DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Dec. 18 the appointment of Emily Anderson as a district court judge in the 17th Judicial District, which serves Adams and Broomfield counties.
Anderson will fill a vacancy created with the retirement of the Hon. C. Vincent Phelps.
Emily Anderson currently serves as a magistrate for the 17th Judicial District, a position she has held since 2005. In this position, she presides over civil, domestic relations, juvenile and criminal matters.
Previously, Anderson was a part-time Magistrate for the Denver County Court, president of her own law firm with a focus on family law, civil litigation and mediation, and a senior associate at Bell & Pollock, P.C.
Anderson earned a bachelor degree from Colorado College and a juris doctorate from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.
The appointment is effective Jan. 31, 2014.