LAW WEEK COLORADO
Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday the appointment of Christopher Seldin as district court judge for the 9th Judicial District, which includes Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties.
Seldin will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Judge Gail Nichols, effective November 1, 2015.
Seldin is the assistant county attorney in Pitkin County, where his practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on land use and real estate law, child welfare and adult protection law, tort and contract law, constitutional law, property tax law and eminent domain.
Prior to his work in Pitkin County, Seldin worked as an associate attorney at Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe in San Francisco and as a law clerk to the Justice Gregory Hobbs of the Colorado Supreme Court.
Seldin earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley.