The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet March 19, 2012 to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of Associate County Judge for Montrose County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Diana Barber on March 30, 2012.
Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of Montrose County and must be admitted to the practice of law in Colorado. Applicants must also reside in the Southwest Water Conservation District (link below provides map). Applications must be received by Wednesday, February 29. The appointed county court judge will serve an initial provisional term of two years before facing a retention election. Retained judges serve four-year terms.