Gov. Polis Appoints William Furse to the 22nd Judicial District Court

Gov. Jared Polis on Aug. 31 appointed William Furse to the 22nd Judicial District Court, covering Dolores and Montezuma counties, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Douglas Walker, effective Jan. 10, 2023.


Furse is a sole proprietor of the Law Offices of William Furse, LLC, a position he’s held since 2022. According to the announcement, his practice consists of criminal defense, family and tribal law. Previously, Furse was an assistant district attorney at the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office from 2021 to 2022 and the elected DA at the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office from 2012 to 2020, solo practitioner and public defender for the Mountain Ute Tribe from 2009 to 2012 and deputy public defender for the Durango Office of the State Public Defender from 2005 to 2009.  

Furse received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 2001 and his J.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago John Marshall Law School in 2005.

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