July 18, 2019

Hon. Francis C. Wasserman to Retire from 17th Judicial District Court

Wasserman (Formatted)On Friday, July 29, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the retirement of Hon. Francis C. Wasserman from the Seventeenth Judicial District Court, effective October 17, 2016. Judge Wasserman was appointed to the district court bench in July 2005, where he presides over a mixed docket of civil, criminal, juvenile, and domestic relations cases. Prior to his appointment, he was a Chief Trial Deputy District Attorney in the Seventeenth Judicial District and an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver. He also served as a Merchant Marine and in the Navy, and had Top Secret security clearance. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville and his law degree from the University of Florida Law School.

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming vacancy. Eligible applicants must be qualified electors of the Seventeenth Judicial District and must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years. Application forms are available from the State Judicial website or from the ex officio chair of the Seventeenth Judicial District Nominating Commission, Justice Nathan Coats. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on September 1, 2016, and anyone wishing to nominate another must do so no later than 4 p.m. on August 25, 2016.

For more information about the vacancy, click here.

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