On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Roberto Ramirez to the Seventeenth Judicial District Court. Ramirez will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of Hon. Craig Welling to the Colorado Court of Appeals, effective January 16, 2017.
Ramirez is currently the City of Arvada’s litigation counsel and United States Air Force’s Reserve Chief Senior Prosecutor. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. For the City of Arvada, Ramirez handles all civil litigation matters for city council, city divisions and departments, and individual employees. For the United States Air Force, he has worked legal issues as an Air Force federal prosecutor, criminal defense counsel, trial consultant, or instructor in several U.S. cities and foreign countries. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas, San Antonio and his law degree at South Texas College of Law, Houston.
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