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20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission to hold public input hearing

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

BOULDER – The 20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission will hold a public hearing on May 17, 2022, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Courtroom F at the Boulder County Justice Center, 1777 Sixth Street, Boulder, CO 80302, to receive public comments on 20th Judicial District judges eligible for retention in the 2022 general election.  

The 20th Judicial District (Boulder County) judges who will come before the voters for retention in office in November this year are: District Court Judge Andrew Hartman, District Court Judge Bruce Langer, County Court Judge David Archuleta, County Court Judge Elizabeth Brodsky, County Court Judge Zachary Malkinson and County Court Judge Kristy Martinez. 

State law requires the Judicial Performance Commission to evaluate the performance of the judges and provide voters with a ‘Meets Performance Standard’ or ‘Does Not Meet Performance Standard’ recommendation in the Blue Books distributed to all voters before the November 2022 election. The public hearing is one of several methods that the Commission uses to compile its recommendations.

Any person interested in commenting on the performance of these judges may speak at this hearing or provide a written letter to the Commission. The Commission will only entertain comments on the judges listed above at this public input hearing.  Comments regarding judges other than the six currently standing for retention may be submitted to the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation through its website, for consideration during future judicial evaluations, at

Written letters regarding the six judges identified above may be sent to: 

20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission

c/o Angelique Espinoza, Public Information Liaison

7298 Siena Way

Boulder, CO  80301

Letters must include the name and address of the person submitting the comments, and each judge will receive a copy of any letters providing comments regarding that particular judge. All letters must be received by May 10, 2022.  Please contact Mallory Hochwender, (720) 664-1516,, by 5 p.m., May 10, 2022, to make arrangements for interpreter needs or Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations.

Additional information on Colorado’s Commissions on Judicial Performance can be found at:

Contact Information:   Angelique Espinoza, (303) 818-2032, Public Information Liaison – 20th Judicial District Performance Commission.

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