Colorado to get new state Supreme Court justice, with GJ ties

DENVER — Colorado is getting a new state Supreme Court justice.

Colorado Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez will be sworn in to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey.

Marquez is being sworn in today by her father, senior judge Jose Marquez.

Marquez’ appointment to the seven-member court was effective Nov. 30 when Mullarkey stepped down. She led the State Services Section of the attorney general’s office, which represents nine of Colorado’s executive branch agencies in Colorado.

She graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1987. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Yale Law School.



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