Second Judicial District - District Court Judge
Honorable Norman D. Haglund
Retention Year: 2010
The Second Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance unanimously recommends that Judge Norman D. Haglund BE RETAINED.
Judge Haglund was appointed to the Denver District Court bench in April 2007. Prior to his appointment, he worked in private practice. Judge Haglund received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, cum laude, and his law degree from Harvard University. Judge Haglund was assigned to the Civil Division of the Denver District Court and then to the Family Law Division in January 2010.
The Commission reviewed written evaluations of Judge Haglund from attorneys and non-attorneys, including their written comments. The Commission also considered Judge Haglund’s self-evaluation, reviewed three opinions and conducted an interview. In addition, selected members of the Commission observed Judge Haglund in court.
Judge Haglund received high ratings from both attorneys and non-attorneys in virtually every category.
Of all attorneys surveyed about retention, 96% recommended to retain, 0% not to retain, and 3% expressed no opinion. Excluding those who had no opinion, 100% recommended to retain and 0% not to retain. Of all non-attorneys surveyed, 92% recommended to retain, 3% not to retain, and 6% expressed no opinion. Excluding those who had no opinion, 97% recommended to retain and 3% not to retain. (These percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.)