About Denver Criminal Attorney Kimberly Diego

899 Logan Street
Suite 103
Denver, Colorado 80203
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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.

Bar Admissions


Areas of Practice

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense
Domestic Violence
Drug Crimes
Sex Crimes


Award NameGrantorDate
20 Best DUI Lawyers in DenverExpertise2016-2017
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014-2017
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers Association2013-2017
Top 40 Under 40The American Society of Legal Advocates2014-2017
Top Lawyers in ColoradoThe Legal Network2013-2017
Lead CounselLead Counsel2013-2017
Top 40 under 40ASLA2014-2017
Domestic Violence Attorneys Denver AwardDenver Award Program2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Domestic Violence Attorneys Denver AwardDenver Award Program2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Dean’s ListUniversity of Colorado Law SchoolN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Kimberly Diego2009 – Present
InternColorado State Public Defender2007 – 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 – Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 – Present
Better Business BureauMember2011 – Present
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Colorado Hispanic Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Hispanic Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Denver Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. C.G.Dismissed
People v. A.M.Dismissed
People v. L.O.Dismissed


Publication NameTitleDate
La Mano AmigaLa Edad Del Concentimiento2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD – Juris Doctor2008
Georgetown UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA – Bachelor of Arts2001

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.


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