Judge Archuleta was appointed to the Boulder County Court bench in June 1999. Archuleta, a Colorado native, was raised
in Boulder, and earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Colorado. Prior to his judicial
appointment, Archuleta served as Deputy District Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial District (Boulder County). He also
worked for a short time in private practice.
Judge Archuleta is currently assigned to the Boulder Courthouse and has previously served as a County Judge in Boulder
and Longmont. His current caseload involves misdemeanors and traffic offenses, protection orders and traffic
infractions. He is one of the DUI Integrated Treatment Court Judges for Boulder. His Court also handles civil matters where
the amount in dispute does not exceed $15,000. He is the past President of the Colorado Trial Judges’ Council and the
Colorado County Judges’ Association.