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About Leah Bishop

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Phone: 970-224-5555

E-mail:   E-mail Me

Veteran Trial Attorney

Leah Bishop is a veteran trial attorney. Prior to forming her own practice, Leah was a Deputy District Attorney for nine years. As a Deputy District Attorney, Leah had the opportunity to litigate numerous cases. As a result, Leah gained an excellent reputation as an exceptional trial lawyer and formidable opponent in the courtroom.  She was recently appointed to the Judicial Performance Commission for the 8th Judicial District.

Experienced with Criminal Law

In the criminal realm, Leah has handled thousands of felony cases, including many very serious and high-profile cases. In her years as a Deputy District Attorney, Leah tried many cases to a jury ranging from felonies, including, First Degree Murder, Kidnapping, Sexual Assault, Drug Distribution, to misdemeanors and traffics offenses, including, Third Degree Assault, Theft, and Driving Under the Influence, just to name a few. She was a Deputy District Attorney assigned to the Larimer County Drug Task Force where she learned the intricacies of drug crime cases and case building.

Accolades and Honors

Leah has also taught at the national level as a faculty member of the prestigious National Advocacy Center or the NAC. The NAC was established by President Bill Clinton as a vehicle to train government attorneys to be premier courtroom attorneys. Leah also served the state of Colorado as the sole district attorney representative appointed to the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board which is responsible for the oversight of all treatment that sex offenders receive. In addition, she was involved in high level drug investigations and reviewed the grounds for issuing warrants and wiretaps.  Recently, Leah has been appointed to the Judicial Performance Commission for the 8th Judicial District.

Family Law Experience

Leah’s skills as a courtroom attorney also serve people in the area of family law. Leah has represented multiple clients in divorce, adoption and termination of parental rights legal proceedings. Leah knows how difficult going through the divorce process can be.  She is here to help you understand the process and to advocate for you.

Leah believes that all people must be zealously and passionately represented, regardless of the legal issues facing them. She is fearless in the courtroom. She will use her skills both in and out of court to represent you effectively and compassionately.

Leah was born and raised in southeast Colorado.  She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking, golfing and watching football.

Areas of Practice

Family Law

Criminal Law

DUI/DWI

Traffic Violations

White Collar Crimes

Adoption

Custody & Visitation

Divorce

Child Support

Education

University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Juris Doctorate

Metropolitan State College of Denver; B.S. Finance

Teaching

Faculty Member, National College of District Attorneys, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, South Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Sex Offender Management Board, Member, 2008

Judicial Performance Commission 8th Judicial District 2013-

Past Employment Positions

Larimer County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney

 

 

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