Eighteenth Judicial District - District Court Judge
Honorable Timothy L. Fasing
Retention Year: 2004
The Eighteenth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance unanimously recommends that Judge Timothy L. Fasing BE RETAINED.
In 1970, Judge Fasing graduated from the University of Minnesota; and, in 1975, he graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law. He has been a judge for 14 years, the first 4 years spent as an Arapahoe County Court Judge. As a District Judge, he has a "mixed docket" managing civil cases about 50% of the time and felony criminal cases 50% of the time.
Some of the attorneys and non-attorneys surveyed criticized Judge Fasing's case management as being on the slow side. Some explained that this was due to his methodical approach to the facts and the law. However, Judge Fasing was made aware of the Commission's concern 6 years ago; and he understands the importance of correcting the misperception that what appears as delay is often being spent on legal research and urgent judicial matters being handled out of his courtroom.
Judge Fasing received an 87% retention recommendation from attorneys and an 87% retention recommendation from non-attorneys.