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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. John P. Leopold (Ret.)

 
Colorado mediator John  Leopold
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Hon. John P. Leopold (Ret.)
JAMS Inc
410 17th Street
Suite 2440
Denver, CO 80202

Tel: (303) 534-1254
Fax: (303) 534-1255
Email: Click for email
www.jamsadr.com/leopold

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ADR SERVICES

 
ADR Services:
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CASE EXPERIENCE

 
Hon. John P. Leopold (Ret.) has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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Hon. John P. Leopold (Ret.) served as a District Judge for 19 years, and as Chief Judge for 4 years, in Colorado’s 18th Judicial District, the largest district (in terms of population) in the state. Prior to his appointment, he was a private practitioner, representing a wide range of individuals in civil, domestic, probate, juvenile, and criminal matters.

Since joining JAMS in 2010, Judge Leopold has mediated and arbitrated a variety of complex matters involving many types of law, including medical malpractice, business litigation, personal injury, insurance coverage, and contracts (commercial and personal).

Education:

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  • Chief Judge, Colorado’s 18th Judicial District, 2002-2006
  • District Judge, 18th Judicial District, 1987-2006
  • Private Practice of Law, 1974-1987
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1974
  • B.A., Colby College, Waterville, ME, 1968
  • United States Air Force, 1968-1972

Languages

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English

Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Received Alumni Professionalism Law Star Award, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, October 2013
  • Received Martin P. Miller Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arapahoe County (Colorado) Bar Association, January 2012
  • Received 1999 Judicial Excellence Award from the Colorado Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates; 2001 Outstanding Judicial Officer Award from the Colorado Judicial Branch; Lifetime Membership, Colorado Association of Community Corrections Board
  • Colorado Bar Foundation Trustee, 2015-present
  • President, Colorado District Judges Association (1998); Vice President, Colorado Trial Judges Association (1998); President, Arapahoe County Bar Association (1985-1986); Fellow, Academy of Court Appointed Masters
  • Master, Thompson G. Marsh Inn, American Inn of Court
  • Member: Colorado, Arapahoe County, and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations
  • Frequent presenter at CLE programs for Continuing Education in Colorado, Inc. (Colorado Bar Association); Colorado Judicial Branch; Colorado Women’s Bar Association; Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Member, University of Denver Sturm College of Law Alumni Council (Chair: 2008-2010); Co-Chair, Council's Bar Passage Committee


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Mediation: $325.hour Arbitration/Special Master/Private Judge: $400./hour
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