June 26, 2019

Comments Sought Regarding Reappointment of United States District Court Magistrate Judge

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado is establishing a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge David L. West, whose term is due to expire on January 7, 2012. If reappointed, West will serve a new four-year term.

The duties of a magistrate judge in United States District Court include:

  1. conducting preliminary proceedings in criminal cases;
  2. trial and disposition of misdemeanor and petty offense cases; and
  3. conducting various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from a district judge.

Written comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to whether Magistrate Judge West should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the court.

Comments may be submitted by mail to:

U.S. Courts – Human Resources Division, Attn: R Duncan, 1929 Stout Street, Suite C102, Denver, CO 80294

Comments may also be submitted via fax at (303) 335-2495 Attn: R Duncan.

Comments must be received by July 15, 2011.

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