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.

Senior Judge Christine M. Arguello

Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse A638 / Courtroom A602
(303) 335-2174

Uniform Practice Standards (PDF)
Civil Standing Order Regarding Trial and pretrial Procedures - August 2023 (PDF)
Civil Standing Order Regarding Trial and pretrial Procedures - June 2023 - Redline (PDF)
Civil Exhibit List (XLSX)
Civil Witness List (PDF)
Civil Preliminary Jury Instructions (PDF)
Civil Final Jury Instructions (PDF)
Civil Jury Verdict Form (PDF)
Criminal Practice Standards - August 2023 (PDF)
Criminal Exhibit List (XLSX)  
Criminal Witness List (PDF)  
Criminal Preliminary Jury Instructions (PDF)  
Criminal Final Jury Instructions (PDF)  
Criminal Jury Verdict Form (PDF)  
Criminal Scheduling Order (PDF)  
Initial Discovery Protocols in Certain Employment Cases (PDF)  
Judge Arguello Denver Term of Court 2023-2024 (PDF)  

Clerkship information: Thank you for your interest in clerking for Judge Arguello. Judge Arguello has filled all clerkship positions for 2023 and is no longer accepting applications for 2023. Applicants interested in clerking for her in 2024 are advised to wait until late 2023 to submit their applications, which Chambers will not review until early 2024. Judge Arguello does not use OSCAR. Applicants must email their materials as pdfs to Letters of recommendation must also be emailed to that address. Paper application or letters of recommendation will not be considered.