Kellie Eastin is a judge with the Lakewood Municipal Court. She was appointed to the bench in September 2022, after working in Jefferson County (almost exclusively) since 2011.
Before accepting her current position with Lakewood, Judge Eastin worked as a Deputy District Attorney in both the First and Seventeenth Judicial Districts. During her time as a Deputy District Attorney, she was assigned to the County Court, Juvenile and District Court units; she also was a member of the leadership team in both the First and the Seventeenth. During her time in prosecution, she was recognized as MADD’s Prosecutor of the Year in 2020; she served on the Auto Theft Task Force, the Wheat Ridge Race & Equity Task Force and was accepted into Stanford University’s Prosecution Leaders of Now.
Before accepting a position as a Deputy District Attorney, Judge Eastin graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2009 with an undergraduate degree in Law & Society and received her Juris Doctorate from the Sturm College of Law in 2012. While in law school, she worked with the Civil Rights Clinic as a student attorney handling procedural due process claims; she also clerked for the Hon. Judge Christine Chauche.
Judge Eastin is active in the community with organizations close to her heart: Jefferson County Mental Health; Seniors’ Resource Center; Severe Weather Shelter Network; and, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. She is a member of the Colorado Municipal Judges Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the First Judicial Bar Association.