Eighth Judicial District - District Court Judge
Honorable Gregory M. Lammons
Retention Year: 2010
The Eighth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends by a vote of 10-0 that Judge Gregory M. Lammons BE RETAINED.
Judge Lammons graduated from Boston College with a B.A. degree in 1991 and received his law degree from the University of Colorado in 1995. Judge Lammons was a member of the Larimer County Bar Association Executive Committee from 2007 to 2009. He coaches a mock trial team for Fossil Ridge High School. The Mock Trial program introduces high school students to the legal field and trial practice. He also coaches little league baseball.
Judge Lammons is new to the bench, having been appointed on July 1, 2008. He did not have an existing docket when he was appointed. He currently has a docket consisting of civil, domestic relations, dependency & neglect, and probate. He does not have a criminal docket. Prior to appointment, he was the Chief Deputy for the District Attorney’s Office in the Eighth Judicial District. He served as a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office from 1996 until 2008. He taught the Colorado District Attorney Council’s course for new felony deputy district attorneys.
The Commission reviewed evaluation surveys, letters submitted by individuals, and the Judge’s self-evaluation and written opinions; performed courtroom observations; convened a public hearing; interviewed representatives of the District Attorney, County Attorney, and Probation Offices; and conducted an interview with Judge Lammons. Attorneys who responded to survey questions indicated that Judge Lammons’ performance in case management, application and knowledge of the law, communications, demeanor and diligence was outstanding. Non-attorneys who responded to survey questions also indicated that Judge Lammons’ performance in case management, application and knowledge of the law, communications, demeanor and diligence was outstanding. The Commission was impressed with Judge Lammons’ performance in all aspects of the evaluation criteria and believes that he will continue to be an excellent judge.
Of all attorneys surveyed about retention, 100% recommended to retain and 0% to not retain. Of non-attorneys surveyed, 100% recommended to retain and 0% to not retain.