On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Sharon Holbrook to the district court bench in the Seventeenth Judicial District. Holbrook will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Francis C. Wasserman, effective October 17, 2016.
Currently, Holbrook is a district court magistrate in the Seventeenth Judicial District, where she oversees domestic relations cases. She has also completed rotations in the criminal and civil divisions. Prior to her appointment as magistrate, Holbrook served for ten years in the Adams County District Attorney’s Office, with the last four years in the position of Senior Trial Deputy for the Child Victim Unit. She teaches extensively on child physical and sexual abuse and abusive infant head trauma. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and her law degree from Willamette University College of Law.
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