McAllister, Darnell & Associates, P.C.

Firm Overview

We are a civil rights focused firm practicing in the areas of criminal defense, DUI, family law, estate planning, civil litigation and general business law.

Have You or a Loved One Been Accused of a Crime?
You Need An Attorney Who Cares About the Outcome.
Nothing is more life changing than being charged with a crime. A conviction may lead to the loss of your freedom, probation, drug testing, community service, and/or paying thousands of dollars in fines. If you have been charged with a crime, you need the experienced and aggressive representation of McAllister, Darnell and Associates.

Conveniently located in downtown Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado, McAllister, Darnell and Associates provides the best quality criminal defense and medical marijuana representation possible. We take the time to ensure the client comes out on top. We work diligently so clients feel satisfied with their representation, and even provide personal cell phone numbers so we can be reached when clients need us the most.

McAllister, Darnell and Associates can help you achieve the best outcome for you.

Former Attorney Generals, Public Defenders, Radio Experts and clerks for the top judges in the state.
Chaired the governors DUID task force on the presumptive limits for Cannabis related DUID
Recently asked to chair the Colorado board of NORML and sit on the board of the Cannabis Business Alliance.
Represent the Mile High Society Project, an organization dedicated to serving various charities in Colorado.

Main Office
36 Steele Street
Suite 200
Denver  CO  80206
  • (303) 575-5600
  • (720) 542-8391


Free Initial Consultation?
Free consultation is available for certain cases.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Criminal Matters have fixed rates that depend on the type of representation
Hourly Rates
Sean McAllister $300, Tae Darnell $250, Shawn Hauser $150--

Office Information

Office Hours
Mon-Fri 9 am — 5 pm
Office Manager
Britta Miller
Emergency After Hours

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?


What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

It is the policy of the firm to divide the work in a manner that is best suited to the needs of the client in an aim to be most cost effective.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

In most cases it is in the best interest of the client to settle the case without having to go through litigation. Particularly in our family law cases the aim is to settle the case through mediation or other collaborative efforts.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?


What distinguishes your law firm from others?

McAllister, Darnell & Associates is founded on a passion for our practice areas. Our attorneys are ethically driven to make a positive contribution to society with their work. We are not scared away by controversial topics like medical marijuana or same sex marriage. Our attorneys provide personalized attention to every client's case to ensure the best outcome possible.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

The lawyers at McAllister, Darnell & Associates are always willing to empower the clients to educate themselves on legal issues. We pride ourselves on being able to translate complicated legal concepts into understandable issues for our clients.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?


Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?


Sean McAllister

Our firm is comprised of several lawyers that gained experience elsewhere and came together to form our unique practice in the spring of 2011.

It is the policy of the firm to divide the work in a manner that is best suited to the needs of the client in an aim to be most cost effective.

  • Bar Number: 31350
    Colorado , 1999

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