The Colorado Supreme Court announced it has appointed 17th Judicial District Magistrate Bryon Large to the position of Presiding Disciplinary Judge. Magistrate Large will replace the Hon. William R. Lucero, who is retiring. The vacancy will occur on May 31, 2022.
A sixth-generation Coloradan, Magistrate Large earned his undergraduate degree at the University of New Mexico and his law degree at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Since August 2020, he has served as a magistrate in Adams County, where he presides over domestic relations cases. Before that, he served for four years as Assistant Regulation Counsel in the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, where he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting attorney discipline cases. He was in private practice from 2007 to 2014, handling a variety of immigration cases.
The Presiding Disciplinary Judge presides over attorney discipline, attorney disability, unauthorized practice of law and certain bar admissions cases.