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Craig R. Welling


Judge Craig Welling was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals in February 2017.  From 2011 until being appointed to the Court of Appeals, Judge Welling served as a Colorado district court judge in the Seventeenth Judicial District (Adams County).  As a district court judge, Judge Welling had two-year rotations in each of the following: an adult felony criminal docket; a juvenile docket (including dependency and neglect cases, juvenile delinquency cases, contested and uncontested adoption cases, and paternity and maternity determinations); and a domestic relations docket.  Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge Welling served in Colorado Governor Bill Ritter's Office of Legal Counsel (2007-2011); and before that, was an associate at Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP (2001-2007).  Judge Welling earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from Colorado State University in 1995, an M.A. in environmental engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2001, and a J.D. from the University of Colorado in 2001.


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