The Eleventh Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Fremont Combined Court to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of District Judge for the Eleventh Judicial District, which covers Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, and Park counties. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Julie G. Marshall on January 8, 2013.
Judge Marshall was appointed to the Eleventh Judicial District Court bench in 1992. She currently hears civil, felony criminal, probate, domestic relations, and juvenile cases.
Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Eleventh Judicial District and must be admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 1, 2012. The appointed district 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.