2019 Judicial Excellence Honorees Magistrate Zehe, Judge Fay, and Judge Schutz
CJI Annual Judicial Excellence Awards
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Due to the public health crisis, the awards will be streamed online for 2020 at
The event is free thanks to our generous sponsors.
The 2020 Judicial Excellence Awards will recognize five judicial officers for their outstanding service on the bench. This year’s honorees are:
District Court Judge Larry Schwartz, 10th Judicial District
County Court Presiding Judge Theresa Spahn, Denver County
Magistrate Jami Vigil, 4th Judicial District
Chief Justice Nathan Coats, Colorado Supreme Court
Judge Robert Hawthorne (retired), Colorado Court of Appeals
CJI will also recognize the extraordinary efforts of Colorado’s court system during the COVID crisis with a special award to the Chief Judges Council which has been leading the response.
Contact Cynthia Ophaug-Johansen at 303-766-7501 or Cynthia@ColoradoJudicialInstitute.org.
Read more about our past Judicial Excellence Dinners: