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Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
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(DENVER) – Gov. Bill Owens today announced the appointment of Vincent R. White of Parker to the District Court in the 18th Judicial District (Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln Counties). White is filling a vacancy caused by the retirement of the Hon. James F. Macrum, Jr. This appointment is effective January 11, 2005.
"Vince White will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the bench," said Gov. Owens. "His dedicated service with the Air Force, as a magistrate, as a public defender, and with the Attorney General's office has prepared him to assume the challenges facing a district court judge. I am extremely confident that Vince White will be a fair, efficient, and principled judge for the people of the 18th Judicial District."
White is currently a Deputy Attorney General with the Colorado Attorney General's Office. In addition, he serves as a Reserve Assistant Staff Judge Advocate with the U.S. Air Force. From 2000 to 2001, he was a Combined Court Magistrate for the 17th Judicial District. Prior to this appointment, White was a trial attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. From 1994 to 1999, he was a defense attorney with the Colorado Office of the Public Defender and from 1991 to 1992 he was an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate with the U.S. Air Force. White is a member of the Douglas County Bar Association and the Sam Cary Bar Association, which represents the legal needs of the African-American community. White earned his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and his law degree from North Carolina Central University.
The initial term of office for a district court judge is a provisional term of two years, after which the incumbent must stand for retention to serve an additional six years. The annual salary for this position is $107,044.
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