Over 10,000 Criminal Cases Handled in the Denver Area
Shazam Kianpour

Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Shazam Kianpour

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense 100%


Hiring a fearless and confident criminal defense attorney who has handled thousands of criminal and traffic cases creates an advantage for clients who have been charged with or are being investigated for a crime. Mr. Shazam Kianpour has tried a large variety of Traffic, Misdemeanor and Felony cases, including Burglary, Homicide, Felony Assault, Sex Assault, Child Sex Assault, Domestic Violence, Robbery, Menacing, Harassment, Violation of Restraining Orders, Driving Under Restraint, Habitual Traffic Offender, Careless Resulting in Death, and DUI's. The quality of work and experience that is brought to the table by a criminal defense attorney who has previously served as a Government State Defender can only be measured by the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have a fearless fighter in your corner.

Mr. Kianpour first began studying people in college where he received a degree in Cultural Anthropology with an emphasis in Human Genetics and Evolutionary Biology. After years spent as a leader in the public sector in management positions, Mr. Kianpour went on to find his calling in Law School where he graduated with honors and was top of his class in Criminal Law among over 100 other law students. With a keen understanding of criminal law, as well as superb negotiating and trial skills, Mr. Kianpour has assisted thousands of Colorado criminal defense clients in successfully resolving their criminal problems with law enforcement and many different District Attorneys all across Colorado and the Denver Front Range. When opening his own law firm, Mr. Kianpour wanted a cohesive team of professional competent attorneys who all worked well together, and also all specialized in different fields of criminal and traffic law in order to make the perfect and complete criminal defense team. This vision was realized when our outstanding team of attorneys came together to form Shazam Kianpour & Associates, P.C. Denver's premier criminal and traffic defense law firm.

In addition to the focused training that he received as a criminal defense lawyer while working for the government and also in private practice, Mr. Kianpour has also developed an extensive network of relationships in the Colorado Criminal Justice System. This network is a great asset for any client who needs a strong, confident, and tenacious criminal defense lawyer. Shazam Kianpour is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.

Whether you are facing criminal charges, are being investigated by the police, need representation for a probation violation, or just want your records sealed, call Shazam Kianpour & Associates when you need a fearless fighter in your corner.

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  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Honors: Deans List with Honors
    • Major: Cultural Anthropology, Emphasis: Human Genetics & Evolutionary Biology

Bar Admission

  • Colorado, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2007


  • Academic Excellence Award, Criminal Law, Top of the Class
  • Tammie R. Harris Memorial Award for Dedication to Community, Leadership, and Commitment to Ethnic Diversity in the Legal Profession
  • M. Eugenia Lopez Memorial Award for Dedication to Public Service, Leadership, and Commitment to the Legal Profession
  • William Lynch Moot Appellate Court Finalist
  • Official School Tutor for First- and Second-Year Law Students
  • 2020 Lead Counsel Verification in Criminal Law – State Felony & Misdemeanor, Drunk Driving Defense

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Misdemeanor and Traffic Legal Services Provided to Certain Banfield and Other Veterinarians

Representative Clients

  • Criminal Defendants


  • Brian Bertram, VP, Infinity Hospice Care
  • Donald Magill, Superintendent of Schools, Southwest Colorado

Past Positions

  • Frankfurt & Trani, Attorney, 2006 to 2007
  • Colorado State Public Defender, Deputy State Defender, 2004 to 2006
  • The Cottage LLC, Manager, 1998 to 2002


  • French
  • Farsi

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2002 to 2005
  • American Association for Justice, 2004
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, 2007
  • Colorado Bar Association, 2007
  • Denver Bar Association, 2007