Alumnus Joe Whitfield Appointed to 18th Judicial District Court in Colorado

Congratulations to Judge Joe Whitfield, an alumnus who recently celebrated his first year on the 18th Judicial District Court in Aurora, Colorado! Judge Whitfield graduated from WashULaw with a JD degree and LLM degree in Intellectual Property Law in 2010. As a law student, he was a member of the Mock Trial Team, a Public Interest Law Fellow in South Africa, and interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he held a variety of leadership positions, including with the Sam Cary Bar Association, the National Black Prosecutors Association, and the NAACP – Aurora, Colorado Branch. Congratulations, Judge Whitfield!