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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints county court judge in San Miguel County

DENVER — Friday, June 22, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today the appointment of Scott Erickson to serve as a new county court judge in San Miguel County. Erickson will fill a vacancy created by the death of the Hon. Sharon Shuteran.


Erickson is currently in private practice and focuses on civil litigation matters, real estate and business transactions. Erickson serves as Municipal Judge for the towns of Ophir and Rico, a position he has held since 1999 and 2001, respectively. He also serves as the Deputy Municipal Judge of Telluride, a position he has held since 1999.


Erickson earned a bachelor’s degree from North Park University and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.


Erickson’s judicial appointment is effective immediately.