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Archives for October 6, 2016

Sharon Holbrook Appointed to 17th Judicial District Court Bench

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.

For more information about the appointment, click here.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 10/6/2016

On Thursday, October 6, 2016, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued seven published opinions and 24 unpublished opinions.

DA Mountain Rentals, LLC v. Lodge at Lionhead

Alhilo v. Kliem

Semler v. Hellerstein

Barrett v. Sand Hills Metropolitan District

Golden Run Estates, LLC v. Town of Erie

Berges v. County Court of Douglas County

Andrade v. Johnson

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Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions.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Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/5/2016

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

Mullins v. Allbaugh

Smith v. City of Oklahoma City

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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