The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission is looking for candidates to fill 2 jobs that will be produced by the resignation of District Judge Ramsey Lama and the retirement of District Judge Stephen E. Groome.
The jobs will happen July 23 and Nov. 9 respectively.
The commission will satisfy June 13 at the Fremont Combined Courts to interview and choose candidates for consultation by the guv to the workplace of district judge for the 11th Judicial District, that includes Chaffee, Custer, Fremont and Park counties.
Lama tendered his resignation April 26 mainly pointing out health factors. Nevertheless, he will be going back to personal practice after his July 25 end date.
Lama was designated to the district court bench in January 2016. Prior to his consultation, he was a solo professional at the Law Workplace of Ramsey Lama, LLC. According to the Colorado Judicial Branch site, his practice concentrated on criminal defense. Prior to forming his own company, Lama worked for the Workplace of the Colorado State Public Protector in its Salida and Grand Junction workplaces.
According to the Colorado Judicial Branch site, Groome was designated to the district court bench in June 2007. He is mainly designated to the Park County District Court in Fairplay. Prior to the bench, he acted as the County Lawyer for Park County for more than 4 years and remained in personal practice with focus in property, company, and estate law in Colorado for 15 years. For the ten years prior to pertaining to Colorado, Groome practiced in California, consisting of 8 years on the legal personnel of the California Association of Realtors.
While each position is a district-wide position, and the designated judge would sometimes appear in the other counties in the district, among the positions is mainly in Park County and the other position is mainly in Fremont County. If the candidate is getting one particular position and would not have the ability to accept a consultation to the other position, they ought to note this in their application.
To be qualified, the candidate needs to be a certified elector of the 11th Judicial District at the time of investiture and need to have been confessed to the practice of law in Colorado for 5 years. The present yearly wage for this position is $183,816. The preliminary term of workplace of a district judge is a provisionary regard to 2 years; afterwards, the incumbent district judge, if authorized by the citizens, has a regard to 6 years.
Application are offered from the workplace of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Melissa Hart, 2 E. 14th Ave., in Denver, or at the workplace of the court executive, Lisa Rowe, Fremont Combined Courts, at 136 Justice Center Roadway. Applications likewise are offered on the court’s web page at http://www.courts.state.co.us/Careers/Judge.cfm.
The finished application needs to be e-mailed to the address noted in the guidelines no behind 4 p.m. May 27. Late applications will not be thought about. Anyone wanting to recommend a prospect to fill the job might do so by letter to be sent to any member of the nominating commission, with a copy to the ex officio chair, no behind 4 p.m. May 20.
The members of the nominating commission are William Holt, of Westcliffe; Tawny Peyton, of Buena Vista; Julie Katz, of Coaldale; Marianne Wancura, Randy Canney and Richard Gast, of Salida. This commission presently has one job.
To learn more, see http://www.courts.state.co.us/Careers/Judge.cfm