Denver, Colorado 80203
Attorney Kimberly Diego is a native of Texas with deep roots on both North and South American continents. Fluent in Spanish, she attended high school in Argentina, Colombia, and Puerto Rico. Also as a high school student, she took classes at the universities of Oxford and Harvard.
She obtained her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and her law degree at University of Colorado. While in law school, she completed the Criminal Defense Clinic and interned with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office. She was admitted to the Colorado bar in 2008 and now practices criminal defense law in Denver. She is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Kimberly became a criminal defense lawyer because she has a strong personal belief that every person is entitled to a legal defense – a principle so important that it was specifically written into the United States Constitution. Diego notes that although criminal defense is a little-regarded area of law, it is vital to a just society and a field she finds personally rewarding.
Kimberly’s practice is rooted in the idea that every client is entitled to a rigorous criminal defense. She places a priority on giving each case her personal attention, a commitment to service that is reflected in her successes.
Kimberly has garnered quite a bit of recognition for her work. In 2012, she was named one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars 2012,” a distinction reserved for attorneys 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less.
No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to this prestigious list. She also has recently been named to The National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado for 2012-2016.″ The National Trial Lawyers is a national organization composed of the top 100 trial lawyers for each state. Additionally, she has been recognized for her work in domestic violence cases, receiving the Denver Domestic Violence Attorney Denver Award for 2012-2016.The Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the area. Ms. Diego was also featured on a E! Online news article in reference to Aurora Theater Shootings due to her expertise in Colorado criminal law. These are just a few of her recent awards and accomplishments. For a more complete list, read on.
Areas of Practice
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|20 Best DUI Lawyers in Denver||Expertise||2016|
|Top 40 under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014-2016|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Association||2013-2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||The American Society of Legal Advocates||2014-2016|
|Top Lawyers in Colorado||The Legal Network||2013-2016|
|Lead Counsel||Lead Counsel||2013-2016|
|Top 40 under 40||ASLA||2014-2016|
|Domestic Violence Attorneys Denver Award||Denver Award Program||2013|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Domestic Violence Attorneys Denver Award||Denver Award Program||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Dean’s List||University of Colorado Law School||N/A|
|Attorney||Law Office of Kimberly Diego||2009 – Present|
|Intern||Colorado State Public Defender||2007 – 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2012 – Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 – Present|
|Better Business Bureau||Member||2011 – Present|
|Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Colorado Hispanic Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|National Hispanic Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Denver Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|People v. C.G.||Dismissed|
|People v. A.M.||Dismissed|
|People v. L.O.||Dismissed|
|La Mano Amiga||La Edad Del Concentimiento||2010|
|University of Colorado School of Law||Law||JD – Juris Doctor||2008|
|Georgetown University||English Literature||BA – Bachelor of Arts||2001|
Criminal defense law is about integrity, vigorous attention to the law, and commitment to the client. For a criminal defense attorney in the Denver area who exemplifies these qualities, call Kimberly Diego. For legal advice about your specific case, call (720) 257-5346 for a FREE 45-minute consultation.