Attorney Malcolm Seawell

Recently acknowledged as one of Denver’s top 100 attorneys, I was born in Chapel Hill, N.C. I am an honors graduate of the American University in Washington, D. C., where I received degrees in Criminal Justice and Economics and was a leader of Phi Sigma Kappa. Upon graduation, I was inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. 

Education & Experience

I attended law school at the University of Denver where I received a Juris Doctor degree in 1991. During my coursework at the University of Denver, I received American Jurisprudence Awards in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Appellate Advocacy, and Corporations. Based on outstanding scholarly achievements in the study of law at graduation, Malcolm graduated with highest honors and was initiated into the Order of Saint Ives.

I was employed as a Deputy District Attorney in Colorado’s Eighteenth Judicial District from July of 1989, through June of 1996. In July of 1996, I entered into private practice where I have put a focus on criminal defense and personal injury law. I am admitted to practice in both Colorado state and federal courts. I have tried in excess of 100 criminal trials, as a prosecutor and defense attorney. I was also formerly an assistant municipal judge for the towns of Parker and Castle Rock, Colorado.

I have lectured as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business Administration in the area of jurisprudence. I have also frequently lectured in the areas of criminal law and criminal procedure.

I have an AV Preeminant rating from Martindale Hubble, which is the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of my peers rank me at the highest level of professional excellence for my legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1991
  • United States District of Colorado, 1996