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Christine Arguello

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Christine Arguello
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/21/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Walker Miller
Personal History
Born:   1955
Hometown:   Thatcher, CO
Undergraduate:   University of Colorado, B.S., 1977
Law School:   Harvard Law, J.D., 1980
Christine M. Arguello (b.1955) is a judge for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. She joined the court in 2008 after receiving a nomination from George W. Bush.[1] Arguello is the first Hispanic judge for the District of Colorado.[2]

Early life and education

  • University of Colorado, B.S., 1977
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1980[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1980-1985
  • Private practice, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1991
  • Consultant, Professional Fee Examiners, Inc., 1991-1996
  • Vice-president of legal, Professional Fee Examiners, Inc., 1996-1997
  • Associate & full professor, University of Kansas School of Law, 1991-1999
  • Visiting & adjunct professor, University of Colorado School of Law, 1999-2002
  • Deputy for states services-Colorado Attorney General's Office, 1999-2000
  • Chief deputy attorney general, Colorado Attorney General's Office, 2000-2002
  • Visiting professor, University of Denver College of Law, 2003
  • Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 2003-2006
  • Managing senior associate counsel, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006-2008[1]

Judicial career

District of Colorado

Arguello was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 10, 2008, to a seat vacated by Walker Miller. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 26, 2008, and received her commission on October 21, 2008.[1]

Awards and associations

Notable cases

Judicial philosophy

See also

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Walker Miller
District of Colorado
Seat #5
Succeeded by: