Member Profile: Hon. Richard Borchers

Hon. Richard Borchers
Richard M. Borchers, P.C.
11001 West 120th Avenue, #400
Broomfield, CO 80021
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Tel: 303-426-7365

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ADR Services Include:

Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


Hon. Richard Borchers has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Contract Disputes
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Railroad & Trucking
Sexual Harassment
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death



Judge Richard M. Borchers has mediated and arbitrated hundreds of civil cases. He also has frequently served as a specially appointed judge and as a special master. Judge Borchers served as a full-time United States magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado for eight years. In that position, he was responsible for civil case management. Prior to his appointment, Judge Borchers served as a district judge in the Seventeenth Judicial District of Colorado from 1984 to 1991. He handled multi-week trials involving personal injury claims, product liability matters, and commercial disputes.

In 1999, he opened the Legal Resolution Center, offering a full range of arbitration and mediation services throughout the Rocky Mountain region.  He has a broad range of legal experience, and looks forward to assisting you in the successful resolution of your legal matter.    


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, JD, 1970
  • University of Northern Colorado, Master of Arts, Speech Communication, 1995
  • University of Colorado, Denver, Master of Arts, Political Science, 1986
  • Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Speech, 1968

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Seventeenth Judicial District, District Judge, 1984-1991
  • United States District Court, United States Magistrate Judge, 1991-1999
  • Richard M. Borchers, P.C., Private Practice, 1976-1984
  • Stitt, Wittenbrink and Roan, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1975-1976
  • Top ADR Professional and National Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers, Corporate Council edition, 2010
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Wyoming Bar Association
  • Member, Nebraska Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Academy of Court Appointed Masters


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