On Wednesday, December 21, 2011, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of Christopher Clayton Zenisek to serve as a district court judge in the First Judicial District, serving Jefferson and Gilpin counties. The appointment is effective immediately.
Zenisek, of Golden, currently serves as an Assistant District Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial District, a position he has held since 2009. Previously, Zenisek worked an associate at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, P.C., and served as a law clerk for United States District Judge Lewis Babcock. Zenisek earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado and his law degree from the University of Denver.