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Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid Appointed to Tenth Circuit

On Friday, November 3, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Eid will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Eid submitted her resignation from the Colorado Supreme Court upon her confirmation, effective immediately.

Applications are now being accepted for the vacancy on the Colorado Supreme Court. Eligible applicants must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years and must be a qualified elector of the State of Colorado. Application forms are available on the State Judicial website or from the ex officio chair of the Supreme Court Nominating Commission, Chief Justice Nancy Rice. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on November 20, 2017, to be considered. Anyone wishing to nominate another must do so no later than 4 p.m. on November 13, 2017. Applicants should be advised that telephone calls informing candidates of interviews will likely occur on Friday, November 24, 2017, and they must be available by telephone on that date.

For more information about the vacancy and application procedure, click here.