In 1996 Mr. Faye earned a bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin where he studied History and African studies. He became interested in the law while working for the Metropolitain Milwaukee Fair Housing Counsel where he fought against housing discrimination.
Mr. Faye attended the Michigan State University College of Law and graduated in 2003 near the top of his class. He focused his legal training in the areas of advanced criminal practice and constitutional law. In his third year of law school, he earned a scholarship for his work with the MSU Moot Court Trial Advocacy Team. Michael Faye spent a year working for the school’s Rental Housing Clinic where he litigated landlord-tenant disputes. In addition to volunteering for Prison Legal Services of Michigan, he also spent two years working on the largest class action lawsuit in the history of the State of Michigan.
Mr. Faye moved to Colorado in 2003 to work for the State of Colorado as a criminal defense attorney representing the indigent. For over eight years, he has provided top of the line legal defense to thousands of clients up and down the Front Range. His vast experience with criminal cases is second to none, having successfully defended clients against accusations including First Degree Murder, Sex Assault, Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Drug Possession & Distribution, Theft, Assault, Domestic Violence, and Driving Under the Influence. A highly skilled trial advocate, Mr. Faye prides himself on his aggressive motions practice and has been able to get evidence suppressed in numerous cases based on illegal police conduct.
Michael Faye has spent his career vigorously fighting for the rights of others and looks forward to the opportunity to fight for you. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Mr. Faye is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.
Email Michael Faye at michael@GFLLAW.com