Latest News – October 6

District Court Judge Finalists Selected

The Fifth Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the resignation of Chief Judge R. Thomas Moorhead, effective Nov. 30, 2013.

Old Glory flies over Mt. Massive.

Old Glory flies over Mt. Massive.

Nominees Paul Dunkelman of Silverthorne; Monica McElyea of Breckenridge; and Holly Strablizky of Eagle were selected by the commission on Sept. 27, 2013.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Sept. 30, 2013, within which to appoint one of the nominees as district court judge for the Fifth Judicial District (Clear Creek, Eagle, Lake and Summit counties).

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to Governor John Hickenlooper at

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