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.

Employee Dispute Resolution Plan

The United States District Court and Probation Office for the District of Colorado are firmly committed to a policy that discrimination or harassment based on race, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age (40 years and over), or disability is prohibited. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees, employment considerations will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

The Court has adopted the Employment Dispute Resolution Plan of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado (EDR Plan), which allows employees and interviewed applicants to seek redress for wrongful discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

Employees and applicants can report, resolve, and seek remedies for discrimination, harassment, or other wrongful conduct under the EDR Plan by contacting any of the Court's EDR Coordinators, the Circuit Director of Workplace Relations (Jill Langley, 303-335-2975, or the National Office of Judicial Integrity (Michael Henry, 202-502-1603, If you have a question, please feel free to contact an EDR Coordinator today.

EDR Coordinator:

Magistrate Judge Scott T. Varholak

Alternate EDR Coordinators:

Cathy Pearson

Troy Ruplinger

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Notice

EDR Plan

  • Request for Assisted Resolution
  • Formal Complaint

  • Judicial Conduct and Disability

    Complaint of Judicial Misconduct or Disability Form