The United States District Court
District of Colorado

Hon. Philip A. Brimmer, Chief Judge
Jeffrey P. Colwell Esq., Clerk of Court

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a fair and impartial forum that ensures equal access to justice in accordance with the rule of law, protects rights and liberties of all persons, and resolves cases in a timely and efficient manner.

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Court News

Committee on Conduct Opportunities for Interested Attorneys

The United States District Court is seeking applications for appointment to the court’s Committee on Conduct. The Committee on Conduct presides over attorney disciplinary matters, as defined in D.C.COLO.LAttyR 6(c). There are currently three upcoming vacancies on the Committee. For more information, please visit the Attorney Discipline page of the court’s website, available HERE.

 

Announcement of the Reappointment of Part-Time Magistrate Judge Gordon P. Gallagher

The Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado take great pleasure in announcing the reappointment of part-time United States Magistrate Judge Gordon P. Gallagher to a third term of four years effective October 12, 2020. A Merit Selection Panel comprised of Colorado attorneys and lay persons recently solicited comments from the public relative to Judge Gallagher's job performance. The Panel returned a unanimous recommendation to the Court for his reappointment.

 

Upcoming Events

Faculty of Federal Advocates presents:

“What are "Blockchain" & "Bitcoin," and What Do I Need to Know About Them?” EMILY R. GARNETT, ESQ., U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; THOMAS J. KRYSA, ESQ., Foley & Lardner, LLP; DAVID TONINI, ESQ., U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado; HETAL DOSHI, ESQ., Moderator, U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado
When: Wednesday, August 12 2020, 12 NOON - 1:15 p.m.
Where: Webinar
2 General CLE Credits approved.

Experts Emily Garnett of the SEC, David Tonini of the DOJ, and Thomas Krysa, formerly with the SEC and now in private practice at Foley & Lardner, will introduce us to digital currencies such as Bitcoin. They will discuss civil and criminal investigations generally, as well as enforcement priorities and trends, including schemes arising out of the COVID crisis.

To register, visit the Faculty of Federal Advocates website here.

 

Faculty of Federal Advocates presents:

"2019 in Perspective: A Statistical Analysis of the Business of the Federal District Court" - Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty, U.S. District Court
When: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 12 NOON - 1:15 p.m.
Where: Webinar
2 General CLE Credits approved

Judge Hegarty will present an overview of 2019 in the District of Colorado, including trial outcomes, ADR activity, consent before magistrate judges, and other useful information.

To register, visit the Faculty of Federal Advocates website here.