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Howard M. Kirshbaum

Howard M. Kirshbaum was American judge.


  • Kirshbaum, Howard M. was born on September 19, 1938 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Gertrude (Morris) Kirshbaum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1960. AB, Cambridge University, 1962. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1966.

      Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1965.


    • Partner Zarlengo and Kirshbaum, Denver, 1969-1975. Judge Denver District Court, 1975-1980, Colorado Court Appeals, Denver, 1980-1983. Justice Colorado Supreme Court, 1983-1997.

      Arbiter Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc., since 1997, senior judge, 1997—2006. Adjunct professor law University Denver, since 1970. Director American Law Institute Philadelphia, 1982-2002, American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1979-2002, Colorado Judicial Institute Denver, 1979-1989.

      President Colorado Legal Care Society, Denver, 1974-1975.


    Board directors Young Artists Orchestra, Denver, 1976-1985. President Community Arts Symphony, Englewood, Colorado, 1972-1974. Director Denver Opportunity, Inc., Denver, 1972-1974.

    Vice-chairman Denver Council on Arts and Humanities, 1969. Member of American Bar Association (standing committee public education 1996—2001), Association for Conflict Resolution, Denver Bar Association (trustee 1981-1983), Colorado Bar Association.



    Music performance.


    • Married Priscilla Joy Parmakian, August 15, 1964. Children: Audra Lee, Andrew William.
    • father: Joseph Kirshbaum
    • mother: Gertrude (Morris) Kirshbaum
    • spouse: Priscilla Joy Parmakian
    • children: Audra Lee Kirshbaum
    • Andrew William Kirshbaum
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    Born September 19, 1938