Three Nominated for Arapahoe County Judgeship

The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission has picked three candidates for an Arapahoe County Court vacancy created by Judge Robert Tobias’ retirement, effective May 31. The nominees selected in a March 13 meeting held at the Arapahoe County Justice Center are: Cori Alcock-Christofferson of Centennial; John Scipione of Highlands Ranch; and Don Toussaint of Aurora.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from March 14 within which to appoint one of the nominees as county court judge for Arapahoe County. Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at