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Jason William Savela

Jason William Savela

  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Personal Injury ...
  • Colorado
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Our goal is dismissal or not guilty.

Discovering the true story of your starts on day 1. It starts with you and your experience. It continues as we learn about the witnesses, police response, prosecutors and society. Motives, pressures and other blinders lead to false beliefs or false accusations. As we learn the true story, we investigate to support it, and to disprove the prosecution story. Its basis is found in science and psychology. The true story of your case provides the best way to win at trial. It also allows gets to the best plea bargain, if that is your desire. This process works. It works to give you #honestresults.

My job is learn the facts, know the law and present it all to you so you can make good decisions. If your decision is trial, my job is to win (attorney regulation says I cannot promise more than my sincerest effort towards that goal, so that is my promise). This is best done by telling the true story of the case. Gerry Spence taught me how to do that at the Trial Lawyers College. Now, I help him teach it to others as part of the Trial Lawyers College Faculty. Second to winning a trial is helping a lawyer to learn how to win.

The law is important. After more than 20 years practicing, I know law. I always find new bits. Every year, the legislature changes the law and appellate courts interpret it with greater nuance. Sometimes it helps, more often the District Attorney council lobbies to make convictions easier. What never changes is the power of story. A well told true story of a case will win where reliance on law will not. As powerful as "proof beyond a reasonable doubt" sounds, jurors focused on harm and emotion will convict. The true story solves that. The true story challenges the prosecutor to disprove this story of innocence beyond a reasonable doubt. The true story is one the jury sees and feels. It does not rely upon the cold reason of logic, of law.

Witch's Rock Surf Camp
Surfer (2018) | Surfing
I will get barreled - I will.
Honors: I can surf.
Activities: Paddle, paddle, paddle.
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The Trial Lawyers College
other (2010) | Law
Honors: While I graduated Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers' College in 2010, I have returned for "graduate" programs since. I was recently named to the Faculty at and teach other trial lawyers regularly.
Activities: We teach/learn how to discover and tell the true story of your case. It works.
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Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (1996) | Law
Activities: Juvenile Justice Clinic
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (1992) | Literature
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society Sophomore Honors Distinction
Activities: I worked 40+ hours a week to put myself through college. I earned a full tuition scholarship to LSU. I paid for the rest myself.
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Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts - Natchitoches
Diploma (1989)
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Professional Experience
Board Member
Colorado NORML
I have been on this board and a member of the national organization for many years. We represent the individual's interests in marijuana law.
Board Member
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
- Current
We run the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, a non-profit that educates the criminal defense lawyers of Colorado, lobbies for fair criminal law and attempts to counter the extremely powerful District Attorneys' Council.
Trial Lawyers' College
- Current
I help to teach the Trial Lawyers' College method across the nation with some of the best lawyers anywhere to some of the best lawyers anywhere. We do not teach prosecutors, corporate lawyers or anyone that represents government or corporate interests over the individual citizens of this great nation. For more information -
Colorado Public Defender
I am quite proud that I was a public defender. I miss it. One day, I might go back.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Colorado  # 27843
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 27843
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10th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
    30 minutes free at my discretion
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees are only available for plaintiff's personal injury cases at my discretion.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Sex Crimes including Title IX University Sexual Misconduct
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Websites & Blogs
Title IX University Sexual Misconduct Defense
Contact & Map
The Savela Law Firm, PC
3825 Iris Avenue S100
Boulder, CO 80301
Toll-Free: (720) 821-1001
Notice: By appointment only, anytime day or night.
The Savela Law Firm, PC
3825 Iris Avenue
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301
Telephone: (720) 821-1001
Notice: By appointment only, anytime day or night.