Joe Maher stands ready to help good people in difficult times.
Joe served three deployments in Iraq as Marine Corps Platoon Commander and Company Commander during his military service from 2002 to 2009. Joe led a rifle platoon in Fallujah in 2004 and 2005. He led a company in counterinsurgency operations along the Iraqi/Syrian border in 2008. The Marine Corps Association named Joe the 2008 Chambers award winner for leadership.
Joe graduated from University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2012. In law school he earned the STLA outstanding advocate award, the Hartje objective writing award, and the Reese persuasive writing award.
Joe served as an El Paso County prosecutor from 2012 to 2016. He was appointed to a leadership role on the county court team where he mentored and trained other county court prosecutors. In this role, Joe gained significant trial experience in Driving Under the Influence and Domestic Violence cases. Joe was awarded the 2013 county court "Trial Hound" award.
As a felony prosecutor, Joe tried major felony jury trials including vehicular homicide, first degree assault, attempted murder, aggravated robbery, drug distribution, and stalking. Joe was a member of the vehicular homicide team and represented the office on the El Paso County veterans court team.
Joe is thankful for his wife and sons. He enjoys being a husband and father, physical exercise, and advocating for veterans. In addition to his law practice, Joe provides executive management for his family's cattle ranch.