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Gov. Hickenlooper announces appointments to Judicial Nominating Commissions

DENVER — Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today appointments to the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and Supreme Court Judicial District nominating commissions.

 

Colorado’s 22 judicial districts have judicial district nominating commissions that select nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. Each district nominating commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission.

 

Commission members serve six-year terms. Non-lawyers, who are the majority of every nominating commission, are appointed by the governor. Lawyer members are appointed by joint action of the governor, attorney general and chief justice.

 

The member appointed to the 1st Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Thomas Overton of Golden, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from Jefferson County.

 

The member appointed to the 2nd Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Christina Habas of Denver, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from Denver.

 

The member appointed to the 4th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Larry Gaddis of Colorado Springs, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from El Paso County.

 

The member appointed to the 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Andrea Bryan of Carbondale, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated from Garfield County.

 

The member appointed to the 10th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • James Whitmire of Pueblo, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Pueblo County.

 

The member appointed to the 12th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Paul Motz of Alamosa, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from Alamosa County.

 

The member appointed to the 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Edward Zorn of Fort Morgan, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Morgan County.

 

The members appointed to the 17th Judicial District Nominating Commission for terms effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Daniel Carr of Westminster, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated from Adams County.

  • Patricia Jarzobski of Westminster, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from Adams County.

 

The member appointed to the 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Candace Figa of Aurora, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Arapahoe County.

 

The member appointed to the 19th Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • William Crosier of Greeley, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Weld County.

 

The members appointed to the 21st Judicial District Nominating Commission for terms effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Scott Burrill of Grand Junction, to serve as an attorney and as an Unaffiliated from Mesa County.

  • Amy Hand of Grand Junction, to serve as an attorney and as a Republican from Mesa County.

 

The member appointed to the 22nd Judicial District Nominating Commission for a term effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Sean Murray of Mancos, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from Montezuma County.

 

The members appointed to the Supreme Court Nominating Commission for terms effective Jan. 1, 2014 and expiring Dec. 31, 2019:

  • Kathleen Lord of Denver, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from the 1st Congressional District.

  • Michael Burg of Greenwood Village, to serve as attorney and as a Democrat from the 6th Congressional District.

 

For more information on Boards and Commissions, click here or e-mail gov_officeofboardsandcommissions@state.co.us

 

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