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Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
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(DENVER) - Governor Bill Owens today announced the appointment of Laurie Anne Noble of Rangely to the Rio Blanco County Court in the 9th Judicial District. Noble is filling a vacancy caused by the Honorable Gerald C. Viscardi's decision not to stand for retention. This appointment is effective January 11, 2005.
"Laurie Noble brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the bench," said Gov. Owens. "She has already established a fine reputation as a judge and her strong legal background will ensure that she is an effective county court judge. I am extremely confident that Laurie Noble will be a consistent, efficient, and principled judge for the people of Rio Blanco County."
Laurie A. Noble currently serves as Rio Blanco County Associate Judge and Town of Meeker Municipal Judge. In addition, she maintains a private practice in Rangely. She is a member of the County Court Judges Association and Mesa County Bar Association. She earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of West Virginia.
The annual salary for this position is $20,488.00, and it is a 20 percent position. The initial term of office of a county judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent county judge, if approved by the voters, has a term of four years.
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