Municipal Court Administrator
James Cho was named Municipal Court Administrator in June 2015 and has served as the Deputy Court Administrator since 2006. He first joined the City of Boulder in 1995 as a Records and Information Specialist for the Boulder Police Department, where he eventually held the position of Records Supervisor and Systems Administrator. He has also served as a Records Management Assistant in the Central Records division of the City Manager's Office.
As Director of Municipal Court operations, Cho oversees a $2 million annual budget and 17 employees. He directs the courts' processing of traffic, general, animal, parking, photo radar and photo red light violations and the collection of approximately $5.5 million in annual revenue. A key responsibility is the development of technology applications to improve operations.
Cho has served as a co-chair of the city's Inclusion and Diversity Team from 2010 to 2012. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Public Management from Colorado State University. He and his wife have called Boulder home for over 20 years.