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Michael A. Martinez

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Michael A. Martinez
Current Court Information:
Colorado Second Judicial District
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Bill Owens
Active:   2000-2016
Past post:   Magistrate, Seventeenth Judicial District
Personal History
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.[1] He was retained in 2010 to a six-year term that ends on December 31, 2016.[2][3]


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


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.[1]



Martinez was retained in 2010 with 71.36% of the vote.[3][4]

Main article: Colorado judicial elections, 2010

Retention recommendation

Martinez was recommended for retention by the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation.

  • Read the performance review here.

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