Member Profile: Hon. Virginia Chavez (Ret.)

Hon. Virginia Chavez (Ret.)
JAG Inc.
1601 Blake St, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80202
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Tel: (303) 572-1919
Fax: (303) 571-1115

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Facilitation & Systems Design; ADR Training/CME


Hon. Virginia Chavez (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Civil Rights
Class Actions
Contract Disputes
Elder Abuse
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Sexual Harassment
Wrongful Death



Former Boulder County Judge Virginia Chavez joined the staff of JAG arbiters in 1998. She was appointed to bench in 1987, following a legal career as a Staff Attorney for the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, a District Attorney in Boulder, Colorado, and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in private practice. After leaving the bench, Chavez received formal training and practiced as a private mediator before joining JAG.

Chavez has been active in the legal and civic communities in Boulder County. She currently serves Boulder Emergency Squad. Her past board memberships include the Boulder County Bar, where she is a past president, Boulder County Paramedics, and Boulder County Mental health where she is a past president and worked with the Executive Medical Director to destigmatize mental illness. She has presented a few times to the CTLA, to the Boulder County Bar/Boulder Medical Association, and to the State ADR convention.


BA Communications - Univ of Colorado at Boulder JD - University of Denver ADR Training at Center For Dispute Resolution -1994 Federal Postal Service Mediation Training 1996

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past Member Board of Directors, Boulder County Bar Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Boulder County Paramedics (non profit ambulance company)
  • Board of Directors, Boulder Emergency Squad
  • Former President, Board of Trustees, Boulder County Bar Association
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Boulder County Mental Health
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
  • University of Denver Law Alumni Council
  • Colorado State Judicial Department Personnel Review Board
  • Boulder Human Rights Task Force
  • Boulder’s .15% Sales Tax Review Committee


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