|Current Court Information:|
|Colorado Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||Attorney, Messner & Reeves, LLC|
|Undergraduate:||US Air Force Academy|
|Law School:||University of Denver College of Law|
|Grad. School:||University of Virginia School of Law|
Russell Carparelli is a judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals. He joined the court on February 7, 2003 and was retained by voters in the 2006 General Election. His current eight-year term will expire on January 13, 2015.
Justice Carparelli graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science. He then received his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law. He earned a Master of Laws from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Justice Carparelli served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970 to 1990 and retired Lieutenant Colonel. During his time in the Air Force he was a Prosecutor from 1974 to 1976 and 1977 to 1980, a Criminal Defense Counselor from 1976 to 1977, and a Civil Litigator from 1987 to 1990. He also worked as a Judge for the U.S. Air Force Judiciary, 5th Circuit from 1981-1983, and an Appellate Judge for the U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals from 1984 to 1986. He then worked in private practice for the next 12 years, first at Bradley, Campbell, Carney & Madsen, P.C. from 1990 to 1996, Kissinger & Fellman, P.C. from 1996 to 1997 and Messner & Reeves, LLC from 1997 to 2002. On February 7, 2003 he was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals, a position which he currently serves.
Awards and Associations
- Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia Annual Trial Advocacy Institute, 1984-present
- Lecturer, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and trial advocacy
- Director, Highlands Ranch Metropolitan District 2, 2000-2002
| Colorado Court of Appeals |
2006 General election results
- Click here for 2006 General Election Results from the Colorado Secretary of State.
Janice Davidson • Daniel Taubman • James Casebolt • John Daniel Dailey • John Webb • Dennis Graham • Russell Carparelli • Alan Loeb • Robert Hawthorne • Gilbert Roman • David Furman • Steve Bernard • Diana Terry • Jerry N. Jones • Nancy Lichtenstein • David Richman • Richard Gabriel • Gale Miller • Laurie Booras • Terry Fox • Stephanie Erin Dunn • Anthony Navarro •
|Former||Jose Marquez • Sandra Rothenberg • Arthur Roy • JoAnn Vogt • Robert M. Russel • Sean Connelly •|