On Monday, May 13, 2013, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced that the Honorable Jane A. Tidball will retire from the First Judicial District court bench, effective July 31, 2013. The First Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet on June 28, 2013, to interview applicants and select nominees for appointment to the bench.
Judge Tidball was appointed to the First Judicial District Court in 1998. Prior to that, she was a District Court Magistrate in the Twentieth Judicial District. She also serves on the Colorado Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee, has written several legal articles, and has spoken at CLE programs.
Applicants for the vacancy must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years, and must be qualified electors in the First Judicial District. Applications are available on the Colorado State Judicial Branch website, and must be submitted to the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Monica Marquez, no later than 4 p.m. on June 10, 2013.
For more details on the vacancy and application process, click here.