The Second Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet June 15, 2012 to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of District Judge for the Second Judicial District, which serves Denver County. The vacancy will be created by the resignation of the Honorable Christina M. Habas on July 13.
Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Second Judicial District and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. Applications must be received by Friday, June 1. The appointed district court judge will serve an initial provisional term of two years before facing a retention election. If retained in the general election, judges serve six-year terms.