Colorado Chief Justice Mullarkey retiring
June 3, 2010
DENVER (AP) – Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey says she is retiring in November.
Mullarkey made the announcement Thursday afternoon.
Former Democratic Gov. Roy Romer appointed her to the seven-member court June 29, 1987. Her fellow justices chose her to be chief justice in 1998.
She previously headed the appellate section in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, is a former Colorado solicitor general, and was a legal adviser to former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm.
Mullarkey holds degrees from St. Norbert College and from Harvard Law School.