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Judge Vacancy in 13th District

Judge Vacancy in 13th District

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet July 25 at the Washington County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Washington County. The vacancy will be created by the appointment to the District Court of Judge Carl McGuire III. The […]

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Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Judicial Department announced today it has recognized five individuals and one team in its 2015 Judicial Excellence Awards, recognizing employees for their work in the state’s 22 judicial districts. “The department’s workers are our greatest asset,” said Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice. “Through the JEA program, we honor those whose […]

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New Judge Named for 13th Judicial District

New Judge Named for 13th Judicial District

Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Carl McGuire Tuesday as district court judge in the 13th Judicial District, which covers Kit, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma counties. McGuire will fill the vacancy created by Judge Douglas Vannoy’s retirement. Since 2013, McGuire has served in the 13th Judicial District as a district court magistrate judge. He […]

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Six Chosen to Vie for Two Open Spots on Adams County Bench

The Seventeenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Tuesday its nomination of six candidates for two Adams County court judgeships created by the retirements of Judge Robert Doyle, effective July 1, 2016, and Judge Jeffrey Romeo, effective Jan. 10.

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Two Named as Finalists for Prowers County Judicial Vacancy

The Fifteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Tuesday two candidates for a Prowers County court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Larry Stutler, effective July 1.

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Judge Appointed in 17th District

Judge Appointed in 17th District

Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Jaclyn Casey Brown as district court judge in the 17th Judicial District, which includes Adams and Broomfield counties. Brown will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge C. Scott Crabtree. Brown is currently a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie and was an associate with the firm from 2005 […]

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Six Finalists for Arapahoe County Judgeships

Six Finalists for Arapahoe County Judgeships

Gov. John Hickenlooper is set to appoint new judges in Arapahoe County Court. On Monday, the 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission selected six candidates for two Arapahoe County Court judgeships created by the retirements of Judge Dana Murray and Judge Christine Chauche, both effective July 1, 2016. The nominees are Richard Ferro, Cynthia Mares, and […]

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The Federal Circuit Offers Hope to Owners of Software Patents

The Federal Circuit Offers Hope to Owners of Software Patents

SPECIAL TO LAW WEEK COLORADO By Evan Rothstein and Patrick Hall Last week, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals reminded lower courts that the post-Alice doctrine of software patent invalidity does have its limits, potentially stemming the recent tide of Section 101 invalidations. In Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corp. (No. 2015-1244, available at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/15-1244.Opinion.5-10-2016.1.PDF), the […]

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