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Joseph W. Galera

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Joseph Galera is an experienced lawyer with thousands of hours of courtroom experience.  He is dedicated to helping individuals protect their rights and their lives.  He has spent the majority of his legal career helping people protect their legal rights against the government, law enforcement, and those who violate his clients’ civil rights.

Mr. Galera focuses his law practice on criminal defense, Driving Under the Influence / Driving While Ability Impaired and family law and brings almost 15 years of legal experience his clients can rely on.

Mr. Galera started his career in the business world and he brings a diverse background to problem solving. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a minor in Spanish. After working with Ingersoll-Rand’s Financial Management Development Program in the United Kingdom, Mexico and the United States, Mr. Galera obtained his law degree from the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Galera moved west to Denver, Colorado to begin his practice and serve as an advocate to his clients starting his career at Faegre & Benson, LLP (now Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP). Mr. Galera then honed his skills as a Deputy State Public Defender where he defended indigent defendants accused of crimes such as homicide, sexual assault, assault, domestic violence and driving under the influence and drug charges.

Mr. Galera has taken many cases to trial over his career through all stages of proceedings.  His mission is to provide his clients with superior legal representation by making sure his clients are treated fairly through any legal process whether it is a simple matter or one that is more complex and intricate.