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The Honorable Robert R. Lung

Associated Expert
District Court Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit of Colorado
Chair (2020) & Member (2018-2020), U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking
Castle Rock, Colorado

Robert Lung currently serves as a District Court Judge in Colorado.  He also provides presentations nationally and internationally on issues such as human trafficking, childhood trauma and resiliency to an exceptionally diverse audience base including the military, the medical field, the educational field (including the U.S. Department of Education), various judiciaries, faith-based organizations, first-responders, mental health professionals and law enforcement.  In 2016, Judge Lung was appointed by then Colorado Chief Justice Nancy Rice to serve as the Judicial Representative of the Colorado Human Trafficking Council and he was elected the Vice-Chair from 2018 to 2020.  In 2017, Judge Lung was Presidentially appointed to the National Advisory Council on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States on which he served from 2017 to 2022.  Judge Lung was also Presidentially appointed to the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking from 2018 to 2020 and was elected the Chair in 2020.

In 2021, Judge Lung served as an Adjunct Professor at St. Thomas University College of Law and taught Human Rights Lawyering. Judge Lung is also a consultant with Office for Victims of Crime under the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office on Trafficking in Persons under the U.S. Administration for Children and Families, the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons under the U.S. State Department and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). In his “free time” Judge Lung works on writing his first book, a biography about hope and resiliency, and he endeavors to keep up with his two adopted sons in hiking and downhill mountain biking.