Colo. Chief Justice Mullarkey retiring |

Colo. Chief Justice Mullarkey retiring

DENVER – 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.

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