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Twentieth Judicial District - District Judge

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Honorable Carol Glowinsky

Retention year: 2000
Recommendation: Retain

The Twentieth Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance recommends that Judge Carol Glowinsky BE RETAINED.

The recommendation is based upon survey results from litigants, court staff, jurors, law enforcement personnel, attorneys and others; information received at a public hearing conducted on April 4, 2000; courtroom observations by Commission members; a personal interview conducted with the judge; and other information and materials received.

Judge Glowinsky was appointed to the Boulder County Court in January 1995. She was appointed to the District Court in January 1997. Prior to her appointment Judge Glowinsky was a clinical professor of law at the University of Colorado, specializing in family law, trial advocacy and civil procedure. Judge Glowinsky is a 1979 graduate of the University of Denver School of Law.

For the past two years Judge Glowinsky's workload has included approximately 40% civil cases, 35% domestic relations, 20% felony matters and 5% juvenile cases. Based upon attorney responses to questionnaires, 97% favored retention, 1% favored non-retention and 1% had no opinion. Among non-attorneys surveyed, 86% favored retention, 5% non-retention and 9% had no opinion.

Overall, attorneys and non-attorneys rated Judge Glowinsky as an exceptionally capable judge.

It is the recommendation of the Commission that Judge Glowinsky be retained.