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Judge Appointed to Denver County Court

Judge Appointed to Denver County Court

LAW WEEK COLORADO Mayor Michael Hancock announced Thursday the appointment of Barry Schwartz as a judge to the Denver County Court, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert Crew. Schwartz currently serves as a senior attorney in the litigation section of the Denver City Attorney’s Office, where he represents city employees and […]

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Nominees Named for 17th District Judgeship

Nominees Named for 17th District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 17th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Francis Wasserman, effective Oct. 17. Nominees Tomee Crespin of Thornton; and Sean Finn and Sharon Holbrook of Broomfield were selected by the commission on Sept. 19. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor […]

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Gunnison County Judge Appointed 

Gunnison County Judge Appointed 

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper Friday appointed Ashley Burgemeister to serve as a county court judge in Gunnison County, which is in Colorado’s 7th Judicial District. Burgemeister will fill the vacancy created by Judge Ben Eden’s retirement. Her appointment is effective Jan. 10, 2017. Burgemeister currently serves as the 7th Judicial District’s family court […]

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New Judges Appointed in 4th District, Boulder County

New Judges Appointed in 4th District, Boulder County

Gov. John Hickenlooper today made two judicial appointments, with one in Colorado’s 4th Judicial District and the other in the 20th Judicial District. Eric Bentley will serve as a district court judge in the 4th Judicial District, which covers El Paso and Teller counties. Effective Oct. 1, Bentley will fill the vacancy created by Judge Edward […]

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Two Districts Get New Chief Judges

Two district court judges ascended to chief judge positions Thursday. Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice appointed Judge Jeffrey Wilson as chief of the 6th Judicial District and Judge Stephen Howard to helm the 8th Judicial District, both effective Jan. 10.

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Two Judges Appointed in Arapahoe County Court

Two Judges Appointed in Arapahoe County Court

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Joshua Williford and Colleen Clark to fill two vacancies on the Arapahoe County Court in the 18th Judicial District. The vacancies were created by the retirements of Judge Addison Adams and Judge Alex Bencze. Clark currently serves as a municipal judge in the City of Aurora, a magistrate in […]

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Finalists Named for Denver County Court Judge

Finalists Named for Denver County Court Judge

LAW WEEK COLORADO Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will have three finalists to choose from to fill a Denver County Court vacancy. The Denver County Court Judicial Nomination Commission has selected Isabel Pallares, Barry Schwartz and Frances Simonet as nominees for Denver County Court judge. Hancock will interview the nominees and announce his selection on or […]

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Hickenlooper Picks New 6th Judicial District Judge

Hickenlooper Picks New 6th Judicial District Judge

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Todd Norvell to serve as a district court judge in Colorado’s 6th Judicial District, which covers Archuleta, La Plata and San Juan counties. Norvell’s appointment, which is effective Jan. 10, 2017, will fill the vacancy created by Judge Gregory Lyman’s retirement. Norvell is currently an assistant U.S. attorney […]

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