H. Michael Steinberg has 38+ years of experience practicing Colorado criminal law. Mr. Steinberg strives to stay current with the ever changing aspects of criminal law issues and updates resulting in his extensive knowledge of successful criminal defense as well as appellate work. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, and the Colorado and Arapahoe Bar Associations.

Articles Posted in Colorado Criminal Justice System

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Understanding Deferred Judgments in DUI Cases Under Colorado LawBy H. Michael Steinberg Colorado DUI Criminal Defense Lawyer


Other than an immediate and complete dismissal of a case, a Colorado deferred judgment and sentence (DJ and S) plea bargain is the gold standard for all plea bargains. The only superior plea bargain offer that exists, a diversion offer, is rarely offered in a Colorado criminal cases.

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Why Is My Colorado Criminal Case Taking So Long?
By H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer

Introduction – Justice Delayed

You have not heard from your criminal defense lawyer for weeks …You might ask yourself  “Why is this case taking so damn long?”