The Web Site of Phil Cherner
Denver attorney Phil Cherner, now retired, represented the accused in Colorado state and federal trial and appellate courts since 1975. Phil's professional experience includes over 160 felony trials, and numerous appeals. Martindale-Hubbell AV rated. Winner of the Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Abolitionist of the Year Award (2005), the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar's Jonathan Olom Award (2006) and Alvin Lichtenstein Lifetime Achievement Award (2017), the Sam Cary Bar Association's Warrior for Justice Award (2013) and the 2017 Rupert-Tate Game Changer Award from the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coaltion.
Phil Cherner specializes in defending serious criminal charges, including:
- Vehicular Homicides
- Sexual assaults
- Drug cases
- White collar defense
Attorney Grievance Defense
For over 25 years Phil Cherner has also practiced attorney grievance defense, including representation of candidates for the bar.
Broad Professional Expertise
Phil Cherner has broad professional expertise. Phil has spoken before many professional groups, serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver Law School, and has published numerous law articles. He is a member of the Colorado Supreme Court Evidence Rules Committee, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Board of Directors, the Coloradoans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Board of Directors, and many leading professional associations.
Contact Phil Cherner to benefit from his extensive legal expertise.