The Colorado State Judicial Branch announced on July 1, 2013, that Judge Daniel Maus of the Nineteenth Judicial District Court will retire, effective October 11, 2013. The Nineteenth Judicial District nominating commission will meet on August 26, 2013, to interview and select nominees for the vacancy.
Judge Maus was admitted to the Colorado bar in 1969. He was a trial attorney for his entire career prior to being appointed to the bench. He worked as a senior litigation attorney for U.S. West and as an Assistant United States Attorney. He was appointed to the Nineteenth Judicial District Court Bench in 2002, in the criminal division.
Eligible applicants for the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Nineteenth Judicial District and must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years. Application forms are available from Justice Nathan Coats, ex officio chair of the nominating commission, or on the State Judicial website. Applications must be filed with the ex officio chair no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013.
For more information on the vacancy, click here.