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Application period opens for Judicial Nominating Commission positions

Thursday, September 28, 2017

DENVER – Applications are now being accepted for upcoming vacancies on 16 Judicial District Nominating Commissions throughout Colorado and the Supreme Court Nominating Commission.

As of Dec. 31, 2017, there will be 40 vacancies as detailed below. Judicial nominating commissioners are volunteers and serve six-year terms interviewing applicants for judicial vacancies and nominating candidates to the governor.

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission, which nominates candidates for the Colorado Supreme Court and Colorado Court of Appeals, will have five vacancies. There will be one vacancy each for a non-attorney in the 2nd and 7th Congressional Districts, and one vacancy each for attorneys in the 3rd, 4th and 5th Congressional Districts.

The 1st Judicial District (Gilpin and Jefferson counties) will have one vacancy for an attorney.

The 2nd Judicial District (Denver County) will have two vacancies, one for an attorney and one for a non-attorney.

The 3rd Judicial District (Huerfano and Las Animas counties) will have two vacancies, one for an attorney and one for a non-attorney.

The 4th Judicial District (El Paso and Teller counties) will have two vacancies, one for an attorney and one for a non-attorney.

The 5th Judicial District (Clear Creek, Eagle, Lake and Summit counties) will have three vacancies, two for non-attorneys and one for an attorney.

The 6th Judicial District (Archuleta, La Plata and San Juan counties) will have two vacancies, one for an attorney and one for a non-attorney.

The 8th Judicial District (Jackson and Larimer counties) will have two vacancies, one for an attorney and one for a non-attorney.

The 9th Judicial District (Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties) will have three vacancies, two for non-attorneys and one for an attorney.

The 10th Judicial District (Pueblo County) will have two vacancies, both for a non-attorney.

The 12th Judicial District (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache counties) will have two vacancies for non-attorneys.

The 13th Judicial District (Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma counties) will have three vacancies for non-attorneys.

The 14th Judicial District (Grand, Moffat and Routt counties) will have four vacancies, two for non-attorneys and two for attorneys.

The 15th Judicial District (Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa and Prowers counties) will have three vacancies for non-attorneys.

The 16th Judicial District (Bent, Crowley and Otero counties) will have one vacancy for an attorney.

The 19th Judicial District (Weld County) will have one vacancy for a non-attorney.

The 21st Judicial District (Mesa County) will have two vacancies for non-attorneys.

More information on nominating commissions may be found on the Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Supreme_Court/Nominating.cfm.

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2017. Applications may be made only online at the State of Colorado Boards and Commissions Application page at https://www.tfaforms.com/290254. Applicants should include a current resume or biography where indicated on the application.

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