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Meet Attorney Rhidian Orr

Rhidian D.W. Orr

Rhidian Orr

Senior Partner, Owner, and Skilled Denver DUI Lawyer

Rhidian Orr is the owner of The Orr Law Firm. He received his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law in 2000, His MBA in 2002 and his B.A. from the University of Denver in 1994. He is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College and Terry MacCarthy’s Cross Examination training. He has been recognized as a “Super Lawyers Rising Star” in 2011 and 2012 and a Super Lawyer 2014 - 2018.

Mr. Orr has dedicated his entire practice to DUI and criminal traffic defense and thus is trained as a practitioner and an instructor in standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs) in accordance with standards set forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). He is also trained in the operation of the Intoxilyzer 9000, has trained extensively in Gas Chromatography and is also Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Overview certified.

Awarded & Accomplished In 2014, Mr. Orr was given the distinguished honor of being AV Preeminent® Rated which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. The AV Preeminent® Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubbell®.

He is a lifetime member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College and NORML. Rhidian is a former Colorado state delegate (2013-2014) and a Sustaining Member for the National College for DUI Defense.

Mr. Orr is also a Faculty Member for the National College for DUI Defense and Trial Skills University. Adding to his resume, Mr. Orr is now a Charter Member and former Board Member for the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in 2014.

Mr. Orr has also coauthored and published the Colorado DUI Survival Guide (2013) and authored a chapter in the Inside the Minds: Navigating DUI Drug Cases (2012). Along with his recent professional publications, Mr. Orr is regularly invited to be a guest lecturer at CLE's and DUI Defense Seminars across the country and at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and the University of Colorado College Of Law on DUI defense strategies and techniques.

To learn more about how our dedicated Denver DUI attorney can help you after an arrest, call The Orr Law Firm at (303) 818-2448 for your free initial phone consultation.

Areas of Practice:

  • DUI/DWAI/DUID/UDD
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Vehicular Eluding
  • Careless Driving Causing Bodily Injury and/or Death
  • Criminal Traffic Offenses
  • DUR/DUS
  • Habitual Traffic Offender Cases
  • DMV Administrative Hearings
  • Minor in Possession/Consumption
  • Texting while Driving

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado, 2002 Minnesota, 2003

Education:

  • University of Denver College of Law; Denver, CO 2000 J.D.
  • University of Denver, Daniels College of Business; Denver, CO 2002 M.B.A.
  • University of Denver; Denver, CO 1994 B.A.

Memberships:

Certifications/Training:

  • Forensic Alcohol Training and Consulting - Intoxilyzer 9000 Operator Training
  • Joshua Karton - From Presentation Into Persuasion
  • MacCarthy Cross Exam Seminar II - Cross Examination & Impeachment
  • ACS Forensic Chromatography III - Forensic Chromatography
  • National College for DUI Defense - Summer Session - DUI Defense Training
  • The McShane Law Firm - The Scientific Truth About HS-GC-FID
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
  • Platt & Associates - NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Instructor Course
  • Platt & Associates - NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition Expert Overview Course
  • Platt & Associates - NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Practitioner Course
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association & The National College for DUI Defense - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI Cases
  • Industrial Training & Design Ltd. - Intoxilyzer 5000EN Operator Training
  • Western Trial Advocacy Institute - Effective Communication and Trial Skills Training
  • Mountain States Accident Reconstruction & Investigations, LLC. - NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Practitioner Training

Awards:

What Our Clients Say

  • “Thank you for making my criminal case disappear.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; LARIMER COUNTY DUI - DISMISSED

  • “Mr. Orr and his entire staff have followed a very aggressive training program that puts them at the top of the class among DUI defenders.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “Throughout the process Rhidian was up front and honest with me, while at the same time displaying a level of compassion for my situation that helped me cope with what I was possibly facing.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “I'd hire The Orr Law Firm again in a second.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “When they say "Colorado's Premier DUI Defense Law Firm," they mean it!”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI

  • “The Orr Law team was not only understanding, but sympathetic and compassionate about my case.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT

  • “The attorneys at The Orr Law Firm had my best interest in mind and walked me through the entire process.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “Choosing The Orr Law Firm to represent my case was the right decision.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “Unlike some lawyers they actually care about your well-being.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI

  • “Your performance in court was amazing; the end result surpassed all my expectations. My traffic violation has been removed and erased.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; MUNICIPAL COURT TRAFFIC VIOLATION

  • “The Orr Law Firm got this down to a careless driving charge and the other tickets were dropped. What's even better, this was before the day of the trial.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “Their depth and knowledge of the practice really showed through when they began working on my case.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “Rhidian Orr kept his word and I was able to avoid 'straight' jail time.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; BOULDER COUNTY DUI W/ 2 PRIORS

  • “He was always able to get me to relax and know that he was going to take care of it. Something like that for me is essential in making me feel good that I have made the right choice.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “My husband and myself felt very supported navigating some scary waters and we had a better than expected outcome.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

Protect Your Future: Choose The Orr Law Firm

  • Devotion to first-class service & representation
  • Knowledgeable representation in complex matters
  • Flat pricing with no hidden fees
  • Spanish speaking attorney on staff
  • We have a reputation for creating solid defenses

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