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Creative and Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers in Colorado Springs

The team at James Newby Law provides aggressive representation against all criminal charges in Colorado Springs area courts. Whether you are facing misdemeanor, felony, or federal charges, you have a strong ally on your team. Contact us to get answers from the best team of criminal defense lawyers in Colorado Springs.

Researching Criminal Defense Lawyers in Colorado Springs?

Are you a good person that suddenly and unexpectedly is now searching through all the criminal defense lawyers in Colorado Springs?

Maybe you made a poor decision or had a lapse in judgment. Maybe you’ve been accused of a crime you didn’t commit.

And now you’re facing criminal charges.

You’re facing prosecutors whose job it is to see that you’re convicted.

You’re facing the Colorado Springs criminal justice system that can overwhelm you and leave you scared and confused about what is happening and what may happen next.

You’re facing catastrophic damage to your career, your reputation, and your relationships.

You’re facing the loss of your freedom and your future.

Your fight for freedom starts now!


Get your questions answered.


Three seasoned criminal attorneys with winning track records.


Former Colorado Springs prosecutors that know the system.


Free initial consultation.


We promptly return all phone calls.


Thousands of cases resolved.

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Amy Amsden
{Mr. Newby was professional and courteous. He answered all of my questions in a timely manner and was quick to return emails and phone calls. Highly recommend!
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Paul Waldon
{James Newby is simply the best lawyer in town. He answered all calls and was very helpful in every way. Thanks for being a good person and lawyer.
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Matthew Richardson
{Professional, responsive and very good quality service. The outcome of the case could not have been better.
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Jacob Gonsalves
{Great team to work with at James Newby Law, very efficient and to the point when handling your court proceedings. Optimal outcome for traffic tickets!
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Paul Smith
{Mr. Newby was incredibly helpful to me and my family! Thank you so much, Mr. Newby, for guiding us through the legal maze and getting us through a very stressful experience. I highly recommend James Newby Law!
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Jorge Jimenez
{James has been great since the first phone call. He explained throughout the process everything clearly, was there if I had any questions, and he helped me get through legal issues. I highly recommend if you are in search of an excellent and reputable lawyer!
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Olivia Bader
{After a long eight-month legal process my case ended in dismissal, which is all thanks to Spencer Slater. I am forever indebted to Spencer for his hard work and dedication toward my case. I can now move on to the next chapter of my life. Thank you for all your help!
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Robert Inks
{James was very communicative and realistic with expectations while handling my case. He was helpful with billing and helping me understand my options throughout the entire legal process. Everything went so well from start to finish. Could not have asked for a better result.
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DeAnn Finnie
{I had James and he help me in a time of need and fought his best when a public defender would not and my case was over with a few months after he joined.
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Heather Wright
{I have used James more than once and he is the best! He has always explained everything to me so that there are no surprises and is quick to respond to me if I have a question or need something. I tell anyone who asks me about James and his amazing service to me.


Fight your criminal charges.

You are innocent until proven guilty. Don’t get intimidated by the Colorado Springs criminal justice system, which is complex and overwhelming. We’re here to help. The team at James Newby Law offers experience, knowledge, and a relentless pursuit of truth to help you get the best possible outcome for your case.

Put our experience on your side.

From misdemeanors to felonies and everything in between, we have the experience and expertise you need in a criminal defense lawyer. Our criminal law firm is committed to personalized representation and will work hard to put our experience on your side. Let us help you today. The first step is easy, contact to schedule a free consultation.

Former prosecutor advantage.

Hiring an attorney who’s been a prosecutor gives you a key advantage. James Newby spent three years in the Colorado Springs District Attorney’s office and knows all of its judges, prosecutors, and police. He understands how to negotiate with local prosecutors for lesser charges or lighter consequences in plea agreements when it comes time for sentencing.

Get your questions answered for free.

We want to be the first voice you hear when you have a question about your case. That’s why we offer a free consultation so you can get the answers you need.  When you need a strong defense, we’re here for you 24/7.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of lawyer do I need for criminal charges?

You need a criminal defense lawyer to represent you if you are charged with either of the two categories of crimes: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are less serious charges which can result in less than a year of imprisonment or a fine. Felonies are the most serious crimes you can commit and have long jail or prison sentences, fines, or permanent loss of freedom. 

How much does a criminal defense lawyer cost?

Each criminal case is unique. Some can be resolved quickly while others may go all the way through a jury trial and beyond. While it is difficult to say how much a criminal defense lawyer will cost in your particular case, our focus on your protecting your freedom extends to providing exceptional criminal defense representation at a reasonable price.

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Do I need a lawyer for DUI in Colorado?

A DUI conviction in Colorado can cost you your freedom, your driving privileges, your future.  With so much on the line, you want to do everything possible to protect your freedom. The single best thing you can do is work with the best DUI attorneys in Colorado Springs.

How do I prepare for a domestic violence case?

The majority of domestic violence defendants are first-time offenders who have never been arrested before and are facing their first blush with the criminal justice system. Although it may seem very confusing, frustrating and stressful to go through the process many cases end with a dismissal of all charges.  Read How to fight domestic violence charges.

Meet Our Attorneys

James Newby

Managing Attorney

I got into law because of a deep-rooted passion for helping good people that may have made a poor choice that could have lasting consequences. 

Josh Lindley

Criminal Defense Attorney

I'm passionate about personal rights and freedom. I chose a career in criminal defense to help people get a fair shot at defending their freedom.

Spencer Slater

Criminal Defense Attorney

I believe people charged with a crime deserve an expert on their side. I chose criminal defense to advocate for those not able to speak for themselves.


We’ve Got Your Back

Unless you are willing to accept the maximum penalties, it is in your best interests to hire a qualified attorney to assist you with your criminal defense options.

A criminal defense law firm with DA prosector experience in Colorado Springs can help you explore your options, including a plea bargain or trial. No matter how bad the situation may seem, there are more ways to fight your charges than simply taking what prosecutors offer.

We know how to challenge an arrest and charges for any crime in court with case dismissal and plea bargaining negotiations that best suits our clients’ needs.

The smartest thing you can do right now is to meet with a team of experienced criminal defense lawyers in Colorado Springs. The call and initial consultation are free so you have nothing to lose. Schedule the call now.