Commission nominates two candidates for Garfield County court judge |

Commission nominates two candidates for Garfield County court judge

The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for a Garfield County Associate Court judgeship created by the Hon. Jason Jovanovich’s decision not to stand for retention. The vacancy is effective Jan. 11, 2011. Nominees Joseph Ross Kirwan III of Edwards and Jonathan Bruce Pototsky of Glenwood Springs were selected in a meeting Aug. 30 at the Garfield Combined Courthouse.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Aug. 31 within which to appoint one of the nominees as county court judge for Garfield County.

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at

Editor’s Note: Contact information for the nominees

Joseph Ross Kirwan III, 302 Eighth St., Suite 110, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, (970) 945-1000

Jonathan Bruce Pototsky, 109 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, (970) 945-8635

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