Gov. Jared Polis on April 15 appointed Marques Ivey to the Adams County Court in the 17th Judicial District. This vacancy, created by the retirement of Judge Brian Bowen, is effective on April 29.
Ivey is a district and county court magistrate in the 17th Judicial District, a position he has held since 2021. Previously, Ivey was a criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of Marques A. Ivey, PLLC from 2006 to 2021, parking magistrate for the City of Aurora Parking Bureau from 2016 to 2021, variable municipal judge for the Lakewood Municipal Court from 2019 to 2021, pro-tem municipal judge for the Westminster Municipal Court from 2020 to 2021, relief municipal judge for the Aurora Municipal Court from 2020 to 2021, associate trial attorney at Harris, Karstaedt, Jamison & Powers, P.C. from 2005 to 2006 and a deputy state public defender in Denver from 2002 to 2004.
Ivey earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 1999 and his J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2002.