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Experienced Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney - Christina Zorrilla, Esq. and James Zorrilla, Esq.

Welcome To The Zorrilla Law Firm

Denver's Leading Criminal Defense Team

Denver County | Jefferson County | Boulder County | Arapahoe County | Adams County

Nestled in the heart of Denver, Colorado, The Zorrilla Law Firm stands out as a beacon of hope and justice. Spearheaded by partners Christina Zorrilla and Jim Zorrilla, our team symbolizes dedication, relentless advocacy, and results-driven representation.

Are you facing license suspension? Worried about possible jail time? Our attorneys have you covered. We’re ready to listen to your story and help you navigate the intricate landscape of criminal law with persistence and understanding.

Meet The Team

Christina Zorrilla (PARTNER)

Founding member Christina Zorrilla’s excellence in criminal defense has been recognized by Super Lawyers and she was named one of Colorado’s Rising Stars in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. Christina has been practicing criminal defense law in Colorado since 2014. She began her career at the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office where she received extensive training in the practice of criminal defense. During her time at the Public Defender’s Office she completed 35 jury trials with a high rate of positive outcomes for her clients. Christina’s trial experience ranges from misdemeanor DUI and Domestic Violence trials to felony matters including First Degree Murder and Sexual Assault trials.

Christina started The Zorrilla Law Firm in 2020 and continues to achieve outstanding results for her clients at the Firm, whether it be at trial, with dismissals or favorable plea deals.


Chicago-Kent College of Law (2013)
Chicago-Kent College of Law (2013)
Juris Doctor
University of San Diego (2008)
University of San Diego (2008)
B.S. Finance
Experienced Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney - Christina Zorrilla, Esq.
Experienced Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney - James Zorrilla, Esq.

James Zorrilla (PARTNER)

Jim is the right attorney for any individual facing criminal allegations. His aggressive but coolheaded style has resulted in years of favorable outcomes for his clients, whether the goal is acquittal at trial or effective negotiations. Jim has dedicated his entire legal career to defending the criminally accused. He started his experience with the Homicide Task Force in Chicago’s Cook County Public Defender’s Office and transitioned to a trial attorney position with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office in 2013.

Known for being a forceful advocate, prepared and efficient, Jim is a well-respected member of the criminal defense community. Jim has had the experience of representing thousands of clients facing a wide range of criminal charges, from minor offenses to first-degree murder cases, including several high-profile cases. He has often been chosen to provide training to young criminal defense attorneys or specifically selected for cases requiring complex litigation skills.

Jim appreciates that when it comes to criminal allegations every case is serious and every client has specific needs. With each new client Jim brings the experience he has obtained throughout the years along with his endless drive to advocate for each individual client.


Loyola University Chicago (2013)
Loyola University Chicago (2013)
Juris Doctor
University of Colorado (2009)
University of Colorado (2009)
BA in Philosophy

Our Areas Of Focus

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Identity Theft
  • Traffic Offenses
  • DUI / DWAI
  • Careless Driving
  • Reckless Driving
  • Driving Under Restraint
  • Sex Offenses
  • Drug Offenses
  • Weapons Charges
  • Financial Crimes
  • Complex and Organized Crime
  • Protection Order Hearings
  • DMV hearings
Navigating Criminal Charges Arising from Self-Defense

Defending Your Rights:

Navigating Criminal Charges Arising from Self-Defense

DUI, DWAI & Traffic Offenses: Our experienced DUI lawyers offer expert navigation through the complexities of DUI and DWAI charges, helping you safeguard your rights. We are prepared to assist you throughout your case, managing concerns regarding your driver’s license, possible conviction, and more.

Domestic & Protection Orders: We specialize as Protection Orders Attorneys, ensuring your rights are upheld. Whether you are a parent or an individual, our goal is to help you navigate this situation without undue disruption to your life.

Drug Crimes & Related Offenses: Our Drug Cases Lawyers are adept at handling a range of offenses, ensuring the best possible defense strategy for your case. Whether you are looking to reduce your charge or pursue case resolution through one of Colorado’s Problem Solving Courts, The Zorrilla Law Firm is here for you.

Assault & Violent Crimes: Navigate the tricky terrain of self-defense laws, misdemeanor charges, and more with our skilled team of attorneys. Our firm is well-versed in a wide range of criminal assault charges, making us a trusted source for the representation you need.

Weapons Charges: From possession to misuse, our team provides comprehensive defense against all weapon-related allegations. We’ll work to help you mitigate the negative impacts of your charge at every step of the way.

Client Testimonials

“I really recommend Christina Zorrilla, she did an excellent job on my case, I never had to ask her twice to do something for me, she got it done right away. She really made me feel comfortable in uncomfortable circumstance. Her actions showed me that she really took her job serious and actually cared about getting my needs met . She is sincere and honest. I really recommend.”

– Deangelo T.

The Importance Of Getting The Right Representation

Navigating the legal system can be daunting. Every decision made, from the initial consultation to the final verdict, has lasting implications. It's not just about knowing the law; it's about understanding people, strategy, and nuances. Here's why choosing the Zorrilla Law Firm could be the best decision you make:

Strategic Thinkers: Christina and Jim Zorrilla aren't just lawyers; they're strategic thinkers. Every case is meticulously dissected, analyzed, and approached from multiple angles to ensure the strongest defense.

Empathy & Understanding: We know that legal challenges often cause the toughest times in your life. Our attorneys approach each case with empathy, ensuring that you feel supported and understood.

Local Knowledge: Our deep roots in Denver and the surrounding areas give us an unparalleled understanding of local legal intricacies. This local knowledge can often make a significant difference in case outcomes.

Christina Zorrilla AWARDS
Christina Zorrilla


Rising Star 2021, Rising Star 2022
Rising Star 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Super Lawyers
Rizing Star
Outstanding Juvenile Defender Award 2020
Outstanding Juvenile Defender Award 2020
Colorado Juvenile Defender Center
Juvenle Defender of the Year - Christina Zorrilla

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When you're faced with a challenging legal situation, having the best representation can make all the difference. Entrust your case to the dedicated hands of The Zorrilla Law Firm. Don't wait; the right defense starts with one call. You can reach our office in Denver, Colorado by calling us at
(303) 951-8004 or by visiting our contact page. We look forward to speaking with you!

Why Choose The Zorrilla Law Firm?

Decades Of Experience: Christina and Jim Zorrilla's combined 20 years in the legal field have molded them into formidable forces in the courtroom. Their seasoned insights can give you the edge you need.

Custom-Tailored Approach: At the Zorrilla Law Firm, we understand that every case is unique. Our personalized strategies ensure that every client gets a defense tailored to their needs.

Extensive Network: Beyond our core team, we collaborate with an extensive network of dedicated professionals - investigators and other legal specialists. This collaboration ensures a comprehensive approach to your case.

Service Beyond Denver: Our legal expertise is not limited to Denver. Whether you're from Boulder, Arapahoe, Adams, Broomfield, or Golden, we're here to represent you.

Unwavering Commitment: Our reputation is built on trust, transparency, and tenacity. We are committed to achieving the best outcomes for our clients, no matter the challenge.

Our Values

Integrity & Honesty: Every interaction at the Zorrilla Law Firm is grounded in a bedrock of integrity and honesty. We believe in offering transparent advice, ensuring you're always informed and confident in the path ahead – so you don’t have to feel left in the dark about what comes next.

Client-Centered Approach: At our firm, you're not just another case number. We understand that your story matters, which means we are committed to prioritizing your best interests at every turn.

Continuous Learning: The world of law is ever-evolving. Our team is committed to continuous learning, ensuring that we stay up to date on the latest legal developments so that we can provide you with cutting-edge representation.

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