Albana Alla was born in a small mountainous village in northeast Albania.
She studied law for two years at University of Tirana Law School before
immigrating to the United States in 2000. She graduated from University
of North Carolina magna cum laude with a BA in criminal justice. Albana
received her law degree from University of Colorado School of Law in 2008.
During law school she clerked for a District Court Judge, served for three
years as a research assistant for her constitutional law professor, and
practiced for two years as an immigration law student attorney with a
nonprofit legal center. She also enrolled in the criminal defense clinic
practicing as a criminal defense student attorney for a full academic
year. Albana received numerous awards during law school including the
prestigious “Outstanding Law Student” award from National
Association of Women Lawyers.
Albana commissioned as a 1LT into the U.S. Army JAG Corps in 2010. The
majority of her military career was in military justice where she served
as a Trial Counsel in Germany, Senior Trial Counsel at Fort Carson, and
Defense Counsel at Fort Bragg. She also deployed to Afghanistan serving
as Chief Legal Counsel to the Commanding General. The most rewarding experience
for her was serving as a Defense Counsel for two years at Fort Bragg.
Albana fought tooth and nail to vindicate her wrongfully accused clients.
She secured numerous acquittals in sexual assault cases including retentions
and honorable discharges at separation boards. She left Fort Bragg proud
to have saved countless lives and careers.
Albana left active duty in 2018 to join the City of Denver prosecution
office. As an Assistant City Prosecutor for over a year, she sharpened
her trial advocacy skills by trying numerous criminal cases however she
realized her true calling was defending people. Albana loves the military
and continues to serve part-time as a Judge Advocate in the Colorado National
Guard. She is currently a Trial Defense Counsel representing Soldiers
throughout the state.
Now with Feldmann Nagel Cantafio PLLC., Albana is the Defense Counsel you
need in the toughest time of your life and career. With a passion for
justice, Albana will work relentlessly until the panel, jury, and the
judge have heard the other side of the story.