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Lisa Frigo


Director of Criminal Litigation

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Criminal Defense
  • 30% Family Law (Custody, Divorce, Post-Decree Matters)

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Lisa is the Director of Criminal Litigation in the Burnham Law Firm based out of the Denver Tech Center office. After earning her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, she began her career as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert L. McGahey, Jr., in Denver District Court.

She went on to serve as a Deputy District Attorney in Denver where she prosecuted thousands of felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases, including attempted murder, sexual assault, first degree assault and aggravated robbery. Her experience as a District Attorney has greatly enhanced her ability to successfully litigate and zealously advocate for her clients in the realms of both criminal defense and family law.

In 2018, Lisa received the Super Lawyers Rising Star award, a distinction that fewer than 2.5% of lawyers in the state meet.

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Douglas/Elbert Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association Criminal Law Section; Family Law Section
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association 
Past Employment Positions
  • Heckenbach Suazo L.L.P.  2013 –  2018
  • Denver District Attorney’s Office, Deputy District Attorney, 2008 – 2013
  • Denver District Court, Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert L. McGahey, Jr., 2006 – 2008
Bar Admissions
  • Colorado, 2007
Education
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    J.D. – 2006
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    B.A. – 2002
Awards
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