On Friday, May 18, 2012, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of Judith LaBuda to serve as a district court judge in the Twentieth Judicial District, which serves Boulder County. LaBuda will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable James C. Klein on June 30.
LaBuda, of Niwot, currently serves as the Senior Assistant Attorney General at the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, where she is general counsel to the Division of Insurance, Commissioner of Insurance, and the State Personnel Board. Previously, LaBuda spent 18 years practicing family law.
LaBuda earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School.