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.