|Deborah J. Grohs - 4th Judicial District Judge|
Honorable Deborah J. Grohs
Judge Deborah J. Grohs was appointed to the District Court bench on September 28, 2007. Before taking the bench, Judge Grohs was in private practice with a concentration in criminal defense. Judge Grohs was also a mediator for the Office of Dispute Resolution in criminal and domestic matters. Prior to her private practice, Judge Grohs was the head public defender for Douglas, Lincoln and Elbert Counties; a supervisor in the Colorado Springs Public Defender’s Office; and a public defender in Chicago, Illinois.
Judge Grohs grew up in Pinckney, Michigan. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University in 1982 and her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1985.
Judge Grohs currently presides over a criminal docket and a domestic docket. She is a volunteer judge for Teen Court and for the High School Mock Trial competition. Judge Grohs is past president of the Ben S. Wendelken Inn of Court and has served on the Community Corrections Board and the Office of Dispute Resolution Advisory Board. Judge Grohs has been recognized by the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Psychological Society of the Pikes Peak Region for her leadership in developing the Mental Health Court Program in the 4th Judicial District.
270 South Tejon St
P.O. Box 2980
Colorado Springs CO 80903