The United States District Court
District of Colorado

Hon. Marcia S. Krieger, 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.

Court News

Area residents have received phone calls from someone claiming to be with the United States Marshal Service. Residents are told that they have failed to respond or appear on a grand jury summons and that a warrant for their arrest has been issued.

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Scheduled Maintenance - August 18, 2015

The court will be performing scheduled maintenance on this site on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 6pm-9pm. Please plan accordingly.


Effective August 3, 2015, and in accordance with D.C.COLO.LCivR 40.1 and D.C.COLO.LAPR 10.3, pending and future AP case will be assigned to either Senior Judge Wiley Y. Daniel or Judge Robert E. Blackburn for pre-merits management.

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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). The Committee investigates and acts upon complaints against members of this court’s bar, applications for reinstatement or readmission, and matters involving attorney disability. There are currently three upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The term of each appointment is three years and will commence on or about October 1, 2015. Committee members should expect to serve two terms. Applications are due by close of business on August 7, 2015.  More information and application instructions may be found here.


The Court offers the appended Guidelines and Checklist as a resource for judicial officers, attorneys and parties in civil actions involving electronically stored information. Counsel and parties are encouraged to consult and review the Guidelines and Checklist in all such actions.

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Upcoming Events

Civil CM/ECF Training - September 9, 2015

Civil CM/ECF Training September 9, 2015 from 9am to 11am in Room A142 on the 1st Floor of the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse in Denver.

The training program provides attorneys and their staff with the knowledge necessary to use the electronic filing system. Topics include:

  • How to prepare documents for electronic filing
  • How to file electronically to ECF
  • How to retrieve electronically filed documents
  • How to change your noticing options
  • What to do if you have difficulties filing electronically
  • Overview of ECF procedures including document retention, service, electronic signatures, and system requirements

Click here to register for a class.

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