New 2023 Arbiters

Judicial Arbiter Group is elated that Judge Kristen Mix has joined the distinguished arbiters at JAG.

Available October 2023

JAG | Judicial Arbiter Group

"One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears — by listening to them.” "

Dean Rusk

Resolution through
Insight & Experience

As one of the oldest and most successful private judicial services in the country, JAG provides the legal and business communities with effective alternative dispute resolution methods.

JAG arbiters also conduct mock appellate arguments and review; serve in court-appointed functions such as receivers, liquidators, trustees, special masters and statutorily appointed judges; and conduct mock jury trials and focus groups.

The Arbiters

Composed exclusively of former trial and appellate judges, each of whom was a distinguished leader during service on the bench, JAG judges bring a commitment to case resolution based on a depth of knowledge and experience with litigants and the legal process.

Arbiter Spotlight
Judge Kristen Mix

Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix was appointed to the federal bench in 2007 and retired in August 2023. Prior to her judicial service, Judge Mix was recognized as a top employment lawyer by Chambers U.S.A. and named one of the top twenty-five women lawyers in Colorado by 5280 Magazine.

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Our Mission

To provide quality, cost effective, efficient, and wide-ranging professional dispute resolution, litigation assistance, and education programs.


  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Neutral Case Evaluation
  • Summary Jury Trials
  • Private Judges


  • Special Masters
  • Discovery Masters
  • Court-Appointed Receivers
  • Jury Focus Groups
  • Mock Jury Trials


  • Trial presentations — Ethics, Evidence, Opening Statements, Closing Arguments
  • ADR presentations — Effective Mediation Techniques, Persuasion in Arbitration, Bench Trials
"Professionalism and knowledge were the reasons we selected JAG and we were extremely satisfied with our outcome."
"JAG is right up there with the top national mediation and arbitration firms."
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"Professional, timely, and courteous = outstanding experience!"
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The Judicial Arbiter Group plays an active role in the legal community and Continuing Legal Education (CLE). As leaders in the dispute resolution and litigation management fields, we strive to provide the community with up to date case law, useful articles and publications, and information about events hosted by JAG as well as the broader legal community.


News & Updates

Judge Bronfin appointed Certified Arbitrator for CICA-AMCHAM.

On September 11, 2023 the NATIONAL DIRECTORATE OF ALTERNATIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION of the Costa Rician MINISTRY OF JUSTICE and PEACE made Judge Bronfin a Certified Arbitrator for International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration of the Costa Rican American Chamber of Commerce (CICA-AMCHAM)

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JAG Retreat at the Creek 2022

JAG celebrated a 2022 “Retreat at the Creek” on October 28-29, 2022.

Presenting was “Positively Conflicted” author Sam Ardery, on the advanced mediation topic:

“The Justice Gene…Where Principle Meets Practical”

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Support for Ukraine

As the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Europe continues to unfold, the Judicial Arbiter Group will match judge and staff contributions up to $4000 a month to organizations supporting the Ukrainian relief effort.

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The History of JAG

36 years of quality in all forms of dispute resolution services

JAG was founded in 1984 in Boulder, Colorado by former Chief District Judge Richard W. Dana and 20th Judicial District Administrator Jerry D. Lockwood, and expanded soon thereafter to include former Colorado Supreme Court Justice William Neighbors. In 2011 the leadership of JAG transitioned to former Judges William Meyer and Sanford Brook, who continue the tradition of quality in all forms of dispute resolution services. JAG now boasts a professional staff of twenty-six arbiters, all former trial and appellate judges representing several regions of the country, and has gained an international reputation for excellence over the past 36 years.

To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.

Judge John Marshall


1601 Blake St, Ste 500, Denver, CO 80202


1-800-ARBITER | 303-572-1919



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