Tyrone Glover

TGlover@KLN-law.com
 

Tyrone Glover is a seasoned trial lawyer representing clients in civil rights, criminal defense and

employment matters. The son of parents and grandparents who fought hard for equality and

justice long before these principles were universally guaranteed, Mr. Glover regularly handles

high stakes cases in both state and federal courts, achieving favorable outcomes for his clients.

A born fighter who became an internationally top-ranked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt and an undefeated professional mixed martial artist, he has taken his fight to the courts, protecting and defending the rights and interests of his clients.  He is a strong advocate with an inherent ability to maintain focus and a sense of calm in chaotic situations.

Tyrone’s legal career began at the Colorado Public Defender’s Office where he was a trial lawyer serving underprivileged people of Denver who were charged with crimes.   He earned the prestigious “Bootcamp Lawyer of the Year” recognition in 2012. In 2015, he was recognized as the Sam Cary Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year.  Since then, Mr. Glover has been consistently recognized as a top lawyer in Colorado securing many favorable outcomes for his clients, including a recent $4.5 million-dollar verdict. Since leaving the Public Defender’s office, Tyrone worked in private practice handling criminal defense and civil rights litigation.  He has tried over 40 jury trials throughout the state.  A leader amongst his peers, he is the 2021-22 Denver Bar Association president.

EDUCATION

  • University of Colorado School of Law

  • University of California – Santa Barbara

LEADERSHIP

  • 2021-22 President, Denver Bar Association (former president elect and 1st vice president)

  • Colorado Supreme Court, Rules of Professional Conduct Standing Committee

  • Board of Directors, Defy Ventures Colorado

  • Commissioner, 2nd Judicial District Nominating Commission

  • Commissioner, Officer of the Municipal Public Defender

  • Colorado General Counsel Group Advisors Program

  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Class of 2015 (COBALT)

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

  • 5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2018-21

  • Super Lawyers, 2020-21

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018-2019

  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers, 2019-2020

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, 2016-2018

  • Sam Cary Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year, 2015

  • State Public Defender Bootcamp Lawyer of the Year, 2012

 

PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

  • Presenter, Our Courts, New Hope Baptist Church Judicial Retention Symposium (September 2020)

  • Lecturer, Legal Ethics and Professionalism, University of Colorado Law School—Justice Melissa Hart (Fall 2020)

  • Race in the Legal Profession, Minoru Yasui Inn of Court (September 2020)

  • The Overlap of Family, Criminal and Juvenile Law, Family Law Institute (August 2020)

  • Center for Legal Inclusiveness Townhall & Townhall Follow-up, CLI Colorado (June and August 2020)

  • Civil Rights, Crimes, and CORA, CTLA Blockbuster Seminar (January 2020)

  • Rule 8.4(g) in Practice, Criminal Justice Act Panel Spring Training (April 2019)

  • Hearsay Exceptions Involving State of Mind, Evidence in Colorado: A Practical Guide, 1st and 2nd Ed. (2018)

  • Litigating Hearsay Exceptions During Trial, Evidence in Colorado: A Practical Guide Seminar, Colorado Bar Ass’n, Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (April 2018)

  • Jury Selection Techniques and Strategies, Advanced Criminal Procedure Practicum Course, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Spring 2018 Semester)

  • Faculty, Alternate Defense Counsel Trial Advocacy Program (February 2018)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Denver Bar Association

  • Faculty of Federal Advocates

  • Sam Cary Bar Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Minoru Yasui Inn of Court

  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar

  • Colorado Criminal Justice Act Panel (2017- Present)

  • Alternate Defense Counsel, State of Colorado (2015-Present)

 

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