On Friday, June 22, 2012, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of Scott Erickson to serve as the new County Court Judge in San Miguel County. Erickson will fill a vacancy created by the death of the Honorable Sharon Shuteran. Erickson’s appointment is effective immediately.
Erickson is currently in private practice and focuses on civil litigation matters, real estate, and business transactions. Additionally, he serves as Municipal Judge for the towns of Ophir and Rico, a position he has held since 1999 and 2001, respectively. He also serves as the Deputy Municipal Judge of Telluride, a position he has held since 1999.
Erickson earned his bachelor’s degree from North Park University and a his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.