Jane Fisher-Byrialsen is a founding partner of Fisher & Byrialsen, PLLC. Jane has extensive trial and litigation experience in State and Federal courts. Jane has also been very effective in negotiations of dismissals and reduction of charges and obtaining short sentences in all kinds of cases, including very complicated prosecutions for fraud, money laundering, narcotics conspiracies, as well as other types of serious cases such as those involving the RICO act, guns and drugs. Jane has negotiated large settlements in civil rights cases, most notably a settlement of $12,250,000 for Korey Wise, who was exonerated after serving 13 years and 4 months in prison.
Jane attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she graduated Cum Laude in 1999, receiving a B.A. in Political Science. Jane went on to graduate from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. in 2003. In law school, she was President of the Criminal Law Society and received the John F. Evans Award for excellence in trial advocacy. While in law school, Jane attended Oxford University’s International Human Rights Program in Oxford, England.
Before becoming a partner at Fisher & Byrialsen, PLLC, Jane worked as a public defender at the New York Legal Aid Society from 2005 to 2008. Prior to joining the Legal Aid Society, Jane was a law clerk for two years for the Honorable Gerald I. Fisher, presiding judge of the Superior Court of Washington D.C.
Jane is admitted to practice law in New York, Colorado, Maryland, the District of Columbia, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the District of Colorado and the Second and Tenth Circuits.
Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist 2015; for the work performed in what is commonly known as the Central Park Jogger case.
Super Lawyers 2015
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013-2014
John F. Evans Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy 2003
Jane H. Fisher-Byrialsen,
Attorney at Law
CO Office: (303) 256-6345
Cell: (202) 256-5664