Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa

Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa

Phone: 303.748.4185
1001 Bannock St. #465
Denver, CO 80204


University of Denver,College of Law J.D., 1994
University of Denver Bachelor of Arts, 1991

Professional Awards And Recognitions:

Selected by her peers for inclusion in the 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar in 2018- 2021. The Law Office of Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa, LLC was ranked as one of the Best Law Firms 2020 and 2021 Editions of Best Lawyers.

Chris Miranda award by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association January 2017 which is presented to an outstanding Hispanic attorney in practice more than five years, who has shown a continual commitment to the Hispanic community and the principles of the legal profession.

Latino Leaders Magazine 2020 Top Latino Lawyers list December 2020: one of 60 lawyers selected nationwide as one of the most successful law practitioners based on the following criteria:
Ownership/Partnership their own practice or law office, Relevant successful cases, Professional Activity and Recognition’s, Community Involvement, Super Lawyers category, considered to be one of the Most Powerful Latinos in Law


Law Clerk for Honorable John W. Coughlin 2nd Judicial District, District Court Division 1993-1994

Editorial Publications:

Editor in Chief of Noticias, the Hispanic National Bar Association publication 2014-2016

Co-Editor of The Colorado Lawyer Specialty Bar Series 2015-2016

Trial Attorney Experience:

Law Office of Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa, LLC
Founder, 2012- present

Practice consists of criminal defense, white collar and COCCA matters, securities litigation, internal investigations, and ethics/professional conduct matters, 2012-present.

Colorado State Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
Assistant Regulation Counsel, 2010-May 2012

The Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel (ARC) is the regulatory agency tasked with investigating allegations of attorney violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct and prosecuting ethical violations in civil proceedings before the Presiding Disciplinary Judge. Conducted a complete and objective investigation into the alleged misconduct, filed the Complaint and conducted trials in front of a Hearing Board that consists of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge and two other Hearing Board Members appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court.  Practice included all aspects of civil litigation.

Securities and Exchange Commission, Denver Regional Office
Trial Attorney, 2003-2010

The Denver Regional Office (DRO) litigates civil enforcement actions involving securities laws violations.  Though the DRO region covers three states, the civil injunctive actions and administrative proceedings occur all over the United States. Practice consisted of prosecuting securities law violations in both civil injunctive actions in United States District courts and administrative proceedings before an SEC Administrative Law Judge.  Civil litigation nation-wide and included multi-defendant actions, voluminous discovery, and temporary restraining orders.

Colorado Federal Public Defender
Trial Attorney, 2002-2003

Defended indigent persons accused of criminal acts in the District of Colorado.  Worked extensively with the United States Attorney’s Office and the United States Probation Department.

Colorado State Public Defender
Deputy State Public Defender, 1995-2002

Practiced as a criminal defense attorney in Colorado State Courts in Denver, Eagle, Lake, Mesa and Routt counties.  Represented indigent persons who were appointed a public defender to represent them in criminal matters. Practice consisted of felony, misdemeanor and juvenile cases.

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