Denver County Court

Presiding Judge’s Office

1437 Bannock Street, Room 108

Denver, CO  80202



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              CONTACT:         Jayro Espino

November 6, 2019                                                                   






DENVER -- The Denver County Court Judicial Nomination Commission is accepting applications from qualified attorneys to fill three vacancies for the Denver County Court Bench. 


Two vacancies will be created by the retirements of Johnny C. Barajas, and Brian T. Campbell respectively. They will formally notify the Mayor and Presiding Judge on December 3rd, 2019 of their retirement.  Johnny C. Barajas’s retirement will be effective the end of business day January 31, 2019.  Brian T. Campbell’s retirement will be effective the end of business day March 10, 2020.  A third vacancy will be created pending City Council’s approval of a new judgeship.  The anticipated judgeship will be created December 6, 2019. 


Judge Barajas has served Denver County Court since January 2003.  Judge Campbell has served Denver County Court since February 1980.  The Court appreciates their dedicated public service.   


Applicants for the position must be qualified electors of the City and County of Denver at the time of application and licensed Colorado attorneys with a minimum of five years as licensed practicing attorneys.  Each appointment will be for a provisional term of two years with retention for a regular four-year term determined at the first November General Election after the provisional term.


The original and eight (8) copies of the completed application must be filed with the Denver County Court Presiding Judge's office no later than Monday, November 18, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.  Late applications will not be considered.  Applications will be kept confidential except that the Nomination Commission shall publicly disclose the names of those nominees submitted to the Mayor and the nominees’ full applications will be forwarded to the Mayor. Persons interested in obtaining additional information or an application may contact the Presiding Judge's Office, 1437 Bannock St. Room 108 or call 720-865-7870.  Applicants selected for a personal interview by the Commission should anticipate all interviews on December 16, or 17, of 2019.  


The application will also be available online at :


NOTE: The application form has been modified by approval of the Commission.


Assistant United States Attorney Position



  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/24/2019 to 11/14/2019

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  • Pay scale & grade

    AD 21

  • Salary

    $67,956 to $166,400 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule


  • Responsibilities

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    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

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