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Fight Back with the Help of an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you face criminal charges, the steps you take to defend your freedom and reputation can have a significant effect on your future. Talking to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible is the best decision. Joseph W. Galera at the firm of Dunsing & Deakins, LLC, has practiced criminal law for more than 15 years.

Our firm is committed to helping you understand the criminal charges against you and fighting for you so you can achieve your goals. Based on the details of your case, we can advise the best course of action. We have offices in Avon and Denver, CO. Your initial consultation is free.  Call our Denver office at (303) 758-8981, or our Avon office at (970) 343-0023 to arrange your case review.


The consequences of a conviction can have lifelong repercussions. An attorney can help protect your future and your livelihood.

Attorney Joseph Galera

As a former public defender, Joseph Galera is very familiar with the courts, the system, and the judges in this state. Mr. Galera is dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients, ensuring fair treatment under the law and fighting for them in court.

Mr. Galera will thoroughly investigate your case and work tirelessly to clear your name or mitigate potential consequences. Some times cases can be won early with a dismissal of the charges or other acceptable resolutions. But in many situations trail is the only appropriate avenue for his clients. Mr. Galera is dedicated to exploring every option.

Criminal Charges

As you are likely aware, penalties for criminal conviction can be harsh and far-reaching. Depending upon the charge and any prior convictions, you can be subjected to incarceration, significant fines, and loss of many privileges. A conviction on your record can be permanently life-altering, impacting your career goals and family life, including child custody agreements.

Joseph Galera is dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients and ensuring fair treatment under the law.

Joseph Galera has experience with all types of felony and misdemeanor crimes, from simple drug possession to homicide. Most commonly, our firm assists clients accused of:

DUI/DUID/DWAI – If you are arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, we can help you avoid expensive lifelong consequences, including incarceration and loss of driving privileges.

Domestic Violence Charges – With past family law experience, Joseph Galera understands the dynamics that can lead to a domestic violence charge and can help uncover the facts in your defense to help you clear your name.

Drug Charges – Possession of drugs or allegations of drug distribution and manufacturing can bring extended prison terms. It is best to consult with an attorney quickly so that all options can be explored.

Protection Orders – If you are in danger of violence or being harassed, Dunsing & Deakins can help protect you with a temporary protection order. Similarly, our firm is here to help fight a protection order brought against you for the wrong reasons.

Assault – Assault can be considered a felony or misdemeanor, with a wide range of applicable penalties. Our firm can help protect you by questioning evidence, police protocol, and other factors.

Sexual Assault – Legal representation is important if you are accused of this felony crime, which can bring harsh penalties, including lifetime prison, sentences, and registration as a sex offender.

Theft – Theft crimes can be classified as a misdemeanors or felonies defending on various factors, and you can be held liable for civil damages. Obtaining legal help can reduce consequences or help you maintain a clean record.

Marijuana Crimes – Although Colorado possession laws have relaxed, you can still be charged with serious cannabis-related crimes under certain circumstances, and should seek knowledgeable counsel.

Contact Dunsing & Deakins

Help from a criminal defense attorney can make an important difference in the outcome of your case. You have a right to counsel immediately. Please call one of our offices or reach out online to speak to Joseph Galera.

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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

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