Two Attorneys, Judge Up For 11th District Judgeship

by Hannah Garcia

LAW WEEK COLORADO

Two private attorneys and a Park County judge were selected as finalists by the 11th Judicial District nominating commission for a district court judgeship that begins this summer.

After meeting May 11, the nominating commission named Judge Brian Green of Fairplay, Roger Larsen of Canon City and Lynette Wenner of Cotopaxi as the three finalists. Green has been a Park County court judge since 2007. Larsen is a family law litigator and Wenner is a partner at the Law Firm of Gillick & Wenner. The vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Charles Barton, effective July 1, 2015.

Under the Colorado law, the governor has 15 days from May 12 to appoint one of the nominees to the 11th Judicial District judgeship, which includes Chaffee, Custer, Fremont and Park counties. Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at [email protected]