Gov. Jared Polis on Dec. 12 appointed Magistrate Judge Inga Causey to the Eagle County Court in the 5th Judicial District. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Judge Rachel Olguin-Fresquez to the 5th Judicial District Court and is effective immediately.
Causey is a magistrate judge in the 13th Judicial District, a position she’s held since 2022. She’s also served as deputy municipal judge for the Town of Minturn and as associate municipal judge for the Town of De Beque since 2020. Causey is also the owner and partner at Causey & Howard, LLC since 2012, municipal prosecutor for the Town of Vail since 2005, municipal prosecutor for the Town of Avon since 2022 and from 2002 to 2005 and substitute prosecutor for the Town of Avon from 2015 to 2022.
Previously, Causey was a prosecutor for the Town of Basalt from 2012 to 2016, prosecutor for the Town of Minturn from 2011 to 2016, corporate counsel at Amware Logistics Services, Inc. from 2009 to 2012, instructor at Colorado Mountain College from 2009 to 2010 and legal advocate coordinator and in-house attorney for Bright Future Foundation from 2008 to 2009. She was also a corporate counsel at Traer Creek Development Company from 2005 to 2008, court-appointed special advocate for the 5th Judicial District from 2002 to 2005, owner-partner at Dunn & Causey, LLC from 2002 to 2005 and associate attorney at Dunn & Abplanalp, P.C. from 1999 to 2002.
Causey earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1994 and her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law in 1999.