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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints new county court judge in Arapahoe County

DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today the appointment of Cheryl Rowles-Stokes to serve as a county court judge in the 18th Judicial District. Rowles-Stokes will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Ethan D. Feldman.


Rowles-Stokes, of Aurora, currently serves as the Chief Deputy District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District and directs the Economic Crimes Unit, where she has served since 2001.


Previously, Rowles-Stokes was a human resources professional at High Speed Access Corp. and Rifkin & Associates. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado Christian College, a master’s degree from Jones International University and a J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.


Rowles-Stokes’ judicial appointment is effective immediately.