May 20, 2019

Hon. Lyndon K. Skinner of Sixth Judicial District to Retire

The Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the retirement of Hon. Lyndon K. Skinner of the Sixth Judicial District. Judge Skinner attended the University of Colorado from 1960 to 1965, joined the Army in 1965 and served until 1971, and then served on the Colorado State Patrol until 1997. In 1997, he was appointed as a municipal judge in Silverton, Colorado, and was appointed to the San Juan County Court in 2006. He is one of the few non-attorney judges serving in Colorado. His retirement will be effective July 1, 2014.

Applications are being accepted for the vacancy on the San Juan County Court bench. Eligible applicants must be qualified electors of San Juan County and must have graduated high school or achieved the equivalent. Application forms are available from the ex officio chair of the Sixth Judicial District Nominating Commission, Justice Brian Boatright, and are also available on the State Judicial website. Applications must be filed no later than 4 p.m. on April 14, 2014. Anyone wishing to nominate a candidate must do so no later than 4 p.m. on April 7, 2014.

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