Gov. Jared Polis on Nov. 9 made two appointments to fill vacancies on the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Polis appointed Judge Pax Moultrie to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David Furman, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Moultrie is a district court judge in the 2nd Judicial District, a position she’s held since 2020. Her docket consists of juvenile matters, according to the announcement. Previously, Moultrie was a magistrate judge in the 1st Judicial District in Jefferson County from 2018 to 2020, assistant county attorney in the Arapahoe County Attorney’s Office from 2011 to 2018 and assistant county attorney in the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office from 2008 to 2011.
Moultrie earned her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in 2001 and her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2006.
Polis also appointed Grant Sullivan to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John Daniel Dailey, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Sullivan is an assistant solicitor general and senior assistant attorney general with the Public Officials Unit of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, positions he’s held since 2012 and 2018, respectively. His practice consists of trial and appellate litigation on behalf of the state of Colorado, according to the announcement. Previously, Sullivan was assistant AG for the AG’s Office from 2011 to 2018, law clerk for Justice Nathan Coats on the Colorado Supreme Court from 2010 to 2011, associate at McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter from 2009 to 2010 and law clerk for Judge John Webb on the Colorado Court of Appeals from 2008 to 2009.
Sullivan earned his bachelor’s of business administration. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005 and his J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School in 2008.