Colorado Court of Appeals
Honorable Harold D. Reed
Retention Year: 1990
Judicial Performance Commission’s recommendation: Should Be Retained.
Judge Reed graduated from the University of Denver with a law degree in 1948 and a M.S. degree in government management in 1950. He was admitted to the Colorado bar in 1949. Reed was in the private practice of law from 1949 to 1976. He was appointed to the District Court, Second Judicial District, in 1976 and served in that capacity until he was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals in 1988.
Reed has broad and extensive judicial experience. Responses from trial court judges and attorneys indicate Reed has made a valuable contribution to the judiciary and has developed a strong reputation for being a fair and impartial judge.