Gov. Bill Ritter has appointed an Edgewater city court judge to the Jefferson County bench, according to a press release issued today.
Tammy K. Green of Littleton, a former prosecutor and sole practitioner, will serve a provisional two-year term before standing for retention in the 2010 election. Green earned her law degree from the University of Illinois in 1988. Her B.A. was awarded from the University of Tulsa in 1985.
Greene has been the presiding judge for Edgewater since January 2008. She also has been providing relief judge services to the cities of Aurora, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Westminster, Thornton, and Boulder since January 2003.
County court judges are paid $123,067 per year.