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Denver County Court

Honorable Andrea Eddy

 

Andrea Eddy was appointed to the Denver County Court bench by Mayor Michael B. Hancock and was sworn in on July 7, 2016.  Judge Eddy received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1996, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, College of Law in 2006.  In between earning her degrees, Judge Eddy served the Los Angeles and Greater Long Beach communities through her work with non-profit organizations.

Judge Eddy began her legal career as an intern in both criminal prosecution and criminal defense.  In November of 2005, Judge Eddy was sworn in as a Deputy District Attorney for the Denver District Attorney’s Office where she served the Denver community for ten years specializing in domestic abuse, child abuse and sex crimes.  In this capacity, Judge Eddy served on the Child Fatality Review Board, Sex Assault Interagency Council, Sex Assault Response Team, Title IX collaborative committee, and various legislative committees; she was also responsible for community outreach trainings, police and first responder trainings, and young lawyer trainings.

Prior to being appointed to the bench as a Judge, Presiding Judge John M. Marcucci had appointed her in March 2015 to the Denver County Court bench as a full time Magistrate; where she served the Denver community in multiple capacities including traffic court, first advisement court, domestic violence arraignment court, and various specialty courts including Court to Community (a mental health rehabilitative court), Chrysalis (a rehabilitative court for women in sex trafficking and prostitution), and the Front End User Court (a rehabilitative court focusing on high volume city offenders).

Judge Eddy is currently an active member of Volunteers of America, a board member for Sweet Dreams in a Bag, and a member of several professional organizations including the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the Sam Cary Bar Association, and the LGBT Bar Association.  Judge Eddy is an active volunteer with a local Catholic School and Church, and continues to mentor several young lawyers and students.