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Cobea BeckerCobea Becker

Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Ms. Becker moved to Colorado after law school in 2003, where she spent 6 ½ years as a Deputy Public Defender in the Colorado State Public Defender System.  Her last position with the Public Defender’s Office, prior to entering private practice in 2009, was as the Office Head of the Trinidad Regional Office.  She has defended thousands of clients in all types of criminal cases.  She has defended those faced with charges varying from DUI, traffic offenses, misdemeanors, all level felonies, including drug offenses, sexual assaults, and homicides.   Ms. Becker has tried numerous cases with a solid rate of success obtaining acquittals for a number of clients.  Ms. Becker believes that each person’s constitutional rights are fundamental and deserve every protection afforded to them.  There is no criminal case that Ms. Becker won’t defend, as every person deserves the very best representation when their liberty is on the line.


Ms. Becker also practices family law to include various issues one may encounter in that broad category; including divorces, custody disputes, and child support collections.  Any cases dealing with divorces, separating assets, and child custody cases are very emotional cases, and often people dealing with these cases need someone in their corner, who understands what they are going through, but can keep track of the issues and make sure that the clients get the best outcome.  Ms. Becker takes particular care in the needs of her clients.  She understands that being involved in the judicial system, no matter what case, or what level is important to every person, and therefore is important to her.  She makes sure to spend quality time with each and every client to ensure that the individual understands every aspect of their case. 


Ms. Becker has practiced in many jurisdictions throughout Colorado, including Jefferson, Denver, Arapahoe, El Paso, Pueblo, Alamosa, Otero, Bent, and Las Animas counties.  She is well respected by the judges and her colleagues in each of these jurisdictions and has had a high rate of success with each of her clients.  She is also licensed in the United States District Court District of Colorado where she represents clients charged with federal offenses.

Ms. Becker is married and has one son that was born October, 2011.  She enjoys spending time with her family, running, and doing any activity that takes her into the sunshine.

Ms. Becker is bilingual in Spanish.

Ms. Becker has represented several high profile clients and appeared in the media representing these clients.  Below are links to some of the articles involving Ms. Becker’s clients.


J.D.  Juris Doctor, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
B.A. Political Science, Sociology and Spanish, University of Arizona 1999


Colorado Bar Association
Pueblo Bar Association
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Alternate Defense Counsel