On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the Supreme Court Nominating Commission’s selection of three nominees for appointment to the bench of the Colorado Court of Appeals. The vacancy was created by the retirement of Hon. Russell Carparelli, effective December 15, 2013.
The three nominees are Michael H. Berger of Denver, Blain D. Myhre of Englewood, and Craig R. Welling of Brighton. Under the Colorado Constitution, Governor Hickenlooper has fifteen days from December 4, 2013, in which to select one of the nominees for appointment.
Comments about the nominees may be emailed to the governor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact information for the nominees is available on the State Judicial website.