Colorado Judicial Institute’s Judicial Excellence Awards Nominations Now Open

The Colorado Judicial Institute has opened nominations for the 2016 Judicial Excellence Awards.  Please help celebrate the judges and magistrates in your district both by nominating a judge or magistrate and by spreading the word about the Judicial Excellence Awards.  The only way CJI finds out about the great judges across our state is by hearing from people like you!


 Submit Your Nominations Online!

Find out more about the awards and fill out a nomination form online at the CJI website at


A PDF of the 2016 Judicial Excellence Awards Nomination Criteria and Form, as well as past winners is also below:

View Nomination Form

View Past Winners


The links can be forwarded by e-mail—and we sincerely hope you will take a moment to forward them to your colleagues and professional organizations.  Don’t forget the Judicial Excellence Awards will be presented at the 14th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner to be held October 18, 2016 at the Denver Marriott City Center.  Last year’s dinner was attended by 700 of Colorado’s judicial, legal, business and legislative leaders.


Nominations will close May 5th. Questions? Contact Cynthia at or 303-766-7501.