DENVER — Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed W. Troy Hause as a district court judge in the 19th Judicial District (Weld County). Hause will fill a vacancy due to the resignation of the Hon. Dinsmore Tuttle.
Hause currently serves in private practice as a solo practitioner, where he specializes in family law, mediation and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Hause has worked at his own private practice since graduating from law school and has experience in the areas of criminal defense, general civil law, mental health certifications, probate and juvenile law.
Hause earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and a J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School.
The appointment is effective Nov. 30, 2013.
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.