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Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
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DENVER - Governor Owens announced the appointment of Mark D. Warner of Thornton to the Seventeenth Judicial District Court bench, serving Adams County and the City and County of Broomfield. The appointment is effective November 1, filling a vacancy left by retiring Judge Donald W. Marshall, Jr.
"Mark Warner has served this district as a police officer and as a prosecutor for more than twenty years," Owens said. "He has earned the trust and respect of the citizens and will serve the people well in this new capacity."
Warner is presently Chief Trial Deputy with the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office. He has been with the DA's office since 1992. He also has been in private practice, a county court prosecutor, and was formerly a Thornton police officer and detective. He is an active board member of the 17th Judicial District CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). He received his B.A. from Iowa State University and law degree from the University of Denver College of Law.
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 $110,255.
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