Exclusive Criminal
Defense Representation
For Over 46 Years

Attorneys Scott Jurdem & Sarah Croog have spent their entire legal careers defending people and protecting their rights.

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Premier Trial Lawyer in Boulder, CO

Scott Jurdem is one of the most experienced trial lawyers in Colorado. Jurdem, LLC has built a reputation for success in the most difficult of criminal defense and personal injury cases.

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Criminal Defense

From sex offenses to hit-and-run charges to drug possession—we have defended against a wide range of misdemeanors and felonies

Do I Need A Criminal Defense Attorney?

Without experienced and effective representation, criminal charges can permanently alter the course of your life. Even minor criminal charges on your record can seriously limit your ability to secure employment, an education or a place to live. It is always important to have the most effective criminal defense representation possible because only an experienced attorney can help you to minimize or eliminate entirely the consequences of being charged with a crime.

At Jurdem, LLC, our Boulder criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to providing our clients with the most effective criminal defense available. We have developed a track record of success over the years, and we continue to build that record with each client we represent.

Personal Injury

We help injured parties recovery for auto accident injuries, other negligently caused injuries and those caused by negligent professionals including attorneys, doctors and others.

Personal Injury

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A Record Of Success In Criminal Defense Representation

Mr. Jurdem’s skills as a trial lawyer were honed over the course of a 42 year career and are well known in the State of Colorado. His achievements include selection to the Best Lawyers in America (2019-2022), with the additional designation as Lawyer of the Year 2022 by Best Lawyers in America, nomination and admission to the exclusive American Board of Trial Lawyers (ABOTA), over fifteen years selected to Colorado Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for the top five percent of Colorado attorneys, and Board Certification as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Jurdem’s successes in the personal injury and civil arena include two verdicts in excess of ten million dollars and many others in excess of one million dollars.
A licensed attorney in Boulder since 1976, Scott Jurdem has broad experience including serving as Director of the Denver and Colorado Springs Public Defender Offices. Attorney Sarah Croog is an experienced litigation attorney who has received favorable results for her clients in both criminal and civil matters. For examples of how we have helped people when they needed it most, please see some of our case results.

Representative Cases


Complete Dismissal of All Charges on May 18, 2022. Following the DA’s only plea bargain offer to plead guilty and have our client serve 30 years in prison…..


On November 20th 2019 the firm’s client facing a charge domestic violence assault was fully exonerated by a Boulder County jury when they returned a not guilty verdict after a one day trial…


On May 16, 2018 a firm client facing a life sentence as a Sex Offender was vindicated when the Boulder District Court dismissed a Criminal Complaint charging…