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Eighteenth Judicial District - Arapahoe County Judge

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Honorable Richard M. Jauch

Retention year: 1996
Recommendation: Retain

The Commission unanimously recommends that Judge Richard M. Jauch BE RETAINED.

Judge Richard M. Jauch has served on the bench for 13 years, first appointed in 1982 as a referee, and in 1985 as Judge presiding mainly over traffic cases. He is formally a Deputy District Attorney specializing in criminal cases.

Judge Jauch received very high rankings in attorney and juror evaluations, placing him as one of the more respected judges reviewed. He is considered extremely fair and courteous, and bases decisions on both the law and fact of each case. Dealing with many people who are experiencing the judicial system for the first time, Judge Jauch’s comforting demeanor and willingness to explain the process is a credit and benefit to the judicial system. His goals for improvement include honing time management skills to better keep ahead of new laws and to expedite decisions.