November 18, 2017

Archives for October 24, 2017

Jessica Curtis Appointed to El Paso County Court

On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the governor’s appointment of Jessica Curtis to fill a vacancy on the El Paso County Court, effective immediately. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Hon. Daniel Wilson.

Curtis has been a magistrate judge in the Fourth Judicial District since 2011, where she presides over civil and juvenile dockets. Prior to her work as a magistrate, she was a partner at Hoffecker & Curtis, L.L.P., worked at the Colorado Public Defender’s Office in Colorado Springs, and worked at the Office of the Guardian ad Litem. She also has worked a mediator in Colorado Springs. She is a member of the Colorado and El Paso County bar associations, the Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, and the National Association of Counsel for Children. She received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

For more information about the appointment, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/23/2017

On Monday, October 23, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and four unpublished opinions.

Laul v. Los Alamos National Laboratories

Sweat v. Rickards

Stevens v. Alliant Techsystems Corp.

Panicker v. Compass Group U.S.A., Inc.

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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