Gov. Polis appoints District Court Judge in 4th Judicial District

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced the appointment of Catherine Mitchell Helton as a district court judge in the 4th Judicial District. Her appointment is occasioned by the retirement of the Honorable Larry E. Schwartz.

Mitchell Helton is a Magistrate for the Fourth Judicial District in El Paso County, a position she has held since January 2019. She currently presides over a domestic relations docket. Previously, she was a sole practitioner and private attorney at Catherine D. Mitchell, P.C. (2003-2019) and a Deputy District Attorney for the Fourth Judicial District (2000-2003). Mitchell Helton earned her B.A. from Mount St. Vincent University in 1994 and her J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2000.

Mitchell Helton’s appointment is effective May 2, 2020.