Laurie Clark, a district court magistrate from the Seventeenth Judicial District, was selected by Governor Hickenlooper as the new Denver Juvenile Court judge in the Second Judicial District. Judge Clark’s appointment is effective immediately. She will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of Hon. Karen Ashby to the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Judge Clark was appointed as magistrate in the Seventeenth Judicial District in 2011, where her docket included small claims, county/traffic, domestic relations, dependency & neglect, truancy, and juvenile delinquency. Prior to her appointment as magistrate, Judge Clark was in private practice, where she focused on juvenile and family law representation.
Judge Clark received her undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver and her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.