professionals, and corporations in state and federal courts against allegations of serious crimes. Clients choose to work with Martin not only because of his vast experience and vigorous representation but also because of the personal guidance he provides to his clients and their families through situations that can feel overwhelming and confusing.

Martin has tried well over 100 jury trials involving serious crimes such as sexual assault, murder, white-collar crimes, violent crimes, and drug conspiracies. His results include countless not-guilty verdicts secured on behalf of his clients. As a leading criminal defense lawyer, he has testified multiple times as an expert witness in ineffective assistance of counsel cases.

Martin is a former Colorado Criminal Defense Bar president, an organization with over 1,000 attorney members. He was appointed to the Governor’s Sentencing Commission’s Task Force on Incarceration and was the Chair of the Colorado Bar Association Criminal Law section. Martin’s criminal defense law practice is award-winning. In addition to being named in 5280 Magazine’s Denver’s Top Lawyers, he is consistently listed in the Best Lawyers in America and Colorado Super Lawyers in Colorado criminal defense practice areas.

Martin Stuart provides free and confidential consultations and is taking cases involving federal criminal charges and Colorado state court felonies.

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