In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Wong Fleming Recognizes The Honorable Marcelo A. Kopcow
The Honorable Marcelo A. Kopcow is a first-generation American citizen, and the first lawyer in his family. Judge Kopcow was born and raised in New York and Spanish is his first language, learning English only after attending public elementary school. He continues to celebrate his Argentinian heritage, and uses Spanish as a tool in the legal profession on a daily basis.
Judge Kopcow was appointed as a District Court Judge on July 1, 2005. Previously, he served as a County Court Judge from January 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 and the Presiding Greeley Municipal Court Judge from May 13, 2002 through December 31, 2003. He served as a Deputy District Attorney from 1994 through 2002. Judge Kopcow graduated from Northeastern University-College of Criminal Justice, receiving a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees and received his Juris Doctorate degree from New York Law School.
Judge Kopcow is the Vice-Chair of the Weld County Community Corrections Board, appointed member of the Colorado Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Colorado Rules of Evidence, and former Chair of the State of Colorado Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB). He currently presides over criminal cases and county/municipal appeals and is assigned to Division 16.
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