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Vannoy, Douglas 2002 Evaluation


Thirteenth Judicial District - District Court Judge

Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy

Retention Year: 2002
Recommendation: Retain

The Thirteenth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge Douglas R. Vannoy BE RETAINED.

Judge Vannoy was appointed to the Thirteenth Judicial District Court bench in 1988. He earned his law degree at the University of Denver Law School in 1976. Judge Vannoy presides over civil, domestic relations and criminal juvenile cases.
Judge Vannoy is very knowledgeable, thorough and thoughtful. His involvement in the community is to be commended, especially the mock trial conducted in area schools by students.

Survey results were very positive for Judge Vannoy. In non-attorney surveys, 85% recommended Judge Vannoy be retained. Of attorneys surveyed, 86% recommended he be retained. Non-attorney comments were very favorable for retention. Because of his extremely large docket, at times he may appear impatient. An overwhelming majority of the responses praised Judge Vannoy for his hard work. Other positive aspects of Judge Vannoy are his work ethic, being punctual and fair.