Judge Stephen A. Groome was appointed to the district court bench in June 2007. Judge Groome hears all types of district court cases, including criminal, civil, dependency & neglect, juvenile, and domestic relations. His is primarily assigned to the Park County District Court in Fairplay.
Prior to the bench, Judge Groome served as the County Attorney for Park County for 4 ½ years and was in private practice with emphasis in real estate, business, and estate law in Colorado for 15 years. For the 10 years prior to coming to Colorado, Judge Groome practiced in California, including 8 years on the legal staff of the California Association of Realtors. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and Southwestern University School of Law.