Job Title:
Magistrate
Job Code:
450500
Monthly Salary Range:
$11,644.00 - $11,644.00
Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.
General Statement Of Duties:
Performs a variety of judicial duties in the Colorado Judicial System including deciding the merits of cases, hearing and evaluating evidence and witness credibility, analyzing laws and rules, making findings of fact and conclusions of law and issuing oral or written decisions and orders to resolve cases. Provides administrative direction for the operation of a judicial division including supervisory accountability for division staff, volunteers or interns.
Distinguishing Factors:
Work assignments are designated by the Chief Judge of the judicial district and can require performing judicial duties in any or all of the following areas: criminal, civil, juvenile, domestic relations, probate, traffic and other judicial proceedings. The Magistrate position reports to the Chief Judge of the Judicial District and is not an elected position.  A Magistrate serves in a classified, non-certified position that is considered at-will and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Essential Functions Of the Position:
Conducts the following judicial activities:
Initial appearance proceedings, including advisement of rights, setting bail, and imposition of conditions of release pending further proceedings; Bond review hearings; Preliminary and disposition hearings; Arraignments on indictments and information; etc.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
This position requires administrative responsibility for the operation of a judicial division including supervisory accountability for division staff, volunteers, or interns. Etc.
Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited law school; possession of a certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Colorado and eligibility to practice law before the courts of the State of Colorado. Applicants must have at least five (5) years of experience as a practicing attorney. etc.
 For full details on this position and how to apply, see the position listing on the Fourth Judicial's Website.