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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints new District Attorney for Colorado's 7th Judicial District


DENVER ­— Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced he appointed Dan W. Hotsenpiller of Montrose as the District Attorney for the 7th Judicial District, which serves Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties.


Hotsenpiller is currently a general practice lawyer at Delman & Hotsenpiller in Montrose, a position he has held since 2005.


Hotsenpiller earlier worked in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado, in Grand Junction as Assistant U.S. Attorney (2005) and in the Office of the District Attorney, 7th Judicial District, as Assistant District Attorney (1994 -2004). He was an associate with Charles R. Greenacre P.C., in Montrose (1994), and an associate at Weller, Friedrich, Ward & Andrew in Denver (1988-1993).


Hotsenpiller earned a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1988.


The appointment is effective Tuesday, Jan. 25 and shall continue until a new District Attorney is elected for the Seventh Judicial District in the 2012 general election and takes the oath of office on January 8, 2013.