Gov. Polis appoints County Court Judge for 8th Judicial District

Thursday, January 23, 2020

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced the appointment of Katharine (“Jenny”) Ellison to serve as County Court Judge for the 8th Judicial District. Her appointment is occasioned by the retirement of the Honorable Peter E. Schoon, Jr. 

Ellison was formerly a Trial Attorney at the VanMeveren Law Group (2019), where her practice focused on personal injury matters. Previously, she was a Chief Deputy District Attorney (2013-2018) and Deputy District Attorney in Larimer County (2003-2013). Ellison earned her B.A. from the Colorado College in 1999 and her J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law in 2004.

The appointment is effective Feb. 27, 2020.