Kenneth Eichner

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Kenneth Frank Eichner
Alma mater North Carolina State University, Antioch School of Law
Occupation Lawyer, Author, Film Producer

Kenneth Frank Eichner is an American lawyer, author, and film producer. Eichner was a prosecutor in Prince George's County, Maryland before rising to prominence as a defense attorney based in Denver, Colorado.[1] As a prosecutor, Eichner successfully prosecuted Warren E. Graham, a 17-year-old boy that shot a high school teacher.[2]

As a defense attorney, Eichner controversially defended Carol Elkins, a nurse charged with murder. Though she faced life in prison, Elkins was eventually sentenced to house arrest.[3] Other notable defenses include infamous serial killer Scott Lee Kimball,[4] and Don Dewitt Smith, who was cleared of a vicious assault.[5]

Eichner also writes on legal issues, both through nonfiction and fiction. He recently wrote an article regarding the Carol Chambers scandal in Arapahoe County, Colorado.[6][7] Additionally, he has published a novel entitled D.A. Diaries about a federal murder trial.[8][9]

Additionally, Eichner has worked in film production, notably as an associate producer for the Academy Award-winning short documentary, "Fine Food, Fine Pastries, Open 6 to 9."[10]


  1. ^ Kenneth F. Eichner's profile from The Eichner Law Firm Website
  2. ^ Jon Jeter, "Teen Guilty in Shooting of Teacher; Largo High Incident Raised Violence Issue",The Washington Post, August 20, 1994
  3. ^ Hector Gutierrez, "VA caregiver pleaded guilty in patient's death", The Rocky Mountain News, April 6, 2007
  4. ^ 2003 Sentencing Minutes, US v. Scott Lee Kimball, 03-CR-23
  5. ^ "Local man cleared in attack", The Daily Camera, September 18, 2003
  6. ^ Kenneth Eichner, "Prosecutors Get Money for Criminal Convictions Near Denver", The Huffington Post, March 28, 2011
  7. ^ Jessica Fender, "DA Chambers offers bonuses for prosecutors who hit conviction targets", The Denver Post, March 23, 2011
  8. ^ "Kenneth F. Eichner", Profile at The Huffington Post
  9. ^ D.A. Diaries Official Website
  10. ^ "Full Cast and Crew", "Fine Food, Fine Pastries, Open 6 to 9" at IMDB