Jay Tiftickjian Elected President of Defense Bar

Denver DUI attorney Jay Tiftickjian has been elected president of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar. He will assume the role June 1.

“I am honored that my peers would trust me in this position,” Tiftickjian said in a news release. “Being the leader of the defense bar is a great responsibility, and I intend to exceed expectations in this role.”

Tiftickjian will be the first former prosecutor to serve as president of the criminal defense bar. The organization, which is associated with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, was established in 1979 and provides training for the criminal defense community. It is devoted solely to representing people accused of committing crimes.