Bruce Carey has been practicing criminal defense exclusively in Eagle County since 1991. He has successfully handled thousands of cases and many trials including Sex Assault, DUIs, and Domestic Violence.
Mr. Carey is a former deputy district attorney in Eagle County. Bruce won his first criminal jury trial before he was licensed to practice law. He was able to do this under the Student Practice Act that legally allows law students to practice prior to obtaining their bar results.
Bruce has practiced criminal law in Eagle for more than 30 years where he successfully prosecuted the first case of Reckless Skiing to go to trial in Colorado. Bruce was the Denver legal consultant for the Perry Mason television series for the final 4 years of the long-running series and worked directly with Mr. Raymond Burr on legal accuracy. Bruce was an on-air consultant for Fox News and ESPN on national television during the Kobe Bryant case in Eagle, Colorado.
Prior to attending the University of Colorado, Bruce was a sergeant in the United States Army. He was a volunteer for the Eagle County Fair and Rodeo for more than 20 years and served on the board for 17 years and served on The Eagle County Zoning Board for 7 years.
Bruce guided nature walks at Beaver Creek Nordic Center for 14 years.
Colorado State Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National DUI Task Force
J.D. - University of Denver, 1989
B.A. - University of Colorado at Boulder, 1982