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Archives for August 29, 2014

Kimberly Karn Appointed to Tenth Judicial District

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the governor’s office announced his appointment of Kimberly Karn to the district court bench of the Tenth Judicial District in Pueblo. Karn will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. Victor Reyes, effective December 31, 2014.

Karn is currently a Deputy Colorado State Public Defender in Pueblo, where she headed the regional office from 2007 through 2012. In addition to her service in Pueblo, Karn has worked at public defender offices in Colorado Springs, Denver, Arapahoe County, and Greeley. She was an attorney in private practice before becoming a public defender, focusing on family law and dependency and neglect. She was also a guardian ad litem. She received both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Iowa.

Samuel Cassidy Appointed to Archuleta County Court

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Governor Hickenlooper’s office announced his appointment of Samuel Cassidy to the Archuleta County Court bench. Cassidy will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Hon. James E. Denvir, effective January 13, 2015.

Cassidy currently teaches business law and ethics at DU’s Daniels College of Business. He handles pro bono cases in many practice areas, including criminal, civil litigation, business contracts and formation, and real estate. Prior to teaching at DU, Cassidy was president and CEO of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, as well as the Jefferson County Economic Development Association. He has also served as Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor, Senate Minority Leader, and a state senator from Senate District 6. Prior to that, he was an attorney in private practice.


Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 8/28/2014

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued five published opinions and 36 unpublished opinions.

People v. Fritz

People v. Gutierrez-Ruiz

People v. Rogers

Sure-Shock Electric v. Diamond Lofts Venture

People v. Martin

Summaries of these 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Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions.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Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 8/28/2014

On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and seven unpublished opinions.

United States v. Claycomb

Marshall v. Rudek

Kobel v. Lansing Correctional Facility

Rantz v. Hartley

Harrell v. Wilson

United States v. $85,688 in United States Currency

McKay v. Hayes

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.