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First Judicial District - Jefferson County Judge

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Honorable James C. Demlow

Retention year: 1992
Recommendation: Retain

Judge Demlow was appointed to the county court bench in 1982. He received a mechanical engineering degree in 1967 and worked in the aerospace industry for six years. Following his receipt of a law degree, he spent one year in private practice, four years as Assistant County Attorney for Jefferson County and four years as a magistrate for the First Judicial District.

Currently, Judge Demlow presides over criminal, civil, traffic and domestic violence cases.

Every group surveyed gave him high marks for fairness, consistency, reliability, willingness to listen to all parties and courtroom demeanor. He appears particularly compassionate toward persons who have no attorneys. He is active in the Lakewood Optimists Club and the Jefferson County High School Mock Trial program.

The 1st Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge James C. Demlow be retained.