On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Kimberly D. Cortez-Rodriguez to the Conejos County Court and Ann N. Ulrich to the Saguache County Court, both in the Twelfth Judicial District. Cortez-Rodriguez will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Susan I. Broyles, effective January 10, 2017. Ulrich will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Amanda K. Pearson, effective November 1, 2016.
Cortez-Rodriguez is currently the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator for the Twelfth Judicial District. Prior to her work for the court, Cortez-Rodriguez was an associate at the Alamosa firm of Lester Sigmond Rooney & Schwiesow. She has also worked as a staff attorney and paralegal for Colorado Legal Services. She received her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School.
Ulrich is a solo practitioner at Anna N.H. Ulrich, Attorney at Law, where she has worked since 2006. In addition to her solo practice, Ulrich is an assistant county attorney for Chaffee County. She has also been a research attorney for the Twelfth Judicial District, and an associate at law firms in Boulder and Durango. She received her undergraduate degree from Trinity University and her law degree from University of Colorado Law School.
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