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Now that Justice Richard Gabriel officially started his tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court Sept. 1, the search to find his replacement on the appeals court bench now heads to the governor's desk. During a two-day meeting Sept. 1-2 in Denver, the Supreme Court Nominating Commission selected their top three candidates: deputy state public defender Rebecca Freyre, district Judge Craig Welling and private appellate attorney David Yun.

Commission Names Three Finalists for Appeals Judgeship

Now that Justice Richard Gabriel officially started his tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court Sept. 1, the search to find his replacement on the appeals court bench now heads to the governor’s desk. During a two-day meeting Sept. 1-2 in Denver, the Supreme Court Nominating Commission selected their top three candidates: deputy state public defender […]

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Chief Judge Appointed to 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Chief Judge Appointed to 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the 10th Circuit announced Aug. 31 the appointment of Judge Janice Miller Karlin as its new chief judge, effective September 4, 2015. Karlin, bankruptcy judge for the District of Kansas since 2002, was first appointed to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel in June 2008. Before taking the […]

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The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated two candidates, civil litigator Jefferson Cheney and assistant Pitkin County attorney Christopher Seldin, for a vacant district court judgeship at an Aug. 31 meet at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.

Two Finalists Announced for 9th District Judgeship

The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated two candidates, civil litigator Jefferson Cheney and assistant Pitkin County attorney Christopher Seldin, for a vacant district court judgeship at an Aug. 31 meet at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.

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With the appointment of Judge Norma Sierra to the district court bench, the 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated three candidates for the vacant Boulder County court judgeship during a meeting at the courthouse Aug. 28.

Finalists Announced for Boulder County Judgeship

With the appointment of Judge Norma Sierra to the district court bench, the 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated three candidates for the vacant Boulder County court judgeship during a meeting at the courthouse Aug. 28.

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Guilty Verdict Given for Lakewood Attorney's Murder

Guilty Verdict Given for Lakewood Attorney’s Murder

LAW WEEK COLORADO A Jefferson County jury today found Warren Dale Watson guilty of the first-degree murder of Claudia Miller, a Lakewood attorney. Watson was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder, three counts of sexual assault, two counts of aggravated robbery, seven counts of identity theft and one count of tampering with evidence. On March 5, […]

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The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission narrowed the pool of candidates during an Aug. 18 meeting for a spot on the bench in San Miguel County to three Telluride attorneys: civil litigator Jennifer Fox, current town councilman Sean Murphy and criminal defender Susanne Ross.

Finalists Announced for San Miguel County Judgeship

The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission narrowed the pool of candidates during an Aug. 18 meeting for a spot on the bench in San Miguel County to three Telluride attorneys: civil litigator Jennifer Fox, current town councilman Sean Murphy and criminal defender Susanne Ross.

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Judge Appointed to Teller County Bench

Judge Appointed to Teller County Bench

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the appointment of Teresa Kilgore as Teller County Court judge in the 4th Judicial District. She will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Linda Billings-Vela to the 4th District Court bench. Kilgore is the managing attorney for the Colorado Springs office of Colorado Legal Services […]

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Sen. Cory Gardner Looks To Fill Federal Judge Seat

Sen. Cory Gardner Looks To Fill Federal Judge Seat

LAW WEEK COLORADO U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner announced yesterday the creation of a Judicial Evaluation Committee that will vet applicants for an upcoming vacancy on the U.S. District Court of Colorado. In April 2016, Judge Robert Blackburn will take senior status, creating a vacancy on the seven-judge bench. The number of judgeships on the court has remained […]

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