Michael E. Hegarty

U.S. District Court (D-CO)
Honorable Michael E. Hegarty is a graduate of Kansas State University and the University of Kansas School of Law. He clerked for U.S. District Judge Dale Saffels (District of Kansas) from 1986-88. Following this judicial clerkship, Judge Hegarty worked as an Associate Attorney with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter from 1988-92, practicing in the areas of environmental, antitrust, natural resources, and securities law. In 1992, Judge Hegarty became an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Colorado. He became the Chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2002 and remained in that position until 2006. On February 15, 2006, Judge Hegarty was sworn in as a United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Colorado.