— Attorneys at Law —


Our practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals against corporate and government oppression in the areas of Civil Rights, Employment Law, Criminal Defense, and Pro Bono work.


The lawyers of KILLMER, LANE & NEWMAN, LLP are concerned, above all else, with the protection of the civil rights and liberties of our clients. In our role as trial and appellate lawyers, we are the advocates of the underdog. Whether litigating on behalf of employees against the wrongful conduct of their employers, on behalf of people against oppressive governmental conduct, or on behalf of criminal defendants, our mission, first and foremost is to defend the Constitutional and statutory rights of our clients against illegal corporate or governmental conduct and criminal accusations.

We represent people, and our opponents are almost always institutional entities. We strongly believe in, and take pride in enforcing, our Constitution and the laws guaranteeing the rights and liberties of the clients we represent.

  • best lawyers - KLNAll three of our partners are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and were selected by Peer Recognition as among Denver's Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers®.

  • Super Lawyers - KLNAll three of our partners have been designated as Colorado Super Lawyers.  Darold Killmer and Mari Newman are each ranked within the Top 100 Lawyers in Colorado for 2013 and 2012, and Mari Newman as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Colorado for 2013 and 2012.

  • Best Law Firms - KLNKillmer, Lane & Newman, LLP is listed in the U.S. News Best Law Firms in the areas of: Civil Rights Law; Employment Law – Individuals; Litigation – Labor & Employment: Media & First Amendment Law;  Criminal Defense: Non–White–Collar; Criminal Defense: White–Collar – Governmental Investigations; Criminal Defense: White–Collar – Litigation; and Litigation – First Amendment.

  • supreme court-KLNKillmer, Lane & Newman, LLP has annually been recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court for its outstanding commitment to  pro bono work on behalf of the indigent.

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