1994 Judicial Performance Evaluations

1994 Evaluations

Please click on your county below to find the district and county judges, if any, standing for retention in your judicial district. Your ballot will also include all appellate judges standing for retention.

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Appellate Courts
Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain
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Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventeenth Judicial District (Adams County)

District Judges  
Honorable Donald W. Marshall Jr. Retain
Honorable Phillips R. Roan Retain
Honorable John J. Vigil Retain

 

Adams County Judges  
Honorable Cindy H. Bruner Retain
Honorable Emil Rinaldi Retain
Honorable Sabino Romano Retain
Honorable Robert J. Steinborn Do Not Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Alamosa County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Alamosa County Judges  
No Alamosa county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Arapahoe County)

District Judges  
Honorable Michael L. Bieda Do Not Retain

 

Arapahoe County Judges  
Honorable Geraldine L. Allan Retain
Honorable Ethan D. Feldman Retain
Honorable Dana E. Murray Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixth Judicial District (Archuleta County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Archuleta County Judges  
No Archuleta county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Baca County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Baca County Judges  
No Baca county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Bent County)

District Judges  
Honorable M. Jon Kolomitz Retain

 

Bent County Judges  
No Bent county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twentieth Judicial District (Boulder County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Boulder County Judges  
No Boulder county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventeenth Judicial District (Broomfield County)

District Judges  
Honorable Donald W. Marshall Jr. Retain
Honorable Phillips R. Roan Retain
Honorable John J. Vigil Retain

 

Broomfield County Judges  
No Broomfield county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Chaffee County)

District Judges  
Honorable Julie G. Marshall Retain

 

Chaffee County Judges  
No Chaffee county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Cheyenne County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Cheyenne County Judges  
Honorable Paul D. Tallman Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Clear Creek County)

District Judges  
Honorable Richard H. Hart Retain

 

Clear Creek County Judges  
Honorable Robert H. Wheeler Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Conejos County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Conejos County Judges  
Honorable Gordon J. Bosa Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Costilla County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Costilla County Judges  
No Costilla county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Crowley County)

District Judges  
Honorable M. Jon Kolomitz Retain

 

Crowley County Judges  
Honorable Carl Ross Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Custer County)

District Judges  
Honorable Julie G. Marshall Retain

 

Custer County Judges  
Honorable Harold D. Taylor Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Delta County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Delta County Judges  
No Delta county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Second Judicial District (Denver County)

District Judges  
Honorable John Coughlin Retain
Honorable Robert P. Fullerton Retain
Honorable Morris B. Hoffman Retain
Honorable Warren O. Martin Retain
Honorable Frank Martinez Retain
Honorable William  G. Meyer Retain
Honorable R. Michael Mullins Retain
Honorable Connie L. Peterson Retain
Honorable Dana Wakefield Retain
Honorable Orrelle R. Weeks Retain

 

Denver County Judges  
Honorable Larry Bohning Retain
Honorable Kathleen M. Bowers Retain
Honorable James B. Breese Retain
Honorable Brian T. Campbell Retain
Honorable Arthur L. Fine Retain
Honorable Lawrence A. Manzanares Retain
Honorable Raymond N. Satter Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twenty-Second Judicial District (Dolores County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Dolores County Judges  
No Dolores county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Douglas County)

District Judges  
Honorable Michael L. Bieda Do Not Retain

 

Douglas County Judges  
No Douglas county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Eagle County)

District Judges  
Honorable Richard H. Hart Retain

 

Eagle County Judges  
No Eagle county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fourth Judicial District (El Paso County)

District Judges  
Honorable Peter W. Booth Retain
Honorable Donald E. Campbell Retain
Honorable Michael J. Heydt Retain
Honorable Steven T. Pelican Retain

 

El Paso County Judges  
Honorable Caroline M. Benham Retain
Honorable Geoffrey deWolfe Retain
Honorable James S. Patterson Retain
Honorable Stephen J. Sletta Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Elbert County)

District Judges  
Honorable Michael L. Bieda Do Not Retain

 

Elbert County Judges  
No Elbert county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Fremont County)

District Judges  
Honorable Julie G. Marshall Retain

 

Fremont County Judges  
No Fremont county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Garfield County)

District Judges  
Honorable T. Peter Craven Retain
Honorable Thomas W. Ossola Retain

 

Garfield County Judges  
Honorable Steven L. Carter Retain
Honorable Victor M. Zerbi Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

First Judicial District (Gilpin County)

District Judges  
Honorable Christopher Munch Retain
Honorable Henry Nieto Retain
Honorable Gaspar F. Perricone Retain
Honorable Michael Villano Retain
Honorable Tom Woodford Retain

