Judge Rand serves as Judge for Larimer County Court. His courtroom handles misdemeanor and traffic offenses, eviction proceedings, civil trials, restraining orders, and name change petitions.
Judge Rand received his juris doctorate degree from the Florida State University, College of Law and his undergraduate degree in criminology from Florida State University. Judge Rand was appointed to the Larimer County Court bench in September 2009.
Judge Rand practiced law in Florida prior to establishing his practice in Fort Collins in 2002. From 1980 through 1988 he served as a prosecutor in the State of Florida and as an Organized Crime Prosecutor for the Office of Statewide Prosecution. Upon entering private practice, his practice was primarily focused on bankruptcy, domestic relations, and criminal law.
Judge Rand served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1970. He is married and has three grown sons.