The Fourth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Feb. 14, 2020, at the El Paso County Courthouse (270 S. Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO 80901) to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the Fourth Judicial District (El Paso and Teller counties). The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Larry E. Schwartz. The vacancy will occur on May 2, 2020.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a qualified elector of the Fourth Judicial District at the time of investiture and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. The current annual salary for this position is $173,248. The initial term of office of a district judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent district judge, if approved by the voters, has a term of six years.
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