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