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Why Choose The Ferrell Law Firm

We recognize you have many options when it comes to hiring a lawyer in Boulder. Understandably, you might wonder why you should hire us to represent you. Here are several things that set us apart from many other law firms in Boulder, Colorado:


As a former prosecutor, Mike possesses a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system and a unique perspective that allows him to identify weaknesses in the prosecution's case and exploit them to the advantage of your case, increasing your chances of achieving a favorable outcome.

Knowledge of Laws

Mike has extensive knowledge of Colorado's criminal laws and procedures pertaining to DUI, Domestic Violence, and other crimes. Mike will hold the District Attorney accountable at every step to ensure the best possible outcome in your criminal case.

Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Expertise

If you have been injured by another's negligence in a car accident, bicycle accident, slip and fall, or dog bite, call Boulder personal injury lawyer Mike Ferrell to obtain the maximum value for your personal injury case.

Case Results

Personal Injury Settlement Personal Injury $232,500.00 recovered for a client who slipped and fell on ice at a commercial shopping center resulting in a fracture.
$150,000 Settlement Pedestrian Accident Two pedestrians injured by a negligent driver who failed to yield at a crosswalk.
Charges Reduced DUI and Drug Possession Client arrested on felony drug possession (DF4) and DUI. Charges reduced to DM1 and DWAI with credit time served and no probation.
Felony Charges Dismissed Felony Assault & Domestic Violence DA charged Assault in the Second Degree (F4), Attempted Assault in the Second Degree (F5), Assault in the Third Degree (M1), Criminal Mischief (M1), and Child Abuse (M2). All felony charges, criminal mischief, and child abuse dismissed. Client pleads guilty to one misdemeanor count of Assault with probation only (no jail/prison time).
License Reinstated Suspected of DUI Client's driver's license revoked for refusing a breath test when suspected of DUI. Had Client's driver's license/driving privilege reinstated through DMV.
Case Dismissed Felony Kidnapping Client arrested on felony kidnapping charges (F2) as an act of domestic violence. Case dismissed.
Dismissed Finding of Domestic Violence Felony Stalking Client arrested on felony stalking charges (F5) as an act of domestic violence. Judge dismissed finding of domestic violence.
Case Dismissed Misdemeanor Child Abuse Client arrested on misdemeanor child abuse charges for knowingly causing bodily injury. Case dismissed by the DA.
Case Dismissed Misdemeanor Theft Client arrested for misdemeanor theft ($300-$1,000). Case dismissed by the DA.
Case Dismissed Domestic Violence Assault as an act of domestic violence dismissed in Westminster Municipal Court.
Case Dismissed License Revocation Driver’s license revocation dismissed by DMV for lack of reasonable suspicion.
Case Dismissed License Revocation Drivers license revocation dismissed by DMV for failure to properly administer breathalyzer test.
Case Dismissed Assault Assault in the third degree dismissed in Boulder County.
Probation - No Jail Time Felony Kidnapping Felony kidnapping (F3), and two (2) counts of felony menacing with a weapon (F5) (all acts of domestic violence) in Arapahoe County. Facing a mandatory minimum of 10-32 in the department of corrections. Resolved case with plea to misdemeanor assault in the third degree and probation–no jail or prison time.
Case Dismissed DUI The DA dismissed the case prior to motions hearing conceding that the police officer did not have legal justification (reasonable suspicion) to conduct a traffic stop.
Case Dismissed DUI Convinced the DA they would be unable to prove the DUI beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.
Case Dismissed Felony Assault Convinced the DA they would be unable to prove the client's guilt at trial because client acted in self-defense.
Not Guilty Domestic Violence Client found NOT GUILTY of Assault in the Third Degree and Child Abuse, both charged as acts of Domestic Violence, in Boulder County Court–Longmont
Not Guilty Stalking Client found NOT GUILTY of stalking-serious emotional distress at jury trial in Denver County District Court. Judge dismissed harassment charge before trial at motions hearing.
Case Dismissed Domestic Violence City Attorney DISMISSED assault as an act of Domestic Violence in Denver Municipal Court.
Case Dismissed Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief as an act of domestic violence dismissed by DA. 
Case Dismissed Domestic Violence Harassment as an act of domestic violence and Child Abuse dismissed by DA. 
Case Dismissed DUI DUI and two counts of Child Abuse dismissed by DA.
Case Dismissed Criminal Defense Careless driving resulting in injury dismissed by DA. 

Michael Ferrell


As a former District Attorney, Mike has handled hundreds of DUI and domestic violence cases. Mike uses his knowledge of the law, the criminal justice system, and how prosecutors review and prepare their cases to obtain the best possible outcome in your criminal case as your Boulder criminal defense lawyer.

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