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Choosing the Right Defense Attorney

Handcuffs with key on a wooden table with paper workA criminal arrest in Boulder, CO can be a life-changing event. If you are convicted of a crime, the emotional, legal, and financial strain can follow you for the rest of your life. It is critical that you do everything you can to protect your rights, including hiring an experienced Boulder criminal defense attorney.

A great criminal defense attorney can help protect you from missteps and help you put together the best defense possible: saving you from fines, scars on your permanent record, and even years in prison.

Phil Clark provides exclusive criminal representation. One of the most experienced criminal law attorneys in Boulder. The Clark Law Firm defends against a wide range of felonies and misdemeanors — sex offenses, hit-and-run charges, drug possession and more.

Even minor criminal charges on your record can hinder any chances you have to find employment, a place to live, or even an education. It’s imperative to utilize only the most experienced defense attorney to minimize or sweep away the ramifications of being charged with a crime. Do not wait to contact a criminal lawyer when you get charged with a crime; It’s essential to know your rights under the law and act quickly to protect them.

We care about your rights and creating the best possible defense for you. We are experts in a wide variety of criminal charges — DUI/DWAI & DMV, Driver’s License suspension/revocation, Drug & Narcotic Charges, Domestic Violence, Theft Charges, White Collar Crimes, Child Abuse, Weapons Charges, Sex Crimes, Felony Charges, Misdemeanors, Murder Cases, mental health issues, and false information and false reporting.

Why Choose Phil Clark as Your Criminal Defense Attorney?

Boulder Criminal Defense Lawyer Phil Clark has been practicing criminal law for over 20 years, first as a prosecutor for the Denver District Attorney’s Office, and then as a criminal defense attorney in Boulder, Colorado. Attorney Phil Clark knows how the District Attorney’s office works and can help you find ways to minimize your sentence or even have your case dismissed before it reaches trial.

Phil Clark has helped clients charged with:

If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense in Colorado, whether a misdemeanor or a felony, call us at (303) 444-4251 or Contact Us online for a FREE consultation.

Experience on both sides of the law was key.

“Phil helped me in a very difficult situation of a hit and run… He was able to work with law enforcement. Not only did my case go smoothly, it saved me the devastating charges that would have caused the loss of my drivers license.” ★★★★★

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The Clark Law Firm – Years of Experience, Versatile Legal Expertise

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Boulder Criminal Defense Attorney Phil Clark helps protect you from missteps and puts together the best defense possible – saving you from fines, damage to your permanent record, and even jail time or prison.

Phil Clark has been practicing criminal law for over 25 years – as a prosecutor for the Denver District Attorney’s Office, and then as a criminal defense attorney in Boulder, Colorado. He knows the in’s and out’s and many levels of the legal system, and can help you find ways to minimize your sentence or have your case dismissed before it reaches trial.

DUI/DWAI Defense

Learn how Phil Clark’s distinct expertise sets him apart. If you received a charge for driving under the influence (DUI), get a Boulder DUI attorney to defend your case immediately. A DUI charge can negatively impact many aspects of your life – your license to drive, your family, friends, job, and finances. Contact Boulder DUI attorney Phil Clark to start your consultation.


Phil Clark is an experienced felony defense attorney who is regarded as being knowledgeable, experienced, and diligent. He has been involved in several well-known felony cases, so he understands exactly what is needed in order to properly defend his clients.

Misdemeanor Defense

Misdemeanor defense clients benefit from Phil Clark’s experience as a senior attorney with the District Attorney’s Office and his strong understanding of and deep insight into the mentality of prosecutors and judges when handling misdemeanor defense.

Assault & Battery

As a Boulder criminal defense lawyer, Phil Clark has the knowledge and skills needed to properly deal with complex sexual assault and imperative Assault & Battery defense cases.

Domestic Violence

At The Clark Law Firm, we work to preserve your life and family. Through hearing your case, we can form a strong position and take steps together towards an improved life.

Drug Offenses

If you received a drug charge, there are three important traits that your Boulder criminal defense attorney should have when defending you against drug charges. Learn more now.

Sexual Assault

Phil Clark knows the difficult legal processes as an assault and battery lawyer, and he will defend you with the compassion and professionalism you deserve in these difficult times. He is dedicated to providing his clients with favorable results through creative solutions, perseverance, and his many years’ worth of experience.

Legal Help for Students

Students in Boulder – you need to be aware of your rights and what can be done in your defense. Depending on your particular institution, and the specific offense charged, a criminal conviction can lead to some serious problems – academic discipline, loss of a scholarship, removal from a dormitory or student housing, or even expulsion.

He Won My Case

Hire him if you find yourself in ANY legal criminal trouble. TRUST his advice. Follow his lead. This man is a consummate professional and I wouldn’t hesitate to hire him again or recommend him to anyone. Yes, he’s that good! He’s a man of integrity as well. So glad someone in Denver recommended him to me.” ★★★★★

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Criminal Defense Articles

Mistaken Identity In Criminal Defense

The “Some Other Dude Did It” (SODDI) defense is used when the defendant claims even though the crime itself was indeed committed, someone else did it. Broadly regarded as the “mistaken identity” defense, SODDI can and has been used in a variety of different cases, from DWI to Murder.

Charged with Obstructing a Peace Officer in Colorado?

Obstruction of a peace officer is a common legal misunderstanding. This is a common charge and can be very broadly defined by the law, and as a result you need to understand what actions constitute this offense and what defenses are available. Read more about Being Charged With Obstructing an Officer…

Is a DUI a Felony?

When you have been drinking and decide to get behind the wheel of a car to drive, there is always the question if you have had too much to drink. If it turns out you have and you are pulled over under suspicion of this, what happens from there can be much worse. Read more about If a DUI a Felony…