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Gov. Hickenlooper appoints new district court judge for Boulder County

DENVER — Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Bruce Langer to serve as the district court judge in the 20th Judicial District in Boulder County. Langer will fill a vacancy that occurred as a result of the retirement of the Hon. M. Gwyneth Whalen.


Langer currently works at the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office, where he oversees general felony prosecutions and the felony intake unit. Also, he oversaw the district attorney office’s sex crimes and domestic violence team, served as a trial deputy, supervised the juvenile prosecution unit and supervised the felony prosecution unit. Previously, Langer was an associate at Franco Domenico and Associates.


Langer 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 immediately.




About the judicial selection process

Each of Colorado’s 22 judicial districts has a judicial district nominating commission. The nominating commission selects three nominees for the district and county judicial vacancies of which the final appointment is selected.