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 John L. Kane

Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse A838 / Courtroom A802
(303) 844-6118


Pretrial and Trial Procedures Memorandum - Civil (Revised Dec. 2019) (PDF) (DOCX)
Pretrial and Trial Procedures Memorandum - Criminal (Revised Dec. 2019) (PDF) (DOCX)
Stipulated Scheduling and Discovery Order (PDF) (DOCX)
Pretrial Order (PDF) (DOCX)
Witness List (PDF) (DOCX)
Exhibit List (PDF) (DOCX)
Form Protective Order (PDF) (DOCX)

Sample Jury Instructions

  • Civil - Fall 2013
  • Civil - February 2019
  • Civil - May 2021
  • Criminal - February 2019
  • Articles

  • Judging Credibility
  • Riding Jury Instructions to Victory

  • DISSENT from D.C.Colo.LR 72.2 on Consent Jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge

    Intern Application Procedure


    Judge Kane is not currently hiring law clerks. Intern applicants, we are pausing our application procedure for 2023. Please do not send materials to chambers.