Experienced and Caring Colorado Criminal Defense

Protect your future.

Kathryn Sheely and Jennifer Gerch, attorneys, standing together and smiling

Colorado Criminal Defense FIrm

Our Firm

We at Path Forward Legal are experienced and compassionate criminal defense attorneys dedicated to helping people who face criminal charges in Colorado.

Our Approach

We work closely with every client we represent to ensure you understand each step of the process and to empower you to confidently navigate your defense while we fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

We know that a criminal accusation may be the most serious event you have ever faced, and we are here to help you find a way forward.

Kathryn and Jenn

Crimes we defend against

Legal Practice Areas

Domestic Violence

Protect your rights and future with our compassionate and strategic legal representation in domestic violence cases.

Driving Under the Influence

Navigate the complexities of DUI charges with our experienced attorneys committed to achieving the best outcome for your case.

Sex Assault

Obtain expert guidance and relentless advocacy in sexual assault cases from our dedicated and skilled legal team.

Drug Offenses

Tackle drug-related charges with our experienced attorneys, who will craft a strategic defense to protect your rights and future.


Trust our experienced attorneys to build a strong defense and fight for your rights in assault cases, helping you navigate the legal process with confidence.


Defend against harassment charges with the support of our knowledgeable attorneys who prioritize your well-being and best interests.

Child Abuse

Secure the experienced, sensitive, and assertive representation you need when facing child abuse allegations, ensuring your rights are protected.

Probation Violations

Get the guidance and representation you need when facing probation violation allegations, ensuring a fair process and the best possible outcome.

Let us be your guide and defender

Why Choose Us?

We understand that just because you’ve been accused of a crime, that doesn’t mean you are guilty. We also know that no matter what, no one is as bad as the worst thing they have ever done.

It does not matter what you are accused of, we will work with you to understand your unique situation. We will work together to explore every possible option in your case.

Whether it’s working towards a quick and quiet resolution, fighting for a complete victory at trial, or crafting a unique compromise that protects your future—we’ll be there to help you decide your right path forward.

Free Consultation

Don't wander alone anymore. Let's see if Path Forward Legal is a good fit to help you.
Attorney Kathryn Sheely
Attorney Jennifer Gersch

Our Team of Colorado Lawyers

Kathryn and Jenn started Path Forward Legal to help people who are accused of a crime in Colorado:

  1. understand the criminal legal system,
  2. find out the options and defenses available, and
  3. overcome the situation to set on a new path forward.

We come from different backgrounds and know our clients do, too. That’s why we work together to make sure we can meet the needs of our diverse, amazing community.

High school students, self-made entrepreneurs, and retirees can each be accused of crimes. The consequences of a bad result can affect college applications, professional licenses, and child visitation rights. We know that the best path to resolve a case may look different depending on your goals.

Don't face your criminal charges alone.

Let us help you! Call Now : (303) 535-5820

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