Beale Crane Tejada

Beale Crane Tejada

Denver, Colorado

Beale attended Colorado College where he played on the men's' varsity soccer team and received his B.A. in American History/Political Science. After graduating from CC, Beale worked for the private grant making foundation El Pomar, where he was a Fellow for two years. From there, he attended Colorado Law at the University of Colorado. During law school, he competed in and won best brief for the National Hispanic Bar Association's moot court national competition. He also interned for the Court of Appeals before graduating in 2012. Upon graduation, he went straight to the Public Defenders Office where he successfully handled an entire spectrum of cases, from first-time driving offenses to those accused of drug offenses, sex assaults, and homicides.

Beale practices in the firm's criminal defense, personal injury, wrongful death, and workers' compensation while handling other miscellaneous civil cases. Beale, along with everyone at Crane & Tejada, prides himself on being willing and able to take anything to trial and also being available to his clients and keeping them apprised of their cases.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Lead Counsel Certified, 2016 - present

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2012


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. - 2012
  • Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: History/Political Science


  • Criminal Procedure Basics, Southwest CO Bar Association, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Best Brief - Hispanic National Bar Association, 2011
  • Varsity Men's Soccer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Criminal Bar Association - Board of Governors, Board of Governors, 2016 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • State Office of the Public Defender, Trial Attorney, 2012 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lincoln Hills Cares, Board of Directors, 2016 - Present
  • El Pomar Foundation, Fellow, 2007 - 2009
  • Deregistration, expungement, and sealing clinics, 2015 - Present