Judge Mary Joan Berenato Larimer County Court Division 3D


Judge Mary Joan Berenato was appointed to the 8th Judicial County Court bench on June 3, 2013.

Before her appointment as a County Court Judge, Judge Berenato served as a District Court Magistrate in the 8th Judicial District for ten years.  During her tenure as a Magistrate, Judge Berenato presided over matters in the Juvenile Court , the Juvenile Drug Court, the Dependency and Neglect Court and the Domestic Relations Court.  In 2007, Judge Berenato was named Outstanding Judicial Officer of the Year for the 8th Judicial District and for the State of Colorado.

Judge Berenato received her Juris Doctorate from Temple University in 1990 and received her Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University in 1986.


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Every judge who presides over DUI cases in this county conducts their courtroom differently from any other judge. Every one has slightly different procedures, habits and tendencies in the way they interact with the District Attorneys, defendants and attorneys.

So it’s critical to the successful defense of your case to hire a DUI expert who not only specializes in DUI defense, but who has extensive experience with the people in the particular courtroom where your case will be held to help you navigate though the system.

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