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Jessica Lasky

Partner - Criminal Defense Colorado Springs
  • Areas Of Practice
    • 100%

      Criminal Defense

  • Litigation Percentage
    • 100%

      Practice Devoted to Litigation

  • Publications, Research and Public Speaking
    • 7 Defenses to your Colorado Domestic Violence Case, 2021
    • Presenter: 17th Judicial District Victim Advocate Academy: Elder Abuse and the Role of Victim Advocates. Spring 2017
    • Presenter: Westminster Volunteer Victim Advocate Training: Prosecuting Elder Abuse Crimes. Spring 2016
    • Publication: Protection Orders, Family Law Basics Skills Book. 2017
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • El Paso County Bar Association
    • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
  • Past Employment Positions
    • City of Westminster Public Defender’s Office 2014 – 2016
    • Denver County Office of the Independent Monitor 2013 – 2014
    • City of Westminster Public Defender’s Office 2013 – 2013
    • City of Westminster Prosecutor’s Office 2010 – 2012
    • Boulder District Attorney’s Office, Deputy District Attorney, 2003 – 2009
  • Education
    • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania J.D. – 2002
    • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado B.A. – 1999
  • Bar Admissions
    • Colorado, 2002
  • Awards
    • Avvo – Rating of 10.0
    • Colorado Springs Top Attorneys, 2021-2022
    • American Institute of Law Attorneys – 10 Best Attorney Satisfaction

Jessica is the managing partner of criminal defense at Burnham Law and is based out of our Colorado Springs office. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where she worked as a domestic violence victim advocate and won asylum for a 17-year old refugee from Azerbaijan. She was presented with an award for excellence in Trial Advocacy. In 2021 she authored “7 Defenses to Your Colorado Domestic Violence Case“.

Jessica worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Boulder County where she specialized in domestic violence and elder abuse cases heading up the Boulder County Domestic Violence Task Force and co-creating the Elder Abuse Task force. She has also worked as a prosecutor for the City of Westminster and as a criminal defense attorney. She is a highly skilled and experienced litigator who has handled thousands of criminal cases and more than one hundred trials.

Featured Media.


Deep Bench featuring Jessica Lasky

Director of Criminal Litigation at Burnham Law Jessica Lasky talks about her time as a District Attorney and how that helps her represent her clients today.

  • Are Courts Open and Accessible Right Now?

    Because most establishments are currently not operating, a lot of people wonder if courts are open and accessible during the pandemic. And yes, they are. Court proceedings are still ongoing; most of them are happening virtually.

  • DUIs and Your Rights During a Traffic Stop

    Former prosecutor and director of criminal litigation Jessica Lasky discusses what usually goes on during a traffic stop and how your rights might be impacted.