Nicole Bozarth was appointed as Presiding Municipal Judge for the City of Lakewood in June 2022. Judge Bozarth was born and raised in Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2001 with a degree in Business Administration and received her Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in 2006. She was admitted to the Colorado bar in October 2006.
In 2006, she began her legal career at the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office as a Deputy District Attorney. She initially spent two years prosecuting traffic and misdemeanor cases and then from 2008 to 2018 she prosecuted felony cases. In March 2018 she became a Chief Deputy District Attorney and was in charge of supervising the County Court attorneys. She remained in that position until she was sworn in as a Municipal Court Judge for the City of Lakewood in March 2020.
Judge Bozarth is active in the community in addition to being a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the First Judicial Bar Association.