Icon Sprite Social Accounts Sprite

Criminal Defense Attorney Joseph W. Galera

Joseph W. Galera

Joseph Galera is a criminal defense attorney 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.

MessageOur Staff

Lucy, Wendi, and Fred were all amazing throughout my case. Lucy's knowledge and expertise, as well as the law firm's professional connections with mediators and child family investigators, led to a custody resolution that truly represents the best interest of my son. Many thanks! - Satisfied Client

VisitOur Offices

We have 2 locations in Colorado

View Locations

Denver Office

1776 S Jackson St
Ste 1107
Denver, CO 80210

Open Today 8:00am - 5:00pm

And by Appointment

All Hours Directions (303) 758-8981

Avon Office

70 Benchmark Rd
Ste 207
Avon, CO 81620

Open Today 8:00am - 5:00pm

And by Appoitment

All Hours Directions (970) 343-0023