Seventeenth Judicial District - District Court Judge
Honorable C. Scott Crabtree
Retention Year: 2004
The Seventeenth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge C. Scott Crabtree BE RETAINED.
Judge Crabtree was appointed to the bench in the Seventeenth Judicial District in July 2001. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Crabtree had a general law practice with an emphasis on civil litigation. Judge Crabtree has presided in domestic relations and criminal court since his appointment.
The Commission reviewed written survey evaluations of Judge Crabtree from attorneys and non-attorneys, including written comments. The Commission reviewed Judge Crabtree's written self-evaluation and conducted a personal interview with Judge Crabtree.
Judge Crabtree is the Treasurer of the Colorado District Judges Association and the Trial Judges Council for 2003-2004. He undertakes speaking opportunities to address civic groups such as Kiwanis and Rotary. He believes that public service is a part of being a judge.
Judge Crabtree received a retention recommendation of 89% in favor of retention and 4% not in favor of retention and 6% undecided from attorneys. He received a retention recommendation of 54% in favor of retention and 37% not in favor of retention and 10% undecided from non-attorneys.