Chelsea S. Malone

Denver County Court
Honorable Chelsea Malone was appointed to the Denver County Court bench by Mayor Michael B. Hancock and was sworn in on July 7, 2016. Judge Malone earned her law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming. She currently presides over a general sessions (municipal) trial docket. Prior to her appointment, Judge Malone was a solo practitioner specializing in criminal defense. Judge Malone began her career as a Deputy Public Defender in the Denver trial office where she worked in both Denver County Court and Denver District Court defending all levels of misdemeanor and felony charges. Judge Malone serves on the board for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association, is a member of the Criminal Law Executive Council for the Colorado Bar Association, is a member of the Colorado Criminal Rules Committee, and is a member of the Bail Blue Ribbon Commission.