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Archives for August 15, 2017

Dondi Osborne Appointed as La Plata County Court Judge

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Dondi Osborne to the La Plata County Court in the Sixth Judicial District. Osborne will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Martha Minot, effective August 29, 2017.

Osborne is currently an Assistant United States Attorney in Durango, where she has been since January 2008. She prosecutes cases involving murder, sexual assault, domestic violence, tax violations, and more. Prior to her work as an AUSA, Osborne was a Deputy District Attorney and Assistant District Attorney in the 6th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. She received her law degree from Creighton University and her undergraduate degree from Fort Lewis College.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 8/14/2017

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and three unpublished opinions.

State of Utah v. Ricks

Higby Crane Services, LLC v. National Helium, LLC

Smith v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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