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.

Magistrate Judge James M. Candelaria

P.O. Box 2906
U.S. District Court / LaPlata County Courthouse
1060 E. 2nd Avenue, Suite 150
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 259-0542


Uniform Civil Practice Standards for Magistrate Judges - Effective April 1, 2024 (PDF)