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Applicants Wanted For Appeals Court Vacancy

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Supreme Court Nominating Commission is soliciting attorney applicants for a Colorado Court of Appeals judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Richard Gabriel to the Colorado Supreme Court, effective Sept. 1, 2015. The commission will meet Sept. 1–2 to interview applicants and select nominees for appointment by the governor. To be eligible for appointment […]

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Nominees Selected For 20th District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge D.D. Mallard, effective Aug. 1. The nominees, Elizabeth Brodsky of Nederland, Robert Gunning of Louisville, and Norma Sierra of Boulder, were selected June 29. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 […]

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Judge Vacancy Announced in Rio Grande County

As Judge Patrick Hayes prepares to take a spot on the 12th Judicial District bench July 1, the search opened June 18 for his replacement as a Rio Grande County judge.

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County Judge Appointed To New 12th District Judgeship

Rio Grande County Judge Patrick Hayes will take a new spot on the bench July 1 after the legislature created an extra district judgeship this past legislative session.

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Finalists Announced for CO Supreme Court Vacancy

LAW WEEK COLORADO With the retirement of longtime Justice Gregory Hobbs, three finalists — an appeals judge, a district judge and a constitutional law professor — are up for a vacancy in Colorado’s highest court. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission met in Denver on June 8 and 9 and selected Judge Richard Gabriel, law professor Melissa Hart […]

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Phillip Douglass Earns Seat On 18th District Bench

LAW WEEK COLORADO Employment attorney Phillip Douglass will take a spot on the 18th Judicial District bench on July 1 after Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his appointment Friday. The district court judgeship opened after Judge Mark Hannen announced his retirement. The 18th Judicial District includes Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. Douglass is currently of counsel […]

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Teller County Court Opening Announced

LAW WEEK COLORADO Judge Linda Billings-Vela’s appointment to a district court judgeship will create a vacancy for a Teller County judge effective July 1, 2015. The Fourth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet July 23 at the Teller County Courthouse to interview and select nominees. To be eligible for the office, applicants must be qualified […]

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Finalists Announced For New 12th District Judgeship

For a judgeship created this past legislative session, the 12th Judicial District Nominating Commission named its three finalists — two county judges and a public attorney — for a spot on the bench effective July 1.

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