On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of Elizabeth Ann Starrs to serve as a district court judge in the Second Judicial District, which covers Denver County. Starrs will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Christina Habas. Her appointment is effective July 13.
Elizabeth Starrs is currently a partner at Starrs Mihm LLP, a position she has held since 2003. Her present law practice focuses on extensive commercial and complex civil litigation including business torts, legal malpractice, employment, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith. Before starting her own firm, Starrs worked for a number of private law firms, including Cooper & Kelly P.C. and Kennedy & Christopher P.C. She served as president of the Colorado Bar Association from 2006-2007.
Starrs earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Suffolk University Law School.