Bruce M. Rands

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Biography

Bruce M. Rands received his bachelor’s degree in History from Brigham Young University, Utah, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. In 2001 he was admitted to the Colorado Bar and joined the Fourth Judicial District Office of the District Attorney in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Mr. Rands served for three years as a deputy district attorney assigned to the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT). Because of his depth of knowledge in domestic violence laws, Mr. Rands helped develop a training module designed for law enforcement personnel and citizens’ groups in areas such as predominant aggressor, mandatory arrest, law enforcement response, evidence collection and domestic violence trial strategy. In 2004, Mr. Rands received the Colorado Springs Police Department Commander’s Commendation for his efforts in the DVERT program. Mr. Rands also was assigned to a select Special Victims Unit at the District Attorney’s Office where he handled sensitive cases involving rape and child abuse.

Mr. Rands is a seasoned trial attorney with experience in assault, sexual assault, burglary, attempted murder and murder cases.

As a Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Rands was well known in the legal community for his thoughtful planning and attention to details and is now a well-respected criminal defense attorney.

Mr. Rands’ other professional experiences include clerking for the Eastern District of California United States Attorney’s Office and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Rands is certified as a mediator in California and spent six years as an adjunct professor at Pikes Peak Community College.

Mr. Rands, his wife, and their children enjoy living in Colorado, where he volunteers significant time in his community and at the church he attends. He loves to read about history and enjoys camping, hunting and the outdoors.

Practice Focus

Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Real Estate

Contact

Bruce M. Rands: rands@torbetlaw.com