Robert L. McGahey Jr.

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Robert L. McGahey Jr.
Current Court Information:
Colorado Second Judicial District
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Bill Owens
Active:   2000-2014
Past post:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Princeton University
Law School:   University of Denver
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Second Judicial District
Position:  Retention
State:  Colorado
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  73.0%ApprovedA

Robert L. McGahey Jr. is a judge for the Colorado Second Judicial District Court. He was appointed to this position in January of 2000 by former Governor Bill Owens.[1] His initial term was for two years; he therefore had to stand for retention in 2002 and 2008.[2] Both bids were successful. His current term expires in 2014.[3]

McGahey ran for retention in the 2014 election.[4]



See also: Colorado judicial elections, 2014
McGahey Jr. was retained to the Second Judicial District with 73.0% of the vote on November 4, 2014.[4][5]

Judicial performance evaluation

The Colorado Commissions on Judicial Performance recommended that Judge McGahey be Retained. The full report is available here.


McGahey received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law.[1]


McGahey worked as a private practice lawyer for more than 25 years prior to his judicial appointment in 2000. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver College of Law.[1]

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