On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, Governor Hickenlooper’s office announced his appointment of Andrew McCallin to the Second Judicial District Court. He will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of Hon. William Hood, III, to the Colorado Supreme Court, effective January 10, 2014.
Currently, Mr. McCallin is a First Assistant Attorney General in the consumer protection division of the Colorado Attorney General’s office. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Prior to his work at the Colorado Attorney General’s office, Mr. McCallin was an associate at Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons in the complex commercial litigation section. He received his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Governor Hickenlooper also appointed Kraig Ecton of Fort Collins to the Larimer County Court bench, effective December 31, 2013. He will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Christine Carney. Prior to the appointment, Ecton worked for the Fort Collins City Attorney’s Office, practicing municipal law in the areas of police services, municipal court management, prosecution, information systems, and real estate. He has also taught at Colorado State University and been a Deputy District Attorney in the Eighth Judicial District. He received his bachelor’s degree from Colorado College, his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law, and an M.B.A. from Colorado State University.