The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a part-time United States magistrate judge for the District Court of the District of Colorado in Grand Junction. A merit selection panel composed of attorneys and other members of the community will review all applicants and recommend to the district court judges in confidence the five persons it considers best qualified.
A qualified applicant must:
- Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least five years (with some substitutes authorized);
- Be competent to perform all the duties of the office; be of good moral character; be emotionally stable and mature; be committed to equal justice under the law; be in good health; be patient and courteous; and be capable of deliberation and decisiveness;
- Be less than seventy years old; and
- Not be related to a judge of the district court.
Application forms may be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of Court, located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado or the Human Resources Division located at 1929 Stout Street, Suite C102, Denver, Colorado; or on the Court’s website.
All applications must be received by April 18, 2012. A completed original application plus eight copies should be delivered or mailed to: U. S. District Court – Human Resources Division, Attn: Ronna Duncan, Human Resources Administrator, 1929 Stout Street, Suite C102, Denver, CO 80294
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