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Award-winning criminal defense lawyer C. Robert “Rob” Biondino, Jr.  is the firm’s owner and founder.  Rob has litigated thousands of cases during his career and is known as an aggressive and shrewd defense attorney with a strong track record of success.

Rob grew up in Connecticut and embraces the “East Coast” mentality; he doesn’t let the prosecuting attorneys or the district attorney push him around.  Handling cases ranging from DUIs and domestic abuse to serious violent felonies, Rob knows how to build a strong defense strategy and “Beat the DA!”

Having graduated from Denver University Law School in 1997, Rob received one of the highest scores on the BAR exam in Colorado history!  Rob believes that everyone deserves THE BEST possible legal representation.  He has spent over 20 years fighting for client’s rights and is the strongest legal counsel against misdemeanor and felony charges.  When you call his office, Rob will personally talk to you about your case.

As one of the most trusted law firms for DUI and criminal cases, the Law Office of C. Robert Biondino has earned a reputation for their extensive knowledge, strong defense strategies, and trusted insight. 


About the Team

Nicole Funchess

Attorney

Nicole joined The Biondino Law Firm in August 2021. She
graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, with her Juris
Doctorate Degree in May, 2018. She has had extensive experience working in thePublic Defender’s office, Appellate Courts, Juvenile courts and Family Law. Nicole has shown us her exceptional ability to digest the facts in a case, ask the right questions and apply the best remedy for our clients. Her research skills guarantee that our clients can be assured that all options available in law will be presented to protect a client’s best interests. And – like Rob Biondino, she “…isn’t afraid to step on some toes” when faced with a particularly challenging adversary!


Shannon Butler

Paralegal for Robert Biondino

Shannon was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is a graduate of Widefield High School in Colorado Springs and has a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice with concentration in Human Services and Behavioral Health. Shannon also holds a paralegal certificate from Adams State College. Shannon joined the Law Office of C. Robert Biondino Jr., P.C. in March of 2018 after working for a large firm in Colorado Springs for many years. While she has knowledge and experience  in several focus areas, she is our senior paralegal and  works extensively on our Domestic Relations/ Family Law cases.  Shannon also has a vast knowledge in Criminal Law and often jumps in to help on our criminal cases when needed. Shannon is a top notch paralegal who excels in organization, communication, document analysis and preparation and assisting both clients and staff with the navigation of the Court policies and procedures. Her extensive knowledge of the Colorado Statutes outstanding and unmatched. She is a true asset to our team.

Outside of the office, Shannon resides with her husband on their ranch in Eastern Colorado where they raise dairy goats. They enjoy to spend their spare time fishing, camping and visiting their families across the United States.


Mike French

Paralegal for Robert Biondino

Mike handles the busy and fast paced criminal docket for Robert Biondino.  Mike brings over sixteen years of law enforcement experience to the firm. He worked in all aspects of law enforcement from Traffic/DUIs to Domestic Violence to Assault/Homicide Investigations.  He uses his knowledge and experience to assist Rob in not only reading what is contained in a police report, but also what might be missing. 

Mike can help with any questions regarding your court dates or discovery.  Mike knows that good people sometimes make bad decisions, and is committed to doing his part to ensure you are treated with dignity and respect throughout the court process.

Mike has a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Executive Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He received his Paralegal Certificate from Metro State College in Denver.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys playing disc golf, hiking and photography.