On Monday, October 3, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the retirement of Hon. Gale T. Miller of the Colorado Court of Appeals, effective January 17, 2017. Judge Miller was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals in August 2008. Prior to his appointment, Judge Miller was a litigator at Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP with trial experience in cases involving commercial and antitrust issues, natural resources, environmental law, and election law. Judge Miller was at Davis, Graham & Stubbs from 1973 through his judicial appointment in 2008. Prior to his work at DGS, Judge Miller was a trial attorney for the Federal Trade Commission. He received his undergraduate degree from Augustana College and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming Colorado Court of Appeals vacancy. Eligible applicants must be qualified electors in the State of Colorado and must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years. Application forms are available from Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice, the ex officio chair of the Supreme Court Nominating Commission, and are also available on the State Judicial website. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on November 16, 2016. Anyone wishing to nominate another must do so no later than November 9, 2016.
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