— Attorneys at Law —

Our Practice

  • Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP is committed to the promotion and protection of civil rights.  We represent clients in various areas of civil rights litigation including:
    • Enforcement of constitutional and civil rights for all people;
    • Protection against excessive force or invasions of privacy by governmental actors against anyone;
    • Discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity;
    • Retaliation for expressed opposition to discrimination;
    • Discrimination in employment;
    • Discrimination in public accommodations such as restaurants, hotels, and other businesses;
    • The constitutional rights to freedom of speech, association and religion; and
    • The constitutional rights of prisoners to be free from cruel and unusual punishment.
    Representative cases
  • Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP represents employees and former employees who have suffered illegal treatment at the hands of their employers. We represent clients in employment claims including:
    • Discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity;
    • Retaliation for expressed opposition to discrimination;
    • Wrongful termination in violation of public policy and representation of Whistleblowers;
    • Breach of contract and/or promissory estoppel;
    • Breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing;
    • Intentional interference with contract and/or prospective business advantage;
    • Fraud and/or negligent misrepresentation or omission;
    • Violations of workplace privacy; and
    • Outrageous conduct.
    Representative cases
  • Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP represents individuals accused of any criminal conduct. Cases include the representation of persons arrested during political protests who are exercising their civil liberties to the chagrin of police and prosecutorial authorities, as well as individuals facing the death penalty, those accused of financial and white collar crimes, and any and all federal, state, or local criminal charges both at the trial and appellate levels.

    We are committed to preservation and promotion of the constitutional rights of the accused and the highest quality defense. We carry a criminal case load consisting of indigent defendants as well as those who retain our services.
  • Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP is consistently recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court and others for its outstanding commitment to representing underdogs, regardless of their ability to pay. Our pro bono work ranges from representing men illegally imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to teaching jury selection techniques to attorneys across the nation who are fighting against the death penalty. We frequently provide pro bono representation on behalf of Coloradans who face resistance when exercising their 1st Amendment rights.  Pro bono work is central to the mission of Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP and is essential to preserving the rights and liberties guaranteed to us all.