Mental Illness

Attorneys Iris Eytan and Dru Nielsen of prestigious Denver criminal defense law firm Eytan Nielsen LLC are pleased to announce their recognition as Best Lawyers in America, 2022 Edition. To be recognized as Best Lawyers in America is an honor. Only attorneys whom their peers...

April 3, 2021 Denver, Colorado Iris Eytan, of award-winning Colorado criminal defense firm Eytan Nielsen, LLC, was quoted in an articlepublished by The Denver Gazette on April 3, 2021 titled, “The Boulder Shooting Suspect’s Attorneys Have Referenced Supposed Mental Illness, But Previous Assault Misdemeanor Probably Wouldn’t Have...

April 15, 2019 Long-running litigation over the time-frame for competency evaluations for criminal defendants resolved with a consent decree. After the issue went through multiple rounds of litigation and settlements, the consent decree is expected to resolve the litigation. The result includes changes in the Colorado Department...

April 29, 2019 Pro Bono Spotlight In 2006, Eugene Zuniga was arrested in Colorado for stealing a bike and was declared unable to stand trial because of severe mental illness. But instead of being sent for treatment, he spent five months in a local jail without appropriate...

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