DENVER — Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the appointment of Andrew McCallin as a district court judge for the 2nd Judicial District (Denver). McCallin will fill a vacancy due to the appointment of the Hon. William Hood III to the Colorado Supreme Court.
McCallin is currently a First Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, where he currently serves in the Antitrust, Tobacco and Mortgage Fraud Unit. Also, he is an adjunct professor at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. Previously, McCallin was an associate at Rothgerber, Johnson & Lyons LLP in the complex commercial litigation section and a law clerk to the Hon. Lewis T. Babcock, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Colorado.
McCallin earned a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College and a J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.
The appointment is effective Jan. 10, 2014.
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.