News Flash

District Attorney - News

Posted on: September 20, 2018

First Judicial District Bar Association Honors DA Pete Weir


District Attorney Pete Weir has been presented with the First Judicial District Bar Association’s highest recognition, the Award of Merit. This award is presented annually to an attorney member of the First Judicial District Bar Association who primarily practices in Jefferson and Gilpin counties, and has provided distinguished service to the Bar and the community.

The Bar Association’s annual awards banquet was held on September 15. Attorneys practicing in all areas of law attend the event, including prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, and civil attorneys


Weir is serving his second, and final, term as District Attorney in the First Judicial District, which includes Jefferson and Gilpin counties. He has 37 years of criminal justice experience in Colorado. For nearly 20 years Weir served as a front-line prosecutor and chief deputy district attorney. His career also includes having served as a District Court Judge, as the Executive Director of the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council, and in 2007, at the request of Governor Bill Ritter, Weir served on the Governor’s cabinet as Executive Director of the Department of Public Safety.

“I am humbled to receive this award. The greatest honor one can receive is an honor given by their peers,” said DA Pete Weir

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in District Attorney - News

Alan Brazulis

Charges Filed In Arvada Vehicular Homicide

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Four More Charged in Wheat Ridge Homicide

Posted on: September 17, 2020
Tyler Condit

Charges Filed in Arvada Homicide

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Charges Filed in Lakewood Homicide

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Three Guilty in Murder of Cymone Duran

Posted on: January 29, 2020
angelique lopez

Woman Guilty of Kidnapping and Assault

Posted on: January 14, 2020
Darrell Wall

Charges Filed in Lakewood Sexual Assault

Posted on: December 9, 2019

Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Season

Posted on: December 3, 2019
Jessica Tafoya

Arvada Woman Sentenced in Theft from PTO

Posted on: September 17, 2019

Charges Filed in Arvada Homicide

Posted on: July 29, 2019
earnest maynes

Guilty Plea in Lakewood Arsons

Posted on: April 8, 2019


Posted on: December 13, 2018
Abel Gallegos

Charges Filed in Death of Cymone Duran

Posted on: November 16, 2018
Jerald Cross

Morrison Man Charged with Murder

Posted on: October 16, 2018


Posted on: August 24, 2018