Fred Skillern joined Montgomery Little in 2003 after serving as a District Judge in Colorado’s Eighteenth Judicial District, sitting in Arapahoe County. As a judge, he presided over more than sixty jury trials. Before taking office as a judge in 2000, Mr. Skillern was in private practice in Denver, specializing in real estate and related litigation. He started his career as a criminal prosecutor, trying a wide range of felonies to a jury. He then practiced law with several leading Denver firms for twenty years prior to his appointment to the bench.