Kristan Wheeler, Jefferson County Court Division C


Since 2019, Wheeler served as a district and county court magistrate in the 17th Judicial District. She previously served as a part-time County Court Magistrate in the City and County of Denver and Presiding Judge in the Louisville Municipal Court and a relief judge in several municipal courts. Wheeler was also a founding partner of Malkinson Wheeler Law, LLP from 2010 until 2016, a solo practitioner from 2004 until 2010, an associate attorney from 2002 until 2004, and Deputy State Public Defender in Denver and Boulder from 1998 until 2002.


Wheeler received her bachelor's degree from Trinity University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.[1]

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Why You Need Our DUI Professionals to Represent You In This Court

Every judge who presides over DUI cases in this county conducts their courtroom differently from any other judge. Every one has slightly different procedures, habits and tendencies in the way they interact with the District Attorneys, defendants and attorneys.

So it’s critical to the successful defense of your case to hire a DUI expert who not only specializes in DUI defense, but who has extensive experience with the people in the particular courtroom where your case will be held to help you navigate though the system.

Jim Forslund and Gary Pareja have been representing clients in this courtroom for years. They have that unique advantage you are looking for to obtain the best possible outcome for your unique set of circumstances in the specific judicial venue your case will be heard.