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Second Judicial District - District Judge

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Honorable Federico C. Alvarez

Retention year: 1992
Recommendation: Retain

Federico C. Alvarez graduated from Pan American University in 1977 and received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1980.

Prior to his appointment to the court, Judge Alvarez was Deputy State Public Defender, Denver office, from 1980 to 1983. From 1984 to 1987 he was Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division. From 1987 to 1990 Judge Alvarez was a Denver County Court Judge, hearing cases in the traffic and civil divisions.

On February 2, 1990, Federico C. Alvarez was appointed to the Denver District Court, initially in the domestic relations division. He is currently assigned to the criminal division.

The Commission evaluated Judge Alvarez based upon information received through questionnaires and interviews of individuals involved in the legal process. While he has been described in some instances as being overly reserved, he is making a conscious effort to alleviate this perception. It is the feeling of the Commission that Judge Alvarez deserves an average grade for performance.

The 2nd Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge Federico C. Alvarez be retained.