New District Court judgeship created in the Fourth Judicial District Commission sets date to select nominees

06/01/2019 10:29 AM | Anonymous

The Fourth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet June 28, 2019, 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 new district court judgeship was created pursuant to SB 19-043 and is effective July 1, 2019. 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 $168,202. The initial term of office of a district judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent district judge, if retained by the voters, has a term of six years. Application forms are available from the office of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Monica M. Márquez, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the court executive, Scott Sosebee, 270 S. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO 80901). Applications are also available on the court’s home page at The completed application must be e-mailed to the address listed in the instructions below no later than 4 p.m. on June 7, 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Any person news Colorado Judicial Department Nathan B. Coats, Chief Justice Christopher T. Ryan, State Court Administrator wishing to suggest a candidate to fill the vacancy may do so by letter to be submitted to any member of the nominating commission, with a copy to the ex officio chair, no later than 4 p.m. May 31, 2019. The members of the nominating commission for the Fourth Judicial District are: Larry Gaddis, Beth Lieberman, Juan Moreno, Mary Linden, Jennifer George and Joshua Brooks, all of Colorado Springs; and Daniel Nicholson and Philip Mella of Woodland Park. Editor’s Note: Contact information for the nominating commission members:  Jennifer George, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80918  Larry Gaddis, 15 W. Cimarron St., Ste. 300, Colorado Springs, CO 80903  Joshua Brooks, 21950 Sweet Road, Peyton, CO 80831  Mary Linden, 111 S. Tejon St., Suite 202., Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2246  Philip Mella, 2018 Valley View Dr., Woodland Park, CO 80863  Juan Moreno, 250 Vandenburg St., Peterson AFB, CO 80914  Daniel Nicholson, 226 Illini Dr., Woodland Park, CO 80863

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