Latest News – October 22
New Judge Ulrich Appointed for Saguache County
Last month, Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Anna N. Ulrich to serve as a county court judge in Saguache County in the 12th Judicial District and Kimberly D. Cortez-Rodriguez to serve as county court judge in Conejos County in the 12th Judicial District. Ulrich will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Amanda K. Pearson and Cortez-Rodriguez will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Susan I. Broyles.
Ulrich has been a sole practitioner with Anna N.H. Ulrich, Attorney at Law, LLC since 2006. While maintaining her solo practice, she has also worked as an Assistant County Attorney for Chaffee County. Prior to opening her own practice, she was a research attorney for the 12th Judicial District; an associate attorney at Greene, Meyer & McElroy, P.C., in Boulder; and an associate attorney at Maynes, Bradford, Shipps & Sheftel, LLP, in Durango. She earned her bachelor’s from Trinity University and her J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School.
Cortez-Rodriguez is currently the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator for the 12th Judicial District, a position she has held since January 2013. Prior to her employment in the court, she was an associate attorney at Lester Sigmond Rooney & Schwiesow in Alamosa. Before joining the firm, she worked as a paralegal and temporary staff attorney for Colorado Legal Services. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School.
Cortez-Rodriquez’s appointment is effective January 10, 2017. Ulrich’s appointment is effective November 1, 2016.