0 Programs with Hon. Luis A. Corchado
Judge Luis A. Corchado was appointed to the Administrative Review Board in July 2010 and has 25 years of wide-ranging litigation experience. His litigation experience includes over 22 years of civil rights and employment litigation for employees and employers. Immediately before his appointment to the Board, he served as the Director of Litigation in the Denver City Attorney’s Office, which handled civil rights, tort and employment litigation in various courts and administrative bodies. Judge Corchado also served as a full-time administrative law judge in a central panel for the State of Colorado, presiding over a couple hundred hearings involving various state agencies and benefits (including workers’ compensation, professional licensing, welfare benefits, civil rights, and other claims). Before serving as an ALJ for Colorado, Judge Corchado also served several years as a commissioner for the Colorado Real Estate Commission where he was involved in promulgating s tate regulations and reviewing ALJ initial decisions under the Administrative Procedure Act. He has tried cases in state and federal district courts, the U.S. bankruptcy courts, various administrative agencies, and argued before the state and federal courts of appeals. Throughout his legal career, he has dedicated years to community work by serving on the Colorado Hispanic League, including as President, followed by 13 successive years as the chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, among other boards. He was born in Puerto Rico, has twin sons, appeared on Jeopardy, and graduated from Cedarville College (1985) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1988).