Contact CJI | JOIN OR RENEW NOW! | Media Room

Preserving and enhancing the fairness, impartiality and excellence of Colorado's Courts for Colorado's people.


The 2018 Judicial Excellence Awards nominations are now closed but...

Save the Date!

The Judicial Excellence Awards will be presented at the 16th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner, on October 18, 2018, at the Hilton Denver City Center. 



CJI Sponsors Colorado’s Legal Resource Day

The Colorado Judicial Institute was pleased to sponsor Colorado’s Legal Resource Day for the fourth consecutive year in 15 of Colorado’s judicial districts. The event is part of a broader federal program to celebrate the nation's commitment to the rule of law.

With nearly 1,000 people in attendance, the highest percentage of participants was seen in Jefferson County. Domestic is always at the top of the issues, primarily in the areas of divorce, child custody, and a growing number of grandparent rights.  Continue this article here...



Interested in Becoming More Involved in the Colorado Judicial Institute?

Join one of our committees!  Contact our Executive Director, Amy Ostheimer, at for additional information.

email Email Page   print Print
50 Years of Merit Selection: Gov. Hickenlooper’s Proclamation
Get the Facts! Judicial Merit Selection in Colorado
Law Week: Celebrating 50 Years of Merit Selection in Colorado
Want to know how Colorado selects and evaluates judges?
2017 CJI Committee List

Interested in becoming more involved in CJI?  Click here for our list of committees.

Family Law Committee Report: Parent Perceptions

Parents' Voices: The Other Side of the Bench was released in July 2011. The report, conducted over a two year period, uses surveys and interviews of parents who were involved in dependency and neglect proceedings in Colorado courts. The report is available for download below.