Philip A. Brimmer is a United States federal judge for the District of Colorado.
Following law school, Judge Brimmer was a law clerk for Judge Zita L. Weinshienk of the District Court for the District of Colorado from 1985 to 1987. He was then in private practice in Colorado from 1987 to 1994, and then served as a deputy district attorney in the Denver District Attorney 's Office from 1994 to 2001, briefly serving as its chief deputy district attorney in 2001. He became an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Colorado in 2001. Judge Brimmer later became chief of the major crimes section in 2006, and served as chief of the special prosecutions section from 2006 to 2008.
On July 10, 2008, Judge Brimmer was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado vacated by Lewis T. Babcock. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 14, 2008.
EDUCATION: Harvard College, A.B.; Yale Law School, J.D.