Dan Recht is an experienced trial lawyer who has been successfully defending the criminally accused and Constitutional Rights in Colorado for over 25 years. Dan began his career as a Colorado State Public Defender and is a nationally recognized expert on criminal law, the First Amendment and Constitutional Law in general.
Dan has tried over 100 jury trials in federal and state courts, including successfully defending assaults, sexual assaults, homicides, drug cases, white collar crimes, domestic violence, frauds, DUI’s, and disciplinary matters for professionals and students. Click “media” for some articles regarding his cases.
Dan was included in every edition of Best Lawyers in America since 2006. He is also annually listed in 5280 Magazine as a Colorado Super Lawyer. He has had the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell, “AV Preeminent”, for over twenty straight years.
A frequent legal commentator, Dan regularly is interviewed by the Denver Post, CNN, FOX News, National Public Radio, the CBS Evening News, Nightline, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, and local Denver television stations. Click “media” for a sampling of his commentary and his cases.
Dan is a past president of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, past chair of the ACLU of Colorado, chair of the Second Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission and an otherwise active participant in the Colorado legal community.