Monica J. Gomez, Douglas County Division f
Monica J. Gomez was appointed to the Douglas County Court bench in the 18th Judicial District in March, 2007. She currently sits in a trial division which handles criminal misdemeanor and traffic matters. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Drug Court Magistrate in the 4th Judicial District and as a worker’s compensation lawyer. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Division and taught as a Law Professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Judge Gomez began her legal career as a Colorado Deputy Public Defender and served in that capacity between 1992 and 2004. She obtained her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law and her English degree from the University of Northern Colorado. She graduated from La Junta High School in La Junta, Colorado, where she was born.
Judge Gomez continues to serve her community by mentoring high school
students in moot court competitions and having served as President of the
Hispanic Bar Association in El Paso County in the past.
Douglas County DUI Courts