Matthew A. Hardy


Matthew A. Hardy is a founding partner of Hardy & Juba LLC. He has been a criminal defense attorney for over a decade, starting practice in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Denver in 2007. From 2007 until 2012, Mr. Hardy worked in the Denver Trial Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, where he gained crucial experience representing adults and juveniles charged with misdemeanors and felonies of all levels, including first degree murder. Since co-founding Hardy & Juba LLC in 2012, Mr. Hardy has continued to zealously represent people accused of crimes in Colorado courts, working hard to get the best possible outcomes for his clients.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2007 - Present
  • Ohio, 2006 - Inactive

Education

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland Ohio
    • Juris Doctor: May 2005, 
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio
    • Bachelor of Arts: 2002
    • Major: History
    • Minor: English

Involvement

  • LYRIC (Learn Your Rights In Colorado), Non-profit
    • Board member, 2014 - 2016
    • Volunteer, 2014 - Present
  • Continuing Legal Education Presentations
    • Plea Negotiations in Juvenile Court - CJDC Conference 2013
    • Search and Seizure - When Evidence is Found at School - CJDC Conference 2014
    • Substantive Fourth and Fifth Amendment Law for Juveniles - LYRIC Law Day Training 2014, 2015, 2016
 

 

Michael S. Juba


Michael S. Juba co-founded Hardy & Juba LLC in 2012. Before starting the firm, Mr. Juba spent five years with the Colorado State Public Defender's Office, where he defended trial cases in County, District, Juvenile, and Drug courts. Mr. Juba devotes the majority of his practice to juvenile representation and focuses on litigation involving direct-file youth in adult court. Ranging from misdemeanors to felonies, Mr. Juba brings his years of experience to see each client receive optimum outcomes in every case. 

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2007 - Present

Education

  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • Juris Doctor: 2007 
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • Bachelor of Arts: 2003
    • Major: Philosophy, Magna cum Laude

Involvement

  • LYRIC (Learn Your Rights In Colorado), Non-profit
    • Co-Founder, Vice-Chairman of the Board, 2014 - Present
    • Volunteer, 2014 - Present
  • Continuing Legal Education Presentations
    • Adjudicatory Trials in Juvenile Court - 2013
    • Educating Children of Colorado - Legal Rights of Juveniles - 2016
    • Pre-Trial Services in Juvenile Court - 2016
    • Confidentiality Rules in the Juvenile-Attorney Relationship - 2016
    • Zealous Advocacy in Juvenile Defense - 2016
    • Substantive Fourth and Fifth Amendment Law for Juveniles - LYRIC Law Day Training 2014, 2015, 2016