DENVER — Tuesday, June 4, 2013 — Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia appointed John Neiley to serve as a district court judge in Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties, which are in the 9th Judicial District.
Neiley currently works in private practice as a partner at the law firm Neiley & Alder, where he practices primarily in civil litigation with a focus on real estate transactions and land use and development. Neiley also has experience in medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, enforcement of Federal Trade Commission consumer protection laws and enforcement of antitrust laws. Previously, he worked as a partner at Richmond, Neiley & Sprouse, LLC; as an associate at Downey, Rauch & Sleeman, P.C.; and as a staff attorney for the Federal Trade Commission’s Denver Regional Office.
Neiley earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law.
The appointment is effective July 1, 2013.