JAG Welcomes Maria Berkenkotter
Former Chief Judge of the Twentieth Judicial District Maria E. Berkenkotter had joined Judicial Arbiter Group in January 2018. Judge Berkenkotter was appointed to the Boulder District Court in July 2006 and was appointed as Chief Judge of the Twentieth Judicial District Court in 2013. During her 11 years on the bench, she presided over a broad range of civil, criminal, domestic relations, juvenile and probate matters, including a number of very high-profile cases.
Prior to her appointment, she ran the Antitrust, Consumer Protection and Tobacco Litigation Units of the Colorado Attorney General's Office. Judge Berkenkotter's practice focused on complex national and local antitrust enforcement litigation.
Judge Berkenkotter has been a frequent presenter at CLE seminars focused on ethics, discovery, evidence, professionalism and views from the bench.