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Bohning, Larry 2002 Evaluation


Second Judicial District - Denver County Court Judge

Honorable Larry L. Bohning 

Retention Year: 2002
Recommendation: Retain

The Second Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge Larry L. Bohning BE RETAINED.

Judge Bohning was appointed to the Denver County Court bench in January 1980. Prior to his appointment, Judge Bohning was an Assistant City Attorney. Judge Bohning also worked for the Colorado General Assembly in the early 1970’s, drafting legislation. He received his undergraduate degree from Dakota Wesleyan and his law degree from the University of South Dakota. Judge Bohning currently presides over civil matters.

Judge Bohning grew up in South Dakota. His first job was working in a general store. He enjoys hiking and bicycling. Judge Bohning is also interested in Colorado history, and has written a variety of articles on the subject. He is active in the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and is on the boards of the Community College of Denver Foundation and the Colorado Coalition for Women’s History.

The Commission reviewed written evaluations of Judge Bohning completed by attorneys and non-attorneys. The Commission also considered a self-evaluation completed by Judge Bohning and conducted a personal interview with him.

All 13 of the attorneys who responded to the survey recommended that Judge Bohning be retained. Of the non-attorneys who responded, 93% recommended that Judge Bohning be retained and 4% recommended that he not be retained. Two percent had no opinion.