Denver County Court

Honorable Andre Rudolph

Judge Rudolph was appointed to the Denver County Court bench in January 2005. Judge Rudolph received his undergraduate degree from University of Wyoming wherein he also played on the football team and was a member of the 1987 and 1988 WAC Champion teams. His law degree from Creighton University of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, and he was the proud recipient of the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship.

Judge Rudolph began his legal career in the Colorado Public Defender’s Office in 1993. In 1999, Judge Rudolph was appointed as a Denver District Court Magistrate for drug court. In 2003, Judge Rudolph was appointed as a Magistrate for the 17th Judicial District Adams County Combined Courts.

Judge Rudolph has served on various boards, committees, and been involved in a number of different civic charitable endeavors. He often mentors young lawyers via the various bar associations and can often be found at career days with various elementary, middle and high school students. Judge Rudolph encourages schools to take a field trip down to his courtroom to see the intricate workings of court and to have an opportunity to visit with the judge.

Judge Rudolph received the 2001 William G. Meyer “Drug Court Employee of the Year” Award, 2003 Distinguished Jurist Award from the Sam Cary Bar Association, and was twice named an honorary sheriff by the Denver Sheriff’s Department. He is the recipient of the Stapleton Development Corporation Award for his dedicated service as the first resident member of that board from 2004-2009. Judge Rudolph has also been a guest speaker at churches, schools, and other events culminating with an invite to the prestigious Annual United States Air Force Academy Character and Leadership Symposium in 2006. Currently, Judge Rudolph is on the faculty of the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence.