The Twentieth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Boulder County Combined Court on August. 22, 2011, to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of district judge for the Twentieth Judicial District, which serves Boulder County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Lael E. Montgomery on October 1.
Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Twentieth Judicial District and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. The appointed district court judge will serve an initial provisional term of two years before facing a retention election. Retained judges serve six-year terms.