DENVER — Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Kelly S. Hansen to serve as county court judge in Washington County in the 13th Judicial District. Hansen will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Carl S. McGuire III to the District Court.
Hansen is currently a sole practitioner at Hansen Law, LLC, where her practice focuses on real estate, estate planning, and probate matters. She also serves as a Municipal Court Judge in the Town of Akron. Previously, Hansen was a city attorney and municipal prosecutor in the City of Yuma, an associate attorney at W.B. Paynter, P.C. and a staff attorney for the Mountain States Legal Foundation. Hansen earned her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University in 2000 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law in 2002.
Her appointment is effective July 1, 2016.