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Commission Now Taking Applications for Custer County Judgeship

With Judge Peter Michaelson taking a spot on the 18th Judicial District bench Jan. 1, the 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Dec. 28 at the Fremont County Combined Courthouse to interview and select nominees for his replacement in Custer County.

RMCLC Director Tabbed as New Child Protection Ombudsman

Stephanie Villafuerte, head of the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center, will helm a newly formed independent state agency as the state's Child Protection Ombudsman beginning Jan 1.

Additional Judge Vacancy Announced in 18th District

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Judicial Department announced today that in addition to the 18th Judicial District vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Gerald Rafferty, effective...

Six Nominated for Pair of 18th District Judgeships

The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated six candidates as finalists for two district court judgeship vacancies, which were created by the pending...

18th Judicial District Nominating Commission Shuffles Application Deadlines

Today, the 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission announced a change regarding its Nov. 10 meeting at the Arapahoe County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the 18th Judicial District, which includes Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties.

Governor Announces New Non-Attorney on Nominating Commission

Among a bevy of board and commission appointments, Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Oct. 26 the appointment of Timiann Aguilar of Castle Pines to the 18th Judicial District nominating commission for judges.

Pro Bono Week: ‘Essential Part of Providing Access to Justice’

The state's highest ranking jurist declared the last week in October as Pro Bono Week in Colorado this year, marking the ninth year of the judicial branch's charitable commitment program for attorneys.

5th District Offers Pro Bono Family Legal Assistance

LAW WEEK COLORADO In celebration of Conflict Resolution Month, Colorado’s 5th Judicial District, which includes Clear Creek, Eagle, Lake and Summit counties, is offering legal...

Judge’s Retirement Creates Vacancy in 11th Judicial District

With the retirement of Judge David Thorson, a spot is opening on the 11th Judicial District bench effective Jan. 12.

Judicial Performance Commission appointments announced

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper Friday announced several Judicial Performance Commission appointments. All of the following appointments are effective Dec. 1, 2015, for a...