RechtKornfeld is proud to announce that Abe Hutt has joined the firm as its newest Shareholder.
Abe Hutt has been a trial lawyer in Denver since 1984. He handles criminal, civil and administrative cases, including professional license matters, although his primary emphasis has been on criminal defense. He has represented clients in the trial courts of all of Colorado's 22 judicial districts, as well as the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for Colorado. He has represented attorneys, teachers, physicians, nurses, veterinarians, pilots, dentists, stock brokers and real estate brokers in disciplinary proceedings concerning their professional licenses. He succesfully defended the writer Hunter S. Thompson on DUI and assault charges, and won dismissal of all charges against a City of Aspen building inspector charged with criminal homicide following the carbon monoxide poisoning of a family of 4.. He has defended criminal cases for elected district attorneys, judges, public defenders and other public officials. He has won acquittals or dismissals in cases of first degree murder, sexual assualt, distribution of drugs, child abuse, embezzlement and DUI. He has negotiated favorable plea bargains in every kind of criminal case from capital murder to speeding tickets.
He is a frequent teacher on the subject of trial tactics and DUI defense, at both the University of Denver and University of Colorado Schools of Law, as a member of the faculty of the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia and as a frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education Seminars throughout the United States. He is ranked among the top 75 all time best speakers by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Lectures and Publications. Cross Examination, National Criminal Defense College, Advanced Cross Examination Program; Cross Examining Police Officers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,; Cross Examining on Roadside Sobriety Tests, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, NACDL, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 50 Ways to Win a Motor Vehicle Hearing, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2007, 2009, 2011,2013,2016; Jury Selection Techniques, Wisconsin Public Defender’s Office, NACDL, CCDB. CLE lecturer on DUI defense, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Annual Trial Practice Institute. Co-author: "Colorado County Court Judge's DUI Benchbook," 1990 - 2016 Annual Survey of Colorado Law, CLE, Inc. Author: "DUI-DMV Update".
Faculty: National Criminal Defense College; University of Denver School of Law, Advanced Trial Practice, Advanced Criminal Procedure and Student Law Office. Lectures: Cross Examination, National Criminal Defense College, Advanced Cross Examination Program; Cross Examining Police Officers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2007, 2011; 50 Ways to Win a Motor Vehicle Hearing, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2007, 2009, 2011; CLE lecturer on DUI defense, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Annual Trial Practice Institute. Co-author: "Colorado County Court Judge's DUI Benchbook," 1990 - 2011 Annual Survey of Colorado Law, CLE, Inc. Author: "DUI-DMV Update".
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Selected to Super Lawyers every year since its inception 2006-2017 Selected by Peers as Best DUI lawyer in Colorado 2010: Law Week Colorado Listed by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as one of its Top 75 All Time Best Speakers.
Defense of People Accused of Crimes DUI and Driver's License Defense Professional License Defense Commercial Litigation
Colorado, 1984 U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1984
Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1980 University of Southern California, J.D., 1984
Associations & memberships
Colorado Bar Association Doyle Award for Excellenc in CLE Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (Life Member) Policy Committee Colorado Supreme Court Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee, 1994 - 2012 Colorado Legislature Interagency Task Force on Drunk Driving Denver Bar Association American Civil Liberties Union National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers