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Archives for July 6, 2012

Judge Julie Marshall to Retire from Eleventh Judicial District Court Bench

The Eleventh Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Fremont Combined Court to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of District Judge for the Eleventh Judicial District, which covers Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, and Park counties. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable Julie G. Marshall on January 8, 2013.

Judge Marshall was appointed to the Eleventh Judicial District Court bench in 1992. She currently hears civil, felony criminal, probate, domestic relations, and juvenile cases.

Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Eleventh Judicial District and must be admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 1, 2012. The appointed district judge will serve an initial provisional term of two years before facing a retention election. If retained in the general election, judges serve six-year terms.

Further information about applying for the vacancy is available here from the Colorado Judicial Branch.

Judge Valeria Spencer to Resign from Eighteenth Judicial District Court Bench

The Eighteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet August 6, 2012, to interview and select nominees for appointment by Governor Hickenlooper to the office of District Judge for the Eighteenth Judicial District, which covers Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln counties. The vacancy will be created by the resignation of the Honorable Valeria N. Spencer on August 10.

Judge Spencer was appointed to the Eighteenth Judicial District bench in September 2006. She currently sits in a trial division which handles civil and felony level criminal matters. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Spencer was a criminal prosecutor; first as a Deputy District Attorney in Denver and later as an Assistant United States Attorney. She practiced in the areas of bankruptcy litigation and general civil litigation before becoming a public servant.

Eligible applicants for appointment to fill the vacancy must be qualified electors of the Eighteenth Judicial District and must be admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. Applications must be received by Thursday, July 26. The appointed district judge will serve an initial provisional term of two years before facing a retention election. If retained in the general election, judges serve six-year terms.

Further information about applying for the vacancy is available here from the Colorado Judicial Branch.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 7/5/12

On Thursday, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued nine published opinions and twenty-five unpublished opinions.

Published

People v. Carbajal

People v. Randell

People v. Munoz-Casteneda

Francen v. Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles

People v. Kovacs

Loveland v. St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J

Gray v. University of Colorado Hospital Authority

McLaughlin v. Oxley

Vanderpool v. Loftness

Summaries of published cases are forthcoming, courtesy of The Colorado Lawyer.

Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions. The case announcement sheet is available here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 7/5/12

On Thursday, July 5, 2012, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinions and five unpublished opinions.

NLRB v. Teamsters Local Union No. 523

Stoney v. Cingular Wireless LLC

Vaupel v. United States

Tadehara v. Ace Securities Corp.

United States v. Nelson

No case summaries are provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.