Tag:Colorado District Court

Senior Judge, Former 4th Judicial District Chief Judge Gilbert Martinez Dies

Judge Gil Martinez, a sitting senior judge and retired district court chief Judge of the 4th Judicial District, died at the age of 72.

Colorado Legal Services Seeks to Intervene in Challenge to Agricultural Workers’ Rights Bill

A Colorado law protecting agricultural workers’ rights and ensuring access to essential service providers is undergoing another legal challenge. 

Polis Appoints Kelley Southerland to the 17th Judicial District Court

Gov. Jared Polis on Aug. 3 appointed Kelley Southerland to fill the vacancy on the 17th Judicial District Court.

The First Woman on the Federal Bench in Colorado

In 1979, Zita Weinshienk became the first woman to sit on the federal bench in the state and she broke many glass ceilings.

Courts Should Reflect the Communities We Serve

It was not until 1957 that Colorado had its first non-white judge on any level. Mayor William Nicholson appointed James Flanigan, the grandson of...