July 15, 2019

Laurie Clark Appointed New Denver Juvenile Court Judge

Laurie Clark, a district court magistrate from the Seventeenth Judicial District, was selected by Governor Hickenlooper as the new Denver Juvenile Court judge in the Second Judicial District. Judge Clark’s appointment is effective immediately. She will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of Hon. Karen Ashby to the Colorado Court of Appeals.

Judge Clark was appointed as magistrate in the Seventeenth Judicial District in 2011, where her docket included small claims, county/traffic, domestic relations, dependency & neglect, truancy, and juvenile delinquency. Prior to her appointment as magistrate, Judge Clark was in private practice, where she focused on juvenile and family law representation.

Judge Clark received her undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver and her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Nominees Selected for District Court Vacancies in Second and Eighth Judicial Districts

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the selection of three nominees for the vacancy on the Eighth Judicial District Court. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from November 12 in which to appoint a nominee. The vacancy will be created by the December 19, 2013, retirement of Hon. Dave Williams.

The three nominees are C. Michelle Brinegar, John A. Jostad, and Randall C. Lococo. All three nominees are from Fort Collins. Contact information for the nominees is available on the State Judicial website.

State Judicial announced three nominees for the vacancy on the Denver Juvenile Court on Thursday, November 14, 2013. The vacancy became effective November 4, upon the appointment of Hon. Karen Ashby to the Colorado Court of Appeals.

The three nominees for the Denver Juvenile Court are Laura A. Clark, Andrea L. Eddy, and Susan L. Street, all of Denver. Contact information for these nominees is also available on the State Judicial website. Governor Hickenlooper has 15 days from November 15, 2013, in which to appoint a nominee to the Denver Juvenile Court bench.