Kyra Palmer




Originally from Philadelphia, Kyra has spent the last 20+ years living in six different countries and five different states, finally deciding to settle in Colorado in 2021.  Kyra loves traveling, snowboarding, camping, and exploring all that Colorado has to offer. 


Kyra is an experienced trial attorney who has litigated over 40 trials. From the age of seven, Kyra knew she wanted to be a criminal defense attorney. Kyra began her career as an Air Force Judge Advocate before deciding to make the move into private practice. Kyra is compassionate and is dedicated to ensuring her clients receive the best outcome possible. 



Kyra Palmer is an exceptionally skilled litigator with over fifteen years of experience in the courtroom. Ms. Palmer has litigated over 40 cases, winning numerous jury verdicts. Her primary practice areas include criminal defense and military law. 

Prior to joining Aviso, Ms. Palmer served as a Judge Advocate in the Air Force for over twelve years.  During her time on active duty, Ms. Palmer served as a prosecutor, an area defense counsel, and a senior defense counsel, litigating some of the most complex cases in the Air Force ranging from simple drug possession to premeditated murder. Ms. Palmer was rated the number one senior defense counsel in the Air Force. Ms. Palmer continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves JAG Corps. 

Following her departure from active duty, Ms. Palmer worked at a firm in Colorado Springs focusing on civil litigation and dependency and neglect cases.  After working in civil litigation for over a year, Ms. Palmer decided to go back to what she loves best and joined Aviso to pursue her passion in criminal defense. 


  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI (B.A. History, 2004)
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law – Philadelphia, PA (J.D. 2008)

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Military Law

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court of Colorado
  • Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals 
  • Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces 
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