Judge Brian N. Bowen, Adams County Court Division 2

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Brian N. Bowen is a judge on the Adams County Court in Colorado. He was appointed by Governor Bill Ritter to a term beginning January 1, 2011, and he was later retained by voters in 2014. His current four-year term expires on January 7, 2019. Bowen was retained to the Adams County Court, Colorado with 63.7 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014. He served as a Magistrate for the Seventeenth Judicial District since September 1, 2003 and was appointed to the County Bench on January 3, 2011.


Bowen received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in 1981, his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 1986 and was licensed to practice in 1987.


He was in private practice and was a Small Claims Court Magistrate in Adams and Weld Counties as well as a Municipal Court Judge in Brighton, Commerce City, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. Magistrate Bowen has served in leadership positions with the Colorado Magistrates Association, the Colorado and Adams County Bar Associations, A.C.C.E.S.S. Housing, Inc, Commerce City Housing --more-- Corporation, LINK Juvenile Assessment Center and the Adams County Youth Initiative. He serves as an educator with numerous programs including the Aims Community College Police Academy, Child Support Enforcement Conference, Association of Code Enforcement Office, and the Grandparent’s Raising Grandchildren Program. Magistrate Bowen has organized benefit fundraisers, created a Relay-for-Life team, serves many leadership roles at his church, volunteers with the local food bank and serves on the Access to Justice Committee for Adams and Broomfield Counties.

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