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Hon. Boyd Boland, Mediator, Denver, Colorado.

Hon. Boyd Boland

JAG Inc.
1601 Blake Street
Suite 400
Denver, CO, 80202
Tel: (303) 572-1919
Fax: (303) 571-1115
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Recognized to Colorado Chapter for Mediation


Boyd N. Boland, a former United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Colorado. Judge Boland was on the bench from 2000-2015 and was the lead magistrate judge beginning in 2011. While on the bench, Judge Boland presided over numerous jury and court civil trials and conducted more than 1,500 settlement conferences. His docket regularly involved cases raising intellectual property matters; securities litigation; employment discrimination; insurance coverage and bad faith claims; civil rights suits; consumer protection cases; various federal statutes including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, and Federal Tort Claims Act; and torts of every nature including all forms of professional negligence. Judge Boland is a graduate of the University of Denver and Columbia Law School. He is a Life Member of the American Law Institute and served as editor-in-chief of the Federal Courts Law Review from 2007 through 2014. He has taught mediation techniques nationally and internationally, including programs offered to federal judges through the Federal Judicial Center.

Case Experience

  • Civil Rights
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Negligence
  • Securities
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA


  • J.D. - Columbia University
  • B.A. - University of Denver

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Law Institute, Life Member
  • Federal Courts Law Review, Editor-In-Chief
  • Federal Magistrate Judges Association Member
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Volunteer Attorney
  • Author, The Business of the District Court for the District of Colorado (annual installments, 2002-2014)
  • Instructor, Effective Mediation Techniques, Federal Judicial Center

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