Michael A. Martinez
|Michael A. Martinez|
|Current Court Information:|
|Colorado Second Judicial District|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Bill Owens|
|Past post:||Magistrate, Seventeenth Judicial District|
|Undergraduate:||University of Colorado|
|Law School:||University of Denver College of Law|
Michael A. Martinez is a judge for the Colorado Second Judicial District Court. He was appointed to this position by former Governor Bill Owens in September 2000. He was retained in 2010 to a six year term that ends on December 31, 2016.
Martinez has been a trial lawyer in both the public and private practice. He has worked as a private practice lawyer with the Denver firm of Mann and Shappell and served as both an associate general counsel for the Regional Transportation District and as an assistant attorney for the City of Denver. Before joining the 2nd District court, Martinez was a magistrate for the 17th Judicial District.
- Main article: Colorado judicial elections, 2010
Martinez was recommended for retention by the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation.
- Read the performance review here.
- 2nd Judicial District Homepage
- Watchdog.org, "Denver judge halts vouchers, district vows to appeal," December 16, 2011