Last week, Governor John Hickenlooper appointed Dan W. Hotsenpiller of Montrose as the District Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District, which serves Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel counties.
Hotsenpiller has been a general practice lawyer at Delman & Hotsenpiller in Montrose since 2005. His previous work includes the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado, in Grand Junction as Assistant U.S. Attorney and in the Office of the District Attorney, Seventh Judicial District, as Assistant District Attorney. He was also an associate with Charles R. Greenacre P.C., in Montrose, and an associate at Weller, Friedrich, Ward & Andrew in Denver.
Hotsenpiller earned his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1988.
The appointment was effective Tuesday, January 25 and shall continue until a new District Attorney is elected for the Seventh Judicial District in the 2012 general election and takes the oath of office on January 8, 2013.