On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the Seventeenth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced its May 2 selection of three finalists to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Seventeenth Judicial District Court, occasioned by the retirement of Hon. C. Scott Crabtree on July 1, 2016. The three nominees are Jaclyn Casey Brown of Westminster, Tomee Crespin of Thornton, and Sharon Holbrook of Broomfield.
Jaclyn Casey Brown is currently a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie in Denver, where she practices commercial and complex civil litigation involving business entities of various sizes in the real estate and business practice groups. Tomee Crespin is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Tomee Crespin, where she practices criminal and family law litigation and participates in truancy court matters. Sharon Holbrook is a magistrate in the Seventeenth Judicial District, where she is is assigned to the juvenile division, and has also completed rotations in the domestic, criminal, and civil divisions.
Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from May 3, 2016, in which to appoint one of the nominees to the district court. Comments regarding any of the nominees may be emailed to the governor at email@example.com. For more information about the nominees, click here.