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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints new district court judge for Gilpin and Jefferson counties

DENVER — Friday, July 12, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Jeffrey Pilkington to serve as the district court judge in the 1st Judicial District, which consists of Gilpin and Jefferson counties. Pilkington will fill a vacancy that occurred as a result of the retirement of the Hon. Jane A.Tidball.


Pilkington currently works in private practice for the law firm Davis Graham & Stubbs L.L.P. where he has practiced civil litigation for 24 years focusing on products liability, commercial and business litigation and toxic tort environmental litigation. Prior to his time in private practice, Pilkington clerked for the Hon. Thomas P. Griesa of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


Pilkington earned a bachelor’s degree from Drake University and a J.D. from Columbia University.


The appointment is effective July 31, 2013.