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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints new district court judge for Archuleta, La Plata and San Juan counties

DENVER — Thursday, March 14, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed William Herringer to serve as the district court judge in the 6th Judicial District, which consists of La Plata, San Juan and Archuleta counties. Herringer will fill a vacancy that occurred as a result of the retirement of the Hon. David L. Dickinson.


Herringer currently works in private practice for the law firm of Greenberg & Herringer, LLC, where he practices in county and district courts focusing primarily on criminal defense. Herringer also handles administrative cases and civil litigation, including personal injury matters and restraining order hearings. Prior to joining his current firm, Herringer worked as a partner at Greenberg, Herringer & Ward, LLC, as an associate at Abadie & Zimsky, as a Deputy State Public Defender in the Durango Public Defender’s Office, and as a contract attorney for the Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office.


Herringer earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and a J.D. from the University of Colorado College of Law.


The appointment is effective March 11, 2013.