Gov. Jared Polis on July 27 appointed Pierce Fowler to the 3rd Judicial District Court, covering Huerfano and Las Animas counties. The vacancy is created by the retirement of Judge Leslie Gerbracht, effective Jan. 10, 2023.
Fowler has been the owner of The Law Office of Pierce Fowler, Inc. since 2018. His practice consists primarily of dependency and neglect matters and counsel to the Bent County Department of Social Services, according to the July 27 announcement. Previously, he was an attorney at Shultz Law Office, LLC from 2016 to 2018. Fowler earned his bachelor’s degree from Marshall University in 2011 and his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2015.