Craig Truman

Craig L. Truman, P.C.
1772 Platte Street, #200
2nd floor
Denver, CO 80202
303-595-8008
www.cltrumanlaw.com


Sole Practitioner, since 1985

Areas of Practice:

90% Criminal Trial Practice 10% Professional Responsibility

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Colorado, 1974 U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1974 U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1982 U.S. District Court District of Wyoming, 1985 U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1984 U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1985 U.S. Supreme Court, 1985

Education:

University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 1973 J.D. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, 1971 B.A. Major: History Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Throughout his career, Mr. Truman has always been in high demand as a speaker and teacher, and the following list represents only a small percentage of the total of his speaking and teaching engagements. 2012 Annual Training Conference, Colorado State Investigators' Association, 2012 Prosecutor on Trial: The Rule of Law or Unfettered Discretion, Colorado Bar Association CLE, 2012 Evidence for the Civil & Criminal Practitioner & Special Evidentiary Issues of Criminal Law, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2012 Ethics & Professionalism, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2012 Child Interview Training, Denver Children's Advocacy Center, 2012 Sentencing Considerations, Colorado State Judicial Department, New Judge Orientation and Training, 2011 - 2012 Faculty, Criminal Defense Program, Western Trial Advocacy Institute, Laramie, WY, 2002 - 2010 Preventing Legal Malpractice, Colorado Bar & Denver Bar Association CLE, 2010 Voir Dire Done Right, Colorado State Judicial Conference, 2009 2008 Christopher A. Miranda Advocacy Institute - Teaching the Art of Advocacy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2008 Child Interview Training, Denver Children's Advocacy Center, 2008 Defending Your Case: How to Think Like a Defense Attorney, International Association of Financial Crime Investigators Conference, 2008 District Attorney Training, Adams County District Attorney's Office, 2008 Investigation and Testifying for the Prosecution in Criminal Hearings, Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, 2008 Colorado Law Day Tribute, Adams/Broomfield Bar Association, 2008 Criminal Defense Clinic; Legal Ethics Symposium, University of Denver School of Law, 2003 - 2005 Adjunct Professor, University of Denver College of Law, 1986 - 2000 Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado School of Law, 1984 - 1985

Honors and Awards:

Best Lawyers in America, 1987 - 2013 Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2012 Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 1981 - 2013 University of Denver College of Law - Outstanding Ethical Conduct Award, 2004 Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1997 Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1996 First Annual Defender Service Excellence Award, National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 1982

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association, 1980 - Present Founding Member Colorado Bar Association, 1980 - Present Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1985 - Present Sustaining Member Colorado Bar Foundation, 2000 - Present Fellow Minoru Yasui Inn of Court, 1996 - Present

Past Employment Positions:

State of Colorado, Office of the Public Defender, Chief Deputy State Public Defender (Littleton), 1983 - 1985 Miller, Gray, Hale & Truman, Partner, 1982 - 1983 State of Colorado, Office of the Public Defender, Chief Deputy State Public Defender (Denver), 1978 - 1982 State of Colorado, Office of the Public Defender, Deputy State Public Defender - In Charge (Brighton), 1975 - 1978 State of Colorado, Office of the Public Defender, Deputy State Public Defender (Boulder), 1973 - 1975 University of Colorado School of Law, Legal Aid and Defender Program, Board of Directors and Senior Council, 1973 Boulder County Court, Chief Deputy Probation Officer, 1972