Steve Jacobson


(303) 444-9292

Steven K. Jacobson has been a criminal trial lawyer for over forty years. He has tried hundreds of criminal cases in courts across the state of Colorado, ranging from juvenile charges, to DUI and drug possession, to first degree murder. He regularly appears in both Federal and State District Courts. As a Deputy State Public Defender, he managed the Boulder Regional Office for 23 years and was involved in many of the most significant criminal cases in Boulder County. He received numerous awards as a Public Defender, including “Lawyer of the Year” in 2004 and recognition as a Colorado “Super Lawyer” in 2006.

Steve is recognized as an expert in the area of forensic sciences. He has lectured locally and nationally and published articles on forensic issues. He has testified as an expert witness on DNA and ineffective assistance of counsel issues.

Steve is substantially involved in serving the legal community. He was a member of the Colorado Supreme Court Criminal Rules Committee for over twenty years. He presently serves as chair person of the Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Committee.

Steve also understands the importance of volunteering in this community. He is a past president of the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA), a past president of Bixby School and Recently served on the board of Boulder Valley Women’s Health.

Steve received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his J.D. from the University of Denver.

With over Forty years of experience, extensive knowledge of criminal practice and a sincere commitment to the well-being of his clients, Steve provides an uncompromising defense for clients in all criminal cases. Please contact Steve at Rafik & Jacobson, LLC to schedule your free consultation.