Dinosaur hires new Town Judge

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Attorney Matthew Bradley

Attorney Matthew Bradley


Laurance Elarton, Town Administrator, introduced Mr. Matthew Bradley.  He was interviewed and hired by Council for the open Municipal Judge position.  He is also an Attorney for the State of Colorado    Mr. Elarton said that attorneys have preference for the Judge position because they know the law.  Mr. Bradley states that he is from a border town in New Mexico, so he is used to small towns. 

Mr. Bradley graduated magna cum laude from Colorado Christian University where he studied Accounting as well as Business Management. After his graduation from CCU, Mr. Bradley went to Notre Dame Law School. During his time in law school, Mr. Bradley worked for the Notre Dame Clinical Law School where he represented clients in the taxation clinic, served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, and interned with Judge David Furman of the Colorado Court of Appeals (Summer 2018) and Judge Damon Leichty of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (Spring 2020). 

​After graduation from law school, Mr. Bradley served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Nathan B. Coats of the Colorado Supreme Court. Mr. Bradley now practices appellate, tax, and probate law in Denver. In his free time, he enjoys exploring Colorado, watching Notre Dame sports, and SCUBA diving. 

 Mr. Bradley is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association, and practices law in courts across Colorado.