 

Gilpin County Judges  
Honorable Frederic Rogers Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Grand County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Grand County Judges  
Honorable Cecil Wayne Williams Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Gunnison County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Gunnison County Judges  
No Gunnison county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Hinsdale County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Hinsdale County Judges  
Honorable Larry Vickers Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Third Judicial District (Huerfano County)

District Judges  
Honorable Claude W. Appel Retain

 

Huerfano County Judges  
Honorable Robert Haeger Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighth Judicial District (Jackson County)

District Judges  
Honorable James H. Hiatt Retain

 

Jackson County Judges  
No Jackson county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

First Judicial District (Jefferson County)

District Judges  
Honorable Christopher Munch Retain
Honorable Henry Nieto Retain
Honorable Gaspar F. Perricone Retain
Honorable Michael Villano Retain
Honorable Tom Woodford Retain

 

Jefferson County Judges  
Honorable Kim Goldberger Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Kiowa County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Kiowa County Judges  
Honorable Gary W. Davis Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Kit Carson County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Kit Carson County Judges  
No Kit Carson county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixth Judicial District (La Plata County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

La Plata County Judges  
No La Plata county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Lake County)

District Judges  
Honorable Richard H. Hart Retain

 

Lake County Judges  
No Lake county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighth Judicial District (Larimer County)

District Judges  
Honorable James H. Hiatt Retain

 

Larimer County Judges  
Honorable John E. Kochenburger Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Third Judicial District (Las Animas County)

District Judges  
Honorable Claude W. Appel Retain

 

Las Animas County Judges  
Honorable George Newman Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Lincoln County)

District Judges  
Honorable Michael L. Bieda Do Not Retain

 

Lincoln County Judges  
Honorable Truston Lee Fisher Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Logan County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Logan County Judges  
No Logan county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twenty-First Judicial District (Mesa County)

District Judges  
Honorable Amanda Bailey Retain

 

Mesa County Judges  
Honorable Arthur R. Smith Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Mineral County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Mineral County Judges  
No Mineral county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Moffat County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Moffat County Judges  
Honorable Mary Lynne James Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twenty-Second Judicial District (Montezuma County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Montezuma County Judges  
No Montezuma county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Montrose County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Montrose County Judges  
No Montrose county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Morgan County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Morgan County Judges  
Honorable Edgar Brandenburg Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Otero County)

District Judges  
Honorable M. Jon Kolomitz Retain

 

Otero County Judges  
Honorable Ralph N. Wadleigh Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Ouray County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Ouray County Judges  
Honorable Paul David Smith Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Park County)

District Judges  
Honorable Julie G. Marshall Retain

 

Park County Judges  
Honorable Stanley J. Mayhew Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Phillips County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Phillips County Judges  
Honorable David O. Colver Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Pitkin County)

District Judges  
Honorable T. Peter Craven Retain
Honorable Thomas W. Ossola Retain

 

Pitkin County Judges  
Honorable Fitzhugh Scott III Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Prowers County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Prowers County Judges  
Honorable George W. McLachlan Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Tenth Judicial District (Pueblo County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Pueblo County Judges  
Honorable David A. Cole Retain
Honorable James H. Frasher Jr. Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Rio Blanco County)

District Judges  
Honorable T. Peter Craven Retain
Honorable Thomas W. Ossola Retain

 

Rio Blanco County Judges  
Honorable Laurie Noble Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Rio Grande County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Rio Grande County Judges  
Honorable Michael H. Trujillo Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Routt County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Routt County Judges  
Honorable James H. Garrecht Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Saguache County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Saguache County Judges  
No Saguache county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Sixth Judicial District (San Juan County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

San Juan County Judges  
No San Juan county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Seventh Judicial District (San Miguel County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

San Miguel County Judges  
Honorable Sharon Shuteran Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Sedgwick County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Sedgwick County Judges  
No Sedgwick county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Summit County)

District Judges  
Honorable Richard H. Hart Retain

 

Summit County Judges  
No Summit county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Fourth Judicial District (Teller County)

District Judges  
Honorable Peter W. Booth Retain
Honorable Donald E. Campbell Retain
Honorable Michael J. Heydt Retain
Honorable Steven T. Pelican Retain

 

Teller County Judges  
No Teller county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Washington County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Washington County Judges  
Honorable Kevin L. Hoyer Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Nineteenth Judicial District (Weld County)

Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Weld County Judges  
Honorable Willis Kulp Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable William H. Erickson Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable Steven C. Briggs Retain
Honorable Karen S. Metzger Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Yuma County)

District Judges  
Honorable Steven E. Shinn Retain

 

Yuma County Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Callahan Retain