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Archives for September 8, 2016

Kimberly D. Cortez-Rodriguez and Anna N.H. Ulrich Appointed to County Courts in 12th Judicial District

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.

For more information about the appointments, click here.

Justin Fay Appointed to Archuleta County Court in 6th Judicial District

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Justin Fay to the Archuleta County Court in the Sixth Judicial District. Fay will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Sam Cassidy, effective September 20, 2016.

Fay is currently a Deputy District Attorney in the Sixth Judicial District, where he prosecutes sex crimes and is a county court supervisor. He has been with the Sixth Judicial District Attorney’s Office for his entire law career. Fay received his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and his law degree from the University of Tulsa.

 

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 9/8/2016

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued eight published opinions and 14 unpublished opinions.

People v. Hebert

Grippin v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

Thompson v. United Securities Alliance, Inc.

People v. Shores

Fischer v. Colorow Health Care, LLC

Love v. Klosky

Sierra Pacific Industries, Inc. v. Bradbury

People in Interest of C.J.R.

Summaries of these cases are forthcoming.

Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions. The case announcement sheet is available here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 9/7/2016

On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and five unpublished opinions.

Hohenberger v. United States

Aquila, Inc. v. C.W. Mining Co.

United States v. Clare

Hernandez v. Electric Insurance Co.

McDonald v. Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc.

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, some published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.