Shawn Witkus originally hails from Wisconsin, and is an avid Packers fan. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a degree in Political Science he attended the University of Wisconsin School of Law. Knowing that he wanted to live in Colorado, he began work with the Colorado Springs office of the Colorado State Public Defender in 2006. Shawn practiced as a public defender for 12 years, until 2018. During this time he tried over a hundred criminal jury trials, the vast majority of which were felony cases. Shawn had several numerous victories while at the public defender’s office, including an outright acquittal of a client charged with 1stDegree Murder. For his hard work and dedication, Shawn received the award for attorney of the year in 2014-2015. Shawn joined the Kohn Law Firm in 2018 and currently handles all types of felony criminal cases, including domestic violence, sexual assaults, and homicides. Shawn also handles misdemeanor and DUI cases. In his spare time he enjoys exploring Colorado’s hiking and mountain bike trails and taking advantage of Colorado’s beautiful scenery.