As he begins his final year in office, the Governor stressed that he is not letting up on the state’s top priorities and encouraged the legislature to collaborate on tackling infrastructure, bolstering education and building budget reserves.Read More
DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Sean Finn as a District Court Judge in the 17th Judicial District. He fills a vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Ted Tow to the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Finn currently serves as a Chief Trial Deputy for the District Attorney’s Office in the 20th Judicial District, a position he has held since 2010. In this capacity, Finn prosecutes felony offenses; supervises felony-level prosecutions of economic crimes, cases brought before the Boulder County Grand Jury, and appeals brought on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office; and handles civil matters on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office, including forfeiture of asset cases. Finn also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Procedure at the University of Colorado School of Law. Prior to his current employment, he served as a Deputy District Attorney and Senior Deputy District Attorney in the 17th Judicial District (2005-2010); as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert Russel of the Colorado Court of Appeals (2004-2005); as an Associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP (2003-2004); and as an Associate at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP in Los Angeles (2001-2003). Finn earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in 1997 and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2001.
Finn’s appointment was effective Feb. 13, 2018.
DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the 5th Judicial District Nominating Commission and the Physical Therapy Board.
Each Judicial District Nominating Commission consists of seven citizens residing in that judicial district. No more than four members can be from the same political party, and there must be at least one voting member from each county in the district. In all districts with populations of more than 35,000, the voting members consist of three people admitted to practice law in Colorado and four people not admitted to practice law in Colorado. In judicial districts with populations under 35,000, at least four voting members are people not admitted to practice law in Colorado. It is determined by majority vote of the governor, attorney general and chief justice how many, if any, of the remaining three members will be persons admitted to practice law in Colorado.
DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings until sunset Feb. 19 to honor the victims of the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and as proclaimed by President Donald Trump.