December 11, 2018

Archives for August 27, 2018

Meredith Cord and Denise Peacock Appointed to El Paso County Court

On Friday, August 24, 2018, Governor Hickenlooper appointed Meredith Cord and D. Denise Peacock to the El Paso County Court in the 4th Judicial District. They will fill vacancies created by the retirements of Hon. Stephen J. Sletta and Hon. Regina Walter, effective January 7, 2019.

Hon. Meredith Cord is a District Court Magistrate in the 4th Judicial District, where she oversees a docket of domestic relations, juvenile, and quasi-criminal contempt actions. She was appointed as magistrate in 2013. She was in private practice from 2004 to 2013, practicing domestic relations, probate, estate planning, and family law with various firms. She was also a deputy district attorney from 2003 to 2004. She received her law degree from Case Western Reserve University and her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University.

Hon. Denise Peacock is a District Court Magistrate in the 4th Judicial District, where she presides over juvenile and family law matters. She was appointed as magistrate in 2002. Prior to her appointment, she in private practice from 1997 to 2001, where she practiced family, juvenile, and criminal law. She was a member of the United States Air Force from 1991 to 1997, where she served as as an Assistant Staff Judge Advocate and as Area Defense Counsel. She received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Columbia College.

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Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 8/24/2018

On Friday, August 24, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two published opinions and one unpublished opinion.

United States v. Harssfell

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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