Gov. Jared Polis selected Kim Shropshire on March 2 to fill a judicial vacancy on the 6th Judicial District Court serving La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties. The judgeship is created by the retirement of Judge William Herringer and the vacancy is effective March 9.
Shropshire is a staff attorney at Colorado Legal Services and guardian ad litem through appointment by the Ute Mountain Ute CFR court, positions she’s held since 2006. Her practice primarily consists of civil law related to issues of poverty, including family law, housing and public benefits.
Previously, Shropshire was a grant attorney for Colorado Legal Services from 2005 to 2006, a practitioner at the Law Office of Kim S. Shropshire from 2003 to 2006 and a staff attorney with Colorado Legal Services from 2001 to 2003. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in 1992 and her J.D. from the University of Denver in 2001